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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 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

August 1, 2014
CSP receives $20 million grant to pioneer next generation plastics
The Center for Sustainable Polymers has been awarded a $20 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation focused on discoveries of the next generation of biobased plastics. Read More

July 30, 2014
Synthetic mononuclear nonheme iron-superoxo complex
Collaborative research leads to the first example of a synthetic mononuclear nonheme iron-superoxo complex characterized. Read More

July 29, 2014
Harnessing redox activity for the formation of uranium compounds
Researchers make progress in using redox-active ligands to engage multielectron reactivity in uranium in analogy to transition metal. Read More

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