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excellence in education, research, and public service. We strive towards these goals through world-class teaching in the classroom and laboratory, research aimed at solving some of society's most important human health, energy, and environmental problems, and embracing diversity of communities and ideas to benefit Minnesota, the nation, and the world.

April 29, 2016
Pentadehydro-Diels-Alder Reaction featured in Nature
In the April 28 issue of Nature, Teng Wang, Reddy Naredla, and Severin Thompson, researchers in the laboratory of Professor Thomas Hoye, have announced a new variant of a Diels-Alder-like net cycloaddition. Read More

April 28, 2016
Ten graduate students receive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
Ten of the Department of Chemistry's top doctorate students—Jacob Brutman, Ryan Cammarota, Debanjan Dhar, Evgenii Fetisov, Chad Hoyer, Jingo Hu, Shaohong Li, Mohammadreza Nasiri, Kailey Soller, and Andrew Urick—received 2016-17 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship program awards. Read More

April 28, 2016
Chemistry researchers win TechConnect National Innovation awards
Three teams of chemistry researchers, led by Professors Marc Hillmyer, Lee Penn,Theresa Reineke, and Andreas Stein, won 2016 TechConnect National Innovation awards. Read More

April 27, 2016
Chemistry major hopes to combine passions of science and ASL
Chemistry major Jeremy Miller has been admitted into the competitive and prestigious Department of Interpretation at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., where he hopes to pursue a master’s degree in Interpretation for American Sign Language (ASL) and English. Read More

April 26, 2016
Christian Graefe receives Torske Klubben Fellowship
Christian Graefe, a second-year graduate student working with Professor Renee Frontiera, has received a Torske Klubben Fellowship. Read More

April 26, 2016
Researchers identify materials for new sour gas sweetening
Researchers have identified promising zeolite structures that will be instrumental in the design of next-generation gas sweetening technologies. Read More

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 5
Departmental Seminar: Munira Khalil
POLY/PMSE Seminar: Brent Sumerlin
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