Dr. Tracey Mason was awarded the Braude Award by the American Chemical Society Maryland Section last week. The Braude Award was established to recognize outstanding mentorship in undergraduate research. She gave a research talk titled “Trans-Isopropylamine triphenylphosphine diiodine platinum II: challenging the paradigm of cis-geometry in platinum chemotherapeutics” and was presented the award by chapter secretary Dr. Louise Hellwig. Chemistry department faculty came to celebrate with Dr. Mason as well as many senior students.