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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.

September 1, 2015
Sustainable Nanotechnology Center lands new $20 million contract
The Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, a multi-institutional research center that includes University of Minnesota researchers, has inked a new contract with the National Science Foundation, one that will provide nearly $20 million in support over the next five years. Read More

August 27, 2015
ICDC researchers featured in Catalysis special edition
A paper by six ICDC researchers has been selected for inclusion in the American Chemical Society virtual special issue on Theory and Computation in Catalysis. Read More

August 27, 2015
Klein receives Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship
Post-doctoral Associate Johannes Klein has received a prestigious Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Klein is working in the laboratory of Regents Professor Lawrence Que Jr. Read More

August 25, 2015
Soller wins Eli Lilly/WCC Travel Award
Kailey Soller, a fourth-year graduate student co-advised by Professors Michael Bowser and Gianluigi Veglia, is one of 10 recipients nationally of the Eli Lilly/Women Chemists Committee Travel Award. Read More

August 20, 2015
Department of Chemistry ranked 29th in the world
The Department of Chemistry is ranked 29th in the world in chemistry in the 2015 the Academic Ranking of World Universities, which was recently released by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Read More

August 20, 2015
We're going to the Fair, Aug. 27 to Sept. 7
From our green chemistry and engineering exhibit to hands-on experiments and demonstrations, the Department of Chemistry will have a strong presence at the Minnesota State Fair. Read More

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Monday, September 7
Labor Day
Tuesday, September 8
Classes begin
Thursday, September 10
Departmental Seminar: Kenneth Leopold
Tuesday, September 15
Student Seminar Series: Shannon Stahl

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