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Regents Professor Tim Lodge named as inaugural Prager Chair in Macromolecular Science in Chemistry

University of Minnesota Regents Professor Timothy Lodge has been named the inaugural Prager Chair in Macromolecular Science in Chemistry. The chair is the first of two established by the late College of Science and Engineering Professor Emeritus Stephen Prager and the late Dr. Julie Prager.

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Graduate student Chris Warkentin named REC Fellow by UMN Institute on the Environment

Chris Warkentin has been awarded a $50,000 Renewable Energy Commercialization (REC) Fellowship. Warkentin is a graduate student with Prof. Renee Frontiera. He is one of three new fellows announced for 2021-22

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Four Chemistry Graduate and Undergraduate Students Recognized for Leadership and Service

Two chemistry graduate students, Maetzin Cruz-Reyes and Rebeca Rodriguez, and two undergraduate chemistry majors, Meghan Cahill and Jeffy Jeffy are 2021 recipients of the President’s Student Leadership & Service Award (PSLSA).

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The Department of Chemistry has unique features that set it apart and help its students, faculty, and staff thrive and succeed. The department fosters a diverse community and works hard to create an environment where involvement, collaboration, caring, and safety are the norm.