03/15/2019 - For centuries, chemists have been preoccupied with the question of how molecular structure relates to function, be it an antibiotic, fragrance, flame retardant, pigment, or vitamin—essentially, every natural and man-made object on Earth.
03/14/2019 - The Illini Success initiative, a campus-wide effort to gather career-related information about recently graduated bachelor’s degree recipients, studies alumni within six months of graduation.
03/08/2019 - Charmaine Ong, Chemistry major, was awarded The Illinois Club’s Make A Difference scholarship at their annual Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, March 2.
03/08/2019 - Alison Fout explores the power to save images. She is researching new catalysts, as an associate professor in chemistry, that could one day solve a growing list of environmental, biological, and energy issues.
03/07/2019 - The Beckman Institute named five new Postdoctoral Fellows.
03/07/2019 - Mei Shen will receive the Campus Excellence in Guiding Undergraduate Research Award of 2019. The Celebration of Teaching Excellence event will include an awards ceremony and reception on April 11th.
03/06/2019 - During the annual “Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence” reception, which was hosted by the Graduate College on Monday, March 4, Lauren Hagler and Tabitha Miller were recognized for public engagement and research excellence.
03/06/2019 - As a part of its 100th anniversary, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) sponsored various festivities and awards worldwide, including a Global Women’s Breakfast.
03/04/2019 - The Grammaticakis-Neulmann prize is awarded to researchers, under the age of 40, for exceptional achievements in the field of theoretical or experimental photochemistry. This internationally known prize is awarded bi-annually to those that do research for organizations as well as those that do research on their own.
02/27/2019 - William Nebergall (MS, '39) is one of 2019 National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees. He achieved this award with his development of stannous fluoride toothpaste (US Patent No. 2,876,166).
02/26/2019 - Six staff and academic professionals are being recognized for their particularly noteworthy efforts in advancing the mission of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in 2018-19.
02/26/2019 - The Carle Illinois College of Medicine wants Champaign county residents from all walks of life to submit their ideas for improving health care. The goal of Health Make-A-Thon program is to remove traditional barriers to health care innovation, said Marty Burke, associate dean of the engineering-based medical school.
02/18/2019 - Catherine J. Murphy is the recipient of the 2019 Remsen Award, presented by the American Chemical Society Maryland Section.
02/12/2019 - We are saddened to share the news that alumnus Alan Branfman (PhD, ’73, Rinehart) passed away on February 5, 2019.
02/07/2019 - In 1916, St. Elmo Brady became the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry in the United States, graduating from the University of Illinois.