Morgan Howe, a new addition to Sam Pazicni’s group at the UW–Madison chemistry department, began her postdoctoral fellowship with a bang! She initiated a popular online literature discussion group, filling a need for chemists across the world to connect and learn virtually.
In early March, I was sitting in the Union eating stir-fry, browsing through the multitude of COVID-19 articles. I spent the next hour concerned by something strange in my bowl when I really should have been concerned by the rising number of cases.
The long-awaited, much-needed new chemistry tower, which will serve a growing population of undergraduate chemistry students, is rapidly nearing completion.
November 9, 2020 By Sarah Perdue For news media Coral reefs are vibrant communities that host a quarter of all species in the ocean and are indirectly crucial to the survival of the rest. But they are slowly …
Several years and tens of thousands of words into writing their doctoral dissertation, you’d think few graduate students would sign on to write even more. And yet over the last decade, dozens of University of Wisconsin–Madison students have done exactly that. They’ve chosen to add one more chapter to their thesis, distilling years of hard-won scientific knowledge into prose understandable by the broader public, something rarely found in a dense document typically written for other scientists.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Chemistry’s Institute of Chemical Education (ICE) is offering its summer chemistry camps for free online, continuing a four-decade-long tradition of education despite the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 24, 2020 By Eric Hamilton Chemistry professor Martin Zanni and five other UW-Madison professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Zanni is the V.W. Meloche-Bascom Professor of Chemistry. Using an innovative …
In a city teeming with traffic, it’s common to smell exhaust and other air pollutants on the street. But air pollution doesn’t always stay outside. Fluctuations in outdoor air quality can cause changes in indoor air pollution, which can lead to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and can adversely affect pregnancies, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Helen Blackwell, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Chemistry, received the 2020 Cottrell Science Teaching and Research (STAR) Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) on March 3, 2020.
Two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Chemistry were selected to receive 2020 University Staff Recognition Awards. Read about the other winners and view the full story here>> Kurtis Casperson Lab Prep Tech, Department …