Smalley to Receive US Navys Highest Civilian Honor Photo Opportunity

first_imgShareMedia Advisory/Photo Opportunity CONTACT: Lia UnrauPHONE: (713) 831-4793EMAIL:[email protected] TO RECEIVE U.S. NAVY’S HIGHEST CIVILIAN HONORWHO: U.S. Secretary of the Navy John Dalton and Rice chemistry professorRichard Smalley, 1996 recipient of the Nobel Prize in ChemistryWHAT: Dalton will present Smalley with the Civilian Distinguished PublicService Award, the Navy’s highest civilian honor. Dalton and Smalley will beavailable for a brief question-and-answer session following the ceremony.WHEN: Friday, June 27, at 11 a.m. The event will be followed by a tour ofSmalley’s laboratory at 11:30 and a luncheon at 12:15 p.m. WHERE: Founders Room in Lovett Hall. Lovett Hall can be reached by takingEntrance 1 or 2 off of Main Street. Smalley’s lab is in 306 Space ScienceBuilding, located just inside Entrance 13 off of Rice Boulevard.To attend the award ceremony, tour of Smalley’s lab or the luncheon, pleasecontact Lia Unrau in the Rice University News Office at (713) 831-4793, or bye-mail at [email protected]### AddThislast_img read more