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Congratulations to Dr. Alice Mignerey on her selection as a Fellow of the American Chemical Society
  • Posted: July 21, 2015

Dr. Alice Mignerey has been selected as a Fellow of the American Chemical Society for research in both basic and applied nuclear chemistry. (more…)

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Willie May (Ph.D. ’77, Chemistry) is U.S. Government’s Top Chemist
  • Posted: June 23, 2015

Chemical & Engineering news profiles Willie E. May following his appointment as Undersecretary in the Department of Congress and Director of NIST (more…)

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Linda Zappasodi
January 28, 1950 – June 11, 2015
  • Posted: June 17, 2015

Linda Zappasodi, Director of Facility Operations in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, passed away on Thursday, June 11 at the age of 65. (more…)

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Department Hosts National Organic Chemistry Events
  • Posted: June 11, 2015

The 44th National Organic Chemistry Symposium was held on campus at the Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts on June 30-July 2.  (more…)

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Congratulations 2015 Graduates!
  • Posted: May 27, 2015

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry gathered on May 22, 2015 to celebrate the achievements of its 2015 graduates.  (more…)

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Chemistry Undergraduate Student Starts Company
  • Posted: May 11, 2015

Omar Goheer is a junior at University of Maryland, College Park pursuing a double degree in Economics and Chemistry

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Sang Bok Lee & Gary Rubloff “nanopore battery” wins Outstanding Invention of the Year 2014
  • Posted: May 6, 2015

The University of Maryland Invention of the Year Awards were announced at the Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships event on April 29

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Willie May (Ph.D. ’77, Chemistry) Confirmed as Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director of N.I.S.T
  • Posted: May 6, 2015

Alumnus Willie May is a past Distinguished Advisor to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Dr. Nicholas Corsepius awarded the University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Prize
  • Posted: May 1, 2015

  Dr. Nicholas Corsepius was awarded the University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Prize (more…)

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Senior Chemistry Major Brandon Ng Awarded Fulbright Scholarship
  • Posted: April 1, 2015

Brandon Ng has been awarded a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to study in Israel. Ng has been a researcher in the laboratory of Jason Kahn

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