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Featured News


  • Department of Chemistry’s Eric Kohn chosen as 2024 CAS Future Leader

    Eric Kohn, a graduate student in the Martell group, has been named a CAS Future Leader. Since 2010, the program has awarded Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars opportunities to learn leadership skills, engage in scientific discourse, and connect with peer scientists and innovators from around the world. Currently, there are 300 alumni who represent 38 countries and regions.

  • Hamers wins 2024 Hilldale Award

    Congratulations to Professor Bob Hamers on his Hilldale Award! This award is granted by UW to honor four UW-Madison faculty members (one for each faculty division) each year to recognize their contributions to teaching, research, and service.

  • Department of Chemistry earns regional MAGS recognition for DEI efforts

    The Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Program (Bridge Program) and initiatives to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have earned the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Department of Chemistry the 2024 Award for Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Education from the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS).

  • 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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