- The Department Announces the Endowment of New Suslick-Sessler Annual Lectureship in Materials chemistryThe department is pleased to announce the endowment of a new annual lectureship in materials chemistry. Dr. Jonathan L. Sessler has generously funded the Suslick-Sessler Lectureship in Materials Chemistry.
- Gretchen Adams Awarded the 2016-2017 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Award for Excellence in Undergraduate TeachingGretchen Adams received the 2016-2017 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Instructional Staff at the LAS Teaching Excellence Awards Ceremony.
- Gretchen Adams Was Honored with a 2016-2017 Campus Award for Excellence in Instruction - Specialized FacultyThe Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes sustained excellence in and innovative approaches to undergraduate teaching and contributions beyond classroom instruction that have an overall positive impact on undergraduate student learning.
When students return to classes today for the spring semester, they might not recognize their old classrooms. Years in the making, the Chemistry Annex renovations are complete.
- The research of the chemistry department is highlighted in this LAS News Article.
Prof. Catherine Murphy presents Melinda Sindoro the 2016 Klemperer Award
- The multi-institutional Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology received word that it will receive nearly $20 million in renewable support over the next five years from the National Science Foundation to study nanoparticles in emerging technologies and their effects on the environment.
- The national SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science) organization will recognize 13 of its chapters for outstanding achievements at the 2015 SACNAS National Conference October 29-31, 2015 in Washington D.C.
The Holiday Chemistry Magic Show was featured on YouTube and on the Popular Science web site.
The state finals of the Illinois Science Olympiad will be held Saturday (April 25) at the University of Illinois.
Chad Rienstra has led a team of researchers at UIUC to receive a NIH High End Instrumentation grant for $1,936,449, which will be used to purchase a high-field solid-state NMR spectrometer to be ho