The White Group's article 'A General and Highly Selective Chelate-Controlled Intermolecular Oxidative Heck Reaction' was in the July 31, 2008 edition of C&E News.
- Dr. M. Christina White and student Mark Chen's new research into predictably selective aliphatic C-H oxidation for complex molecule synthesis that recently appeared in Science has been covered in six news articles.
- Christina White and grad student Kenneth J. Fraunhoffer have discovered a way to catalytically convert C-H directly to C-N. Their discoveries are highlighted in a news article in C&E News.
- Professor M. Christina White of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois was recently awarded the 2007 Eli Lilly Grantee Award.
- One of the fundamental challenges facing organic synthesis in the 21st century is the need to significantly increase the efficiency with which carbon frameworks can be constructed and functionalized.
- Dr. M. Christina White and Mark Chen's recent research paper regarding aliphatic C-H oxidation has been selected as a top ten breakthrough of the year in science by Science Magazine.
- Professor of Chemistry, M. Christina White was awarded a prestigious NSF CAREER grant titled, "Catalytic Organotransition Metal Chemistry: C-C Bond Forming Reactions via Allylic C-H Bond Activation".