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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.

October 6, 2015
Regents Professor Truhlar awarded prestigious Plyler Prize
Regents Professor Donald Truhlar has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics. He is being honored for his outstanding work in dynamics. Read More

October 2, 2015
Professor Finlayson-Pitts presents Kolthoff Lectureship, Oct. 6-9
The Kolthoff Lectureship in Chemistry is planned for Tuesday, October 6, through Friday, October 9. It features Professor Barbara Finlayson-Pitts from the School of Physical Sciences at the University of California-Irvine. Read More

October 2, 2015
Professor Truhlar's publications hit their 100,000th citation
According to Google Scholar Citations, the publications of Regents Professor Donald G. Truhlar received their 100,000th citation on September 27, 2015. Read More

October 2, 2015
Being an Ally workshop, Tuesday, October 6
An upcoming Being an Ally workshop, with a focus on STEM fields, will introduce the concept of being an ally in the work of equity and diversity: 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, in Walter Library Room 101. Read More

October 1, 2015
Interesting research by the ICDC featured in energy newsletter
Research by the University of Minnesota-based Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center, which is led by Professor Laura Gagliardi, is featured in a Frontiers in Energy Research newsletter. Read More

September 28, 2015
Public lecture: Fueling the Future. Register now, please.
How do we fuel the future with sustainable biofuels? Professor James C. Liao examines this challenge at a free and public Covestro Lectureship in Sustainability, Tuesday, Oct. 13. Please, register now. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 8
Kolthoff Lectureship: Barbara Finlayson-Pitts
Friday, October 9
Kolthoff Lectureship: Barbara Finlayson-Pitts
Tuesday, October 13
Covestro Lecture in Sustainability: James Liao
Covestro Public Lecture: James Liao

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