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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.

July 25, 2014
August 1 symposium honors Regents Professor Larry Que
An upcoming symposium titled, Bioinorganic Headwaters at the University of Minnesota: A Retrospective and Prospective in Honor of Regents Professor Larry Que, will be held from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 1, in 220 Science Teaching & Student Services (STSS). Read More

July 18, 2014
ACS National Meeting Chemistry Alumni & Friends Breakfast
If you're attending the American Chemical Society National Meeting, you're invited to the Chemistry Alumni & Friends Breakfast, which is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12. Read More

July 18, 2014
Recent graduate Dawen Niu receives doctorate prize
Dawen Niu, Ph.D., has received a 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize. He was selected for his work on "the aromatic ene reaction." Read More

July 14, 2014
Chemical Biology Interface Training Grant renewed
The National Institutes of Health has renewed the Chemical Biology Interface Training Grant for the next five years, which provides $1.2 million to fund graduate students working at the interface of chemistry and biology. Read More

July 14, 2014
Professor Distefano named an ACS Fellow
Professor Mark Distefano has been named a 2014 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow, honored for his outstanding contributions and service to chemistry, science, the profession, and the ACS. Read More

July 9, 2014
Infrastructure grant will be used to replace old NMR spectrometers
Four aging nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometers will be replaced thanks to a $329,600 Research Infrastructure Reinvestment Program grant from the Office of the Vice President for Research. Read More

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