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providing a world-class education through its classroom and laboratory teaching; and creating new scientific knowledge through research aimed at solving some of society's most important human health, energy, and environmental problems.

August 28, 2014
Sept. 13 research symposium honors Izaak Kolthoff's legacy
A research symposium honoring the legacy of legendary chemist Professor Izaak M. Kolthoff is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in 100 Smith Hall. The registration deadline for the symposium and lunch is Wednesday, Sept. 3. Read More

August 28, 2014
Symposium to honor Donald Truhlar at ACS 2015 meeting
A symposium honoring Professor Donald Truhlar is being planned for the American Chemical Society's national meeting in the spring of 2015. Read More

August 26, 2014
Cover story: systematic analysis of enzyme substrate sequences
Featured on the cover of ACS Chemical Biology is development of a method for synthesizing and screening libraries of hundreds of peptide sequences as potential substrates for protein farnesyltransferase (PFTase). Read More

August 12, 2014
Professor Hoye honored with ACS Ernest Guenther Award
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has honored Professor Thomas Hoye with the Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products. Read More

August 7, 2014
NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates $261,180 grant
Department of Chemistry receives three-year, $261,180 grant from the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates, which will augment the Lando/Chemistry Summer Research Program. Read More

August 7, 2014
Truhlar's new research paper chosen as ACS Editors' Choice
"Bulk Properties of Transition Metals: A Challenge for the Design of Universal Density Functionals,” to be published in the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, has also been selected as an ACS Editors’ Choice. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Monday, September 1
Labor Day Holiday
Thursday, September 4
Departmental Seminar: Laura Gagliardi
GSWC: Green Chemistry Workshop
Thursday, September 11
Departmental Seminar: Connie Lu

National Historic Chemical Landmark Celebration

September 12th and 13th (link)

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