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excellence in education, research, and public service. We strive towards these goals through world-class teaching in the classroom and laboratory, research aimed at solving some of society's most important human health, energy, and environmental problems, and embracing diversity of communities and ideas to benefit Minnesota, the nation, and the world.

November 24, 2015
First time ever: cryptand-encapsulated Co–O–Co unit
Minnesota researchers and others have, for the first time, isolated and characterized a unique linear Co-O-Co core encapsulated inside a cryptand ligand. Read More

November 20, 2015
New synthetic method enables substrate recognition by enzyme
Research into a new synthetic method for the synthesis of peptides containing C-Terminal cysteine esters is featured on the November 20, 2015, cover of the Journal of Organic Chemistry. Read More

November 19, 2015
CSP students among 2015 Dow Sustainability Award finalists
A team of four student researchers who work with the Center for Sustainable Polyers is one of 10 finalists in the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award. Read More

November 19, 2015
Highland Park Science Club learns about science, first-hand
Science gets real for students involved with the Highland Park Senior High Science Club during a visit to the Chemistry Department hosted by professors George Barany and Kenneth Leopold. Read More

November 13, 2015
Truhlar named Honorary Fellow of Chinese Chemical Society
Regents Professor Donald Truhlar has been named an Honorary Fellow of the Chinese Chemical Society—its highest honor. Read More

November 13, 2015
Borycz presents research at Center for Gas Separations meeting
Joshua Borycz receives a travel award as part of his Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. He will present his research at a Center for Gas Separations meeting. Read More

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Monday, November 30
Departmental Seminar: Will Gutekunst, Ph.D.

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