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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.

June 14, 2016
'Hot Paper' on research reveals that oxidation state 10 exists
Regents Professor Donald Truhlar and graduate student Haoyu Yu have a “Hot Paper” published in Angewandte Chemie. Their work reveals that oxidation state 10 exists. Read More

June 14, 2016
Wissinger leads week-long workshop on guided-inquiry labs
Professor Jane Wissinger and Tammy Davidson, Ph.D., from the University of Florida, hosted 20 chemistry instructors for a week-long workshop titled, Teaching Guided-Inquiry Organic Chemistry Laboratories. Read More

June 9, 2016
Four students receive Beaker & Bunsen awards at GSRS
This year’s Beaker and Bunsen award winners at the 15th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium were Junwei Bao, Zachary Gilbert, Cecilia Hall, and Steven Kirberger. Read More

June 8, 2016
Researchers create disposable paper-based ion-sensing platform
Research by Philippe Bühlmann, Jinbo Hu, and Andreas Stein focused on disposable and affordable paper-based ion-sensing platform successfully tested for blood analysis using biological samples has been published in Angewandte Chemie and Chemical & Engineering News. Read More

June 3, 2016
Alex Ayoub receives Sigma XI Grants-in-Aid for inhibitors research
Alex Ayoub, an undergraduate research assistant working with Professor Will Pomerantz, has received a $1,100 Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid research award. Read More

June 3, 2016
Gagliardi invited to become Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow
Professor Laura Gagliardi has been invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry through its "Leaders in the Field" program—outstanding individuals in the chemical science community. Read More

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