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News Release (December 8, 1967)


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News Release (December 8, 1967)
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For Immediate Release; 1 - 66 - 12/8/67
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New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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December 8, 1967


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1 66 -12/8/67 R .f.: Furman r.. Arthur I ffiDIATE RELF.AS SA S TA---A New Colle c cherni try professor has received a $10,800 nt to do research on unusual arol!!atic compounds. Dr. Rodger Griffin Jr., a ociat profee or of chemistr 1 has been th grant hy the Petroleu Fesenrch Fund, tered by the American Chemical Society. During the next 15 onths, Dr. r.riffin will conduct re rch on Aro Co pound in the college 1 horatorie and with the assistance of certain of hie undergraduate student Dr. Griffin said that the work 1 b dir cted to pr pari P. new and unusual compounds and then transforming them into other olecules. The work i pri aril being done to achieve better un erstandinR of and their electronic properti R1 he said. The field of research is baaed on previous work that nr. Griffin has done. He said that the first work in the field was in 1899 but overlooked until the 1950's, when ch ,fsts in F.ngland and t the niversity of Rochester in New York ber,an a systematic study. 30

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