Graduation Celebration – 2023 – Photos (Undergraduate)
Chemistry Undergraduate Research Board holds Spring Poster Symposium
The Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Research Board held its Spring Chemistry Poster Symposium on Friday, April 21. Twenty-four undergraduate students presented their research in the North Tower Atrium.
Department of Chemistry holds 2023 Student Awards Ceremony
Because of generous donations from many benefactors, the Department of Chemistry was able to award nearly $390,000 in student support and research scholarships.
Taylor Award Recipients Announced
Léa Gustin, Assistant General Chemistry Lab Director has won the James W. Taylor Award for Teaching Excellence. Due to personal circumstances, Gustin did not be present at the 2023 symposium, but she will be presenting at …
Classes begin inside new UW-Madison chemistry building
Students returning to class for the spring semester last week at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were greeted with a new academic building at the heart of campus.
Lamont wins Taylor Teaching Award, 11 win Outstanding Chemistry TA Awards
The UW-Madison Department of Chemistry presented the James W. Taylor Teaching Award to Dr. Liana Lamont, who shared her instructional expertise and philosophy in a talk titled, “General Chemistry Curriculum Redesign – Successes and Challenges.”
UW–Madison to celebrate spring commencement with graduates-only ceremonies at Camp Randall
After a year in which students faced many challenges, University of Wisconsin–Madison leaders are pleased to announce plans to hold in-person commencement ceremonies for spring 2021 graduates at Camp Randall.
The university is planning two ceremonies on Saturday, May 8 — one for undergraduates, the other for all graduate degree candidates.
Chemistry students win numerous awards
It was a busy year for awards, despite the constraints of a pandemic. In May, the Department of Chemistry celebrated students, faculty and staff with an online awards and graduation event called Celebrating Student Success. Because of generous donors, the department was able to give almost $500,000 in student support. See the winners of department and other awards below.
Instructors, students find benefits in virtual learning
This year’s pandemic-induced online instruction did not stop students from enrolling in chemistry courses, but it did give instructors and teaching assistants (TAs) experience using a different instructional medium. “Teaching CHEM 344 online was definitely a unique experience,” said TA Maggie McEwan. “Teaching online requires a different set of skills compared to teaching in a classroom or lab, so I think I learned a lot this summer right along with the students.”