By Tesia D. Janicki, graduate student with the Schmidt Group The Graduate Student Faculty Liaison Committee (GSFLC), at the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry, coordinated a panel discussion, Careers and Commitments today. This event served as the annual GSFLC Colloquium and …
Winner of 2017 Crystal Growing Competition featured in Channel 3000 news story
Hartford Union High School senior Olivia Burkholz, who participated in the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry’s 2017 Wisconsin Crystal Growing Competition, traveled to Florida earlier this year to collaborate with CASIS and send a project to the …
Dr. Catherine Jackson and Tracy Drier talk about the history of chemistry and scientific glassblowing.
Master glassblower Tracy Drier along with synthetic organic chemist and chemistry historian, Dr. Catherine Jackson, talk about the history of chemistry and the introduction of scientific glassblowing. Full story and video here.
Science Expeditions welcomes public to campus April 6–8
For three days this weekend, you can dive beneath the waves to explore shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, search for ghostly particles using a billion tons of ice and discover how we might grow food …
UW-Madison graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News
UW–Madison graduate programs are once again ranked among the nation’s best in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.” “The fact that so many of the graduate programs at UW–Madison …
New, more specific classification system for proteins may help advance scientific discovery
Lloyd Smith, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry, believes that for researchers to understand complex biological systems, they need to have deeper knowledge about the exact molecular forms (proteoforms) in which …
Fahey, Chazen, Thomas-Greenfield to receive honorary degrees
A groundbreaking atmospheric scientist, a brilliant U.S. diplomat and an esteemed businessman and philanthropist will be awarded honorary doctoral degrees at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in May.
Former UW-Madison Chancellor Irving Shain dies at 92
Irving Shain, a chemistry professor and UW–Madison chancellor emeritus who advanced the university’s interests in China and established University Research Park, died peacefully Tuesday, March 6, in Madison after a brief illness. He was 92.
Family tree traces the history of UW’s chemistry department
The seeds of today’s Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison were sown in Paris and Stockholm as the United States fought for its independence from Great Britain.
New Faculty Focus: Daniel Weix
This summer, professor Daniel Weix and members of his research group joined the chemistry department, bringing with him a reputation for finding solutions that others might miss.