Four new students joined the Shaughnessy group as undergraduate researchers this semester. Geoffrey Alintoff is a New College student and a University Fellow. He is working on new ligands for extraction of heavy metals from water sources. Lindsey Hiatt is a Chemical Engineering major and a Randall Research Scholar. Lindsey is working on new palladium precatalysts for cross-coupling reactions. Allison Rhoads is a chemistry major and a member of the Emerging Scholars program. Allison is working on new ligand for cooperative catalysis applications. Trey Vardaman is a New College student. He is working on catalysts for alkyne cross-coupling reactions.