Presenting: Honorary Degree Recipient, Dr. David Fahey Dr. David Fahey, director of Chemical Sciences at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Lab in Boulder, CO, and honorary degree recipient, will present his climate science …
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.
Confronting sexual harassment in chemistry
Awareness is growing among academic departments and scientific societies about the potential damage to individuals and the discipline By Linda Wang, Andrea Widener of C&E News In brief – – Chemistry has the same discouraging sexual harassment problem as …
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 …
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.
UW–Madison chemist named American Chemical Society fellow
University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry Professor Ned Sibert is one of 65 newly selected American Chemical Society fellows. The fellows program honors scientists who have made important contributions to the chemical sciences.