Graduate Degree Programs

Student Programs

Chemistry Opportunities (CHOPS)

The Chemistry Opportunities (CHOPS) program invites approximately 20 highly qualified prospective students to the UW-Madison Chemistry Department for an all-expense-paid weekend to explore the chemistry Ph.D. graduate program.

CHOPs group


The Catalyst program is designed to help first-year graduate students from underserved populations succeed in the chemistry graduate program at UW-Madison.

Catalyst Students

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Graduate Program Contacts

Helen Blackwell

Position title: Norman C. Craig Professor of Chemistry, Associate Chair for the Graduate Program, Director of Graduate Studies


Phone: 608.262.1503

Erin Grunewald

Position title: Graduate Program Coordinator


Phone: (608) 262-0215

Francisca Jofre

Position title: Graduate Program Director


Phone: 608-262-0363

Becca Moy

Position title: Administrative and Events Professional


Phone: 608-263-3980