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  • Mentorship and Perseverance Pave Way for Alum

    Joseph K. Vasquez: Ph.D., 2019 (Blackwell Group) Recently we asked some of our alumni to reflect on their experience at UW. Here’s what Joseph K. Vasquez had to say. Do you remember what brought you …

  • Chemistry Professors Inspire Alum to Teach with Passion

    Howard Drossman: Ph.D., 1992 (Smith Group) Recently we asked some of our alumni to reflect on their experience at UW. Here’s what Howard Drossman had to say. Do you remember what brought you to UW–Madison’s …

  • Jim Maynard receives Emmy® nomination as producer of educational videos

    For his role in producing a children’s science demonstration series, Department of Chemistry Lecture Demonstrator Jim Maynard has secured an Emmy® nomination from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). 

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    Do you know someone looking for something new in 2024? Tell them about this opportunity to work for the department in our Paul Bender Chemistry Instrument Center! We’re hiring an Instrument Scientist to work with …

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