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Web Date: July 29, 2014

U.S. Brings Home Gold

Competition: Team has strong showing at International Chemistry Olympiad, but Singapore comes out on top
Department: ACS News | Collection: Life Sciences
Keywords: International Chemistry Olympiad, education

Singapore came out on top during the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad, held July 20–29 in Vietnam, earning the highest-scoring gold medal and the highest overall team score.

With one gold and three silvers, the U.S. put on a solid performance. “I am so proud of them as ambassadors of the U.S. culture,” says head mentor Melissa Barranger-Mathys, assistant professor of chemistry at Ursuline College, in Ohio. This achievement “is a . . .

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