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The Department of Chemistry is dedicated to:

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.

April 24, 2014
Cool Chemistry offers hands-on chemistry to 7th-8th grade girls
Approximately 70 7th and 8th grade girls will enjoy a day of hands-on chemistry workshops and demonstrations at the 8th annual Cool Chem Day, Saturday, April 28. Read More

April 23, 2014
Franek honored with President's Award for Outstanding Service
Joe Franek, lecture demonstration director, has received the President's Award for Outstanding Service, honored for going well beyond his regular duties and demonstrating unusual commitment to the university community. Read More

April 23, 2014
Innovative safety program receives national award
The innovative safety program developed by the Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science has received the inaugural Council of Chemical Research Safety Award. Read More

April 21, 2014
Gunsolus again receives Torske Klubben Fellowship
Ian Gunsolus, a third-year graduate student working with Professor Christy Haynes, has received a Torske Klubben Fellowship. This is the second consecutive year that he has received this fellowship. Read More

April 18, 2014
Hussein receives President’s Student Leadership & Service Award
Kadir Hussein has been honored with the President’s Student Leadership & Service Award for his exceptional leadership, and service to the University of Minnesota and surrounding community. Read More

April 17, 2014
Lee Penn receives Breaking the Silence Award
Professor Lee Penn has received a Breaking the Silence Award from the University of Minnesota's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Ally Programs Office. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 24
Departmental Seminar: Shana Kelley
Tuesday, April 29
Moscowitz Seminar: Frank Neese

Graduate Student Research Symposium

Tuesday, June 10 (link)

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