School briefs

- Posted on Dec 11, 2013 - 01:51 PM

Nicholas Erdle of Hayes, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Jason D. Shields recently published a first-authored scientific paper titled “Enantioselective, Nickel-Catalyzed Suzuki Cross-Coupling of Quinolinium Ions” in the journal Organic Letters, as part of his doctoral studies.

Shields is a graduate student in organic chemistry at Princeton University. A 2006 graduate of Gloucester High School, he is the son of Jeffrey and Julie Shields and the grandson of Rosalind HaLevi, all of Hayes.