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Unlocking the power of photosynthesis for clean energy production
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Chemistry Students Help Make University History
For the first time in the University’s history, each of our students that was nominated for a Goldwater Scholarship was selected!Continue Reading
Seminars & Colloquia
Chemistry Students Help Make University HistoryApril 10, 2023
For the first time in the University’s history, each of our students that was nominated for a ...
Six Chemistry Students Win NSF's Graduate Fellowship Research Program GrantMarch 31, 2023
Congratulations to Loren Cardani, Bo Couture, Justine Drappeau, Ellen Irving, Daniel Nakamura, and L ...
Donna Dolan wins an AS&E ACE AwardMarch 17, 2023
Department of Chemistry secretary Donna Dolan won one of two AS&E ACE Awards in February 2023! This ...
Shauna Paradine Receives NSF CAREER AwardMarch 8, 2023
Congratulations to Shauna Paradine, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, for being a recipient of the 2 ...
Rose Kennedy wins Thieme Chemistry Journals AwardJanuary 11, 2023
The editorial boards at Synthesis, Synlett, and Synfacts nominate candidates, but only the most ...
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