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excellence in education, research, and public service. We strive towards these goals through world-class teaching in the classroom and laboratory, research aimed at solving some of society's most important human health, energy, and environmental problems, and embracing diversity of communities and ideas to benefit Minnesota, the nation, and the world.

May 25, 2016
Graduate Student Research Symposium, Tuesday, June 7, 2016
This year’s annual Graduate Student Research Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7. It will be conducted at the Walter F. Mondale Hall (Law School), 229 19th Ave. S., on the West Bank. Read More

May 25, 2016
Michelle Driessen promoted to professor
Michelle Driessen, the Department of Chemistry's general chemistry director, has been promoted to professor. Read More

May 25, 2016
Jane Wissinger promoted to professor
Jane Wissinger, director of the Department of Chemistry's organic chemistry laboratory, has been promoted to professor. Read More

May 24, 2016
David Blank is a 3M/Alumni Professor
David Blank is a 3M/Alumni Professor, effective July 1, 2016. The 3M/Alumni Professorship, like the other endowed professorships in the department, recognizes and rewards chemistry's most distinguished faculty. Read More

May 24, 2016
Grant helps researchers look at low-cost renewable electricity
A collaborative team of researchers, including Laura Gagliardi, Eray Aydil and Chris Leighton, have received a research grant to explore pyrite iron disulfide as a low-cost solution for renewable electricity. Read More

May 17, 2016
MOF with unprecedented molecular recognition for carbohydrates
New research highlights the importance of the metal-organic framework (MOF) environment and uniformity when adsorbing sugars, and motivates future work exploring new frontiers on selective catalytic conversion of biomass in MOFs. Read More

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