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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, 2015
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 10th annual Cool Chemistry Day, Saturday, April 25. Read More

April 23, 2015
Truhlar elected Fellow of American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Professor Donald G. Truhlar has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, honored for his preeminent contributions to his field and the world. Read More

April 22, 2015
Haynes receives 2015 Advising and Mentoring Award
Professor Christy Haynes has been awarded the 2015 Advising and Mentoring Award by the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. She was nominated by her students to receive this award. Read More

April 10, 2015
Gladfelter receives Taylor Award of Distinguished Service
In recognition of his service to others, Professor Wayne Gladfelter has been awarded the 2015 George W. Taylor Award of Distinguished Service by the College of Science and Engineering. Read More

April 7, 2015
Two cobalt metals work together to catalyze nitrogen silylation
Researchers have discovered a dicobalt complex that catalyzes the silylation of of nitrogen to N(SiMe3)3 in high turnover numbers. Read More

April 3, 2015
Two chemistry undergraduates named Goldwater Scholars
Four undergraduates in the College of Science and Engineering, including chemistry students Nathan Klein and Sammy Shaker, have been named 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 28
Departmental Seminar: Kevan Shokat
Thursday, April 30
Departmental Seminar: Anne McNeil

Graduate Student Research Symposium

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 (link)

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