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The Hoye group discloses “Radial hexadehydro-Diels-Alder reactions”

Dan Lee, a 5th year graduate student in Professor Thomas Hoye’s research group, discloses a new synthetic strategy enabled by the hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) reaction.


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2021 Brasted Award for Excellence in College Teaching awarded to Professor Jane Wissinger

The Brasted award is given to an individual who excels in instruction, supervising, innovative course work and exceptional teaching at the college level chemistry courses and laboratory instructions. This year's award goes to Dr. Jane Wissinger of University of Minnesota.

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Professor Sapna Sarupria joins new NSF funded research team to reduce reliance on vaccine cold chain

A multi-institutional team of scientists which includes professor Sapna Sarupria of the Department of Chemistry has been awarded the NSF’s DMREF (Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future) award


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