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Chemistry senior enters ACS's #ChemChamps video contest

Meet Ashlee Robison. Ashlee is a senior Chemistry major, and with the video below she has entered the American Chemical Society’s 2014 Chemistry Champions Contest.

The challenge of the contest is to create a short video that clearly and accurately explains the student's research for a non-scientific audience -- a vital skill in a world driven by science.

Watch as in only three minutes Ashlee explains her undergraduate research, seeking ways to protect honeybees from the Varroa mite, a bee-colony killer that plagues the beekeeping industry.

If Ashlee advances to the semi-final round, she’ll be flown by the American Chemical Society to San Francisco to present her video to professional scientists and the public in August at the ACS National Meeting & Exposition, where this year's Chemistry Champion will be chosen.

UPDATE 6/24/2014: Ashlee has been named a semi-finalist for the #ChemChamps Contest!
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