04/02/2018 - A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, March 29, 2018 to commemorate the new state-of-the-art Center for Theoretical Chemistry.
- AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research goes to John Katzenellenbogen
03/29/2018 - Research Professor John A. Katzenellenbogen has received the AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research.
03/28/2018 - We are deeply saddened to share that alumnus and long-time Illinois Chemistry supporter Robert C. Springborn (BS, ’51) passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Naples, Florida.
03/27/2018 - This March, we recognize a few of the many individuals whose lives and work have inspired and promoted the development of women in the chemical sciences.
03/26/2018 - Name: Timothy P. Moneypenny. Year: 3rd Year. Hometown: Akron, Ohio. Why Illinois? Awesome chemistry department and awesome people.
03/16/2018 - The Department of Chemistry once again ranks sixth overall in US News and World Report 2019 graduate school rankings , and top ten in the analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, and theoretical areas.
03/12/2018 - The American Institute of Chemists (AIC) Chemical Pioneer Award recognizes chemists and chemical engineers who have made outstanding contributions advancing the science of chemistry or impacting the chemical industry or the chemical profession.
03/12/2018 - Researchers say they can now produce a vast library of unique cyclic compounds, some with the capacity to interrupt specific protein-protein interactions that play a role in disease.
03/09/2018 - Thomas B. Rauchfuss can add another award to his long list of accolades.
03/08/2018 - Name: William H. (Bill) Pittman. Year/Degree: 1960 PhD. Hometown: Columbia, MO (childhood); Schenectady, NY (now). Why Illinois? Recommendation from my senior research adviser at the Univ. of MO, Dr. Niels C. Nielsen.
02/27/2018 - Chemistry alumnus Ralph Gardner-Chavis (BS, '43) was one of 15 African Americans who worked on the Manhattan Project.
02/26/2018 - We are proud to announce that Renske van der Veen has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her submitted proposal "Ultrafast Imaging and Spectroscopy of Cooperative Phenomena in Photomagnetic Nanomaterials."
02/22/2018 - Slichter passed away on Monday, February 19th in Boulder, Colorado, surrounded by his family.
02/15/2018 - Stephen Elledge (BS, '78) received a 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
02/14/2018 - Department head Martin Gruebele, the James R. Eiszner Endowed Chair in Chemistry, has received a 2018 TREE award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA).