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Graduate Student Research Symposium

Students honored for Third-Year Talks at 20th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium

Eight graduate students in their third years were selected as winners of the department’s 20th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, sponsored by PPG. The winning speakers were selected by the guest and faculty judges.

portrait of Professor Timothy Lodge

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.

Chris Warkentin

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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Chemistry Climate, Community & Culture

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.