Chemistry professor Martin Zanni and five other UW-Madison professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Month: April 2020
Chemists look for ways to assess and improve indoor air quality
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.
Construction Update 04/20/2020
New Tower. The second big concrete pour on the ninth floor happened last Thursday, so all floors are now in place. The ninth floor is partly roof and partly mechanical space. The mechanical space will …
Two chemistry employees receive 2020 University Staff Recognition Awards
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, …
Blackwell recognized for cutting-edge research with STAR Award
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.
UW-Madison chemists chosen as part of Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative
A group of UW-Madison chemists have been selected to participate in a Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) for the United States Army. This fundamental research, which begins in May, will explore new material combinations and responsive material designs. The total award for the project is $6.25 million over five years, with $1.03 million going to the Boydston group at UW-Madison and the rest to researchers at partner institutions.
Construction Update 04/13/2020
New Tower. In the sub-basement the large lecture rooms are taking shape with concrete poured for some of the tiers of seats. Shoring is in place for the lower part of the monumental staircase that …
Construction Update 04/06/2020
New Tower. Work in the new tower continues. The remaining concrete for the eighth floor was poured last week and the west side of the ninth floor (mechanical area and roof) is ready for concrete …