News & Events

Overview

The chemistry department’s research is regularly featured in journals, publications, and news outlets. In addition, our faculty consistently garner awards and recognitions for their work. See our news archive for past stories.

Each semester the department also sponsors numerous events and seminars on chemistry-related topics. View our listing of departmental events and check out our seminar and colloquia schedule for this year’s presentations. These provide opportunities to learn about the latest research projects in chemistry while networking with fellow researchers, faculty, and students.

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Upcoming Speakers

Organic Seminar: Enolate Structure: Aggregation, Solvation, Stereoselectivity and Mechanism of an Azaadol Addition

Analuz Mark, 3rd Year Talk

Fri, April 28, 2017 • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Hutchison Hall 473

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Charles F. Hutchison Lecture Series: "Generation and Characterization of Primary Copper(I)-Dioxygen Adducts: A Bioinorganic Perspective"

Kenneth D. Karlin

Mon, May 01, 2017 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
473 Hutchison Hall

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Charles F. Hutchison Lecture Series: "Synthetic Bioinorganic Nitrogen Oxide Chemistry with Heme and/or Copper Complexes"

Kenneth D. Karlin

Wed, May 03, 2017 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall 140 (RC)

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Charles F. Hutchison Lecture Series: "New Heme-Copper-O2 Constructs: Factors Leading to O–O Reductive Cleavage"

Kenneth D. Karlin

Thu, May 04, 2017 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
473 Hutchison Hall

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Physical Seminar: "A hybrid molecular-nanocrystal platform for photon upconversion"

Professor Ming Lee Tang

Mon, May 08, 2017 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hutchison Hall 473

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Recent News

Undergraduate Chemistry Awards

April 20, 2017

The following seniors have won Chemistry Awards, and will be recognized at this year’s Chemistry Diploma Ceremony, on May 21, 2017.

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Chemistry Seniors and Juniors Win University of Rochester Awards!

April 20, 2017

Univ Award Winners

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Matson, Wojtovich receive Furth Fund awards

April 17, 2017

kara-brenEllen Matson, assistant professor of chemistry, and Andrew Wojtovich, assistant professor of anesthisiology, are recipients of the 2017 Furth Fund awards from the Provost's Office. 

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Upcoming Departmental Events

Senior Thesis Poster Session 2017

Fri, May 05, 2017 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Robert B. Goergen Hall, Munnerlyn Atrium

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Chemistry Department Diploma Ceremony 2017

Sun, May 21, 2017 • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
May Room, Wilson Commons

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