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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 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

April 2, 2015
Will Isley and Becca Mackenzie honored with Overend Award
William “Will” Isley III and Rebecca “Becca” Mackenzie have received 2014-15 Overend Awards for Graduate Research in Physical Chemistry. The award honors outstanding physical chemistry graduate student researchers. Read More

April 1, 2015
Five students earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowship honors
Five Department of Chemistry students, including four graduate students and one undergraduate student, have received honors in the 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program. Read More

March 30, 2015
Researchers lay groundwork for developing metal-free catalysts
Groundbreaking work for developing useful and practical small molecule metal-free catalysts published in JACS. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 23
Departmental Seminar: Guangbin Dong
Monday, April 27
Workshop Talk: Jake Yeston
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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