Posted August 17, 2022
University of Minnesota Distinguished McKnight University Professor Theresa Reineke has been named a Prager Chair in Macromolecular Science in the University’s Department of Chemistry. The chair is one of two established by the late chemistry Professor Emeritus Stephen Prager and the late Dr. Julie Prager.
Posted July 6, 2022
Regents Professor Donald Truhlar has been cited over 200,000 times according to Google Scholar, with 24 articles each reaching 1,000 or more citations.
Posted July 5, 2022
The Joint Safety Team (JST), a researcher-led organization focused on improving the safety culture in chemical laboratories at the University of Minnesota, has hosted two recent events.
Posted June 27, 2022
The Department of Chemistry hosted eighteen high school teachers from Minnesota, South Dakota, and Maine for a three-day workshop (June 20-22) with the goal of learning how to integrate green and sustainable chemistry into their classrooms.
Posted June 16, 2022
Eight graduate students—Shahzad Alam, Gretchen Burke, Erin Plasek, Emily Prebihalo, Rachel Rapagnani, Jacob Schaffner, Elizabeth Smithwick, and Dorian Sneddon—were selected as winners of the 21st annual 3rd-year Graduate Student Research Symposium.
Posted June 13, 2022
Professor Renee Frontiera has been named a Finalist for the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, the world’s largest unrestricted prize honoring early-career scientists and engineers.
Posted June 7, 2022
The Department of Chemistry hosted a recognition event on Thursday, May 12 to present awards, scholarships, and fellowships to undergraduate students and to celebrate the graduating class.
Posted June 6, 2022
Chemistry department Director of Operations Chuck Tomlinson has received the 2022 President's Award for Outstanding Service. The award, established in 1997, recognizes faculty and staff who have provided exceptional service to the University, its schools, colleges, departments, and service units.