Congratulations to Scott Yeudall, '16, winner of a Goldwater Scholarship for next year. Danielle Confair, '16, received an honorable mention from the selection committee.
Congratulations to Dr. Mike Leopold on his recent grant from the National Science Foundation.
Smaranda Craciun, '11, was recently awarded a prestigious HHMI international student research fellowship.
First-year students Arjun Jaini and Michael Cevallos are Gates Millennium Scholars; both were researching in Dr. Carol Parish's lab while still in high school.
- Leopold Research Featured
Dr. Mike Leopold's biosensor research was featured in an article in Chemical & Engineering News.
- New Article Dr. William Myers, alum Diana Iovan, '12, and colleagues from the University of Virginia recently had their paper, Enantioenrichment of a Tungsten Dearomatization Agent Utilizing Chiral Acids, published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
- Downey publishes with undergraduate coauthors
Dr. Wade Downey and several undergraduate coauthors published two articles in Tetrahedron Letters in 2014.
- Kanters and Donald Article
Dr. René Kanters and Dr. Kelling Donald published "CLUSTER - Searching for Unique Low Energy Minima of Structures Using a Novel Implementation of a Genetic Algorithm" in the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation.
- New Article
Drs. Jonathan Dattelbaum and Michael Leopold, along with students Margot Hilliyer, Alisha Cerel, and Lauren Finch, published "Multi-Technique Quantitative Analysis and Socioeconomic Considerations of Lead, Cadmium, and Arsenic in Children's Toys and Toy Jewelry", in the journal Chemosphere.
Chemistry Department Features
American Chemical Society Student Associates perform a magic show to teach children about chemistry
Music is the best medicine for this aspiring doctor, composer and electronic music producer
UR Summer Fellow turns a research roadblock into an opportunity for deeper exploration
The chemistry department opens its lab to local students for two days of scientific discovery
Ten faculty members study peace and conflict management in the Balkans and Middle East during the 2013 Faculty Seminar Abroad.
Chemistry/math major charts a career in inorganic chemistry through Harvard University's Ph.D. program
Procter & Gamble summer seminar gives chemistry major a glimpse into potential careers
Student work in chemistry labs leads to more than $1.2 million in graduate fellowships
UR employees win recognition for longstanding dedication and exceptional performance
Senior Beckman Scholar's work in computational chemistry leads to opportunity to work with supercomputer