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.
Goodbye, crowded chemistry labs. So long to space crunches so severe that some 20% of UW-Madison students took introductory organic chemistry at a different university.
UW-Madison opened its gleaming nine-story Chemistry Tower to students this semester after months of construction delays. The new building at 1101 University Ave. will ease enrollment bottlenecks that have plagued the department for decades.
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.
Thomas Brunold, Joshua Coon, and David Lynn were selected for Kellett Mid-Career Awards for 2020-21. Awardees span the four divisions on campus: arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences. “During these difficult times, it …
Jordan Nutting, a graduate student in the Stahl Group who studies how electricity can power chemical reactions, was named a 2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Science and Engineering fellow.
Chemistry professor Martin Zanni and five other UW-Madison professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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.
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, …
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.
March 19, 2020 By Mike Klein For news media Originally published here. The move from the University of Wisconsin–Madison classrooms where students have gathered to learn for more than 150 years to the high-tech setups in which professors …