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  1. Record Number of UMass Boston Students Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
    Chemistry PhD students Sederra Ross and Jessica Karch and psychology PhD student Kirsten Christensen made UMass Boston history this spring when they received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.
  2. BPS Students and UMass Boston PhD Student Equate to Winning Formula
    Two Boston Latin Academy students have teamed with third year Chemistry PhD student Raúl Orduña Picónto to get their science fair project ready next month's state and international competitions.
  3. Chemistry Department Seminar: Are Liquid Crystals Trying to Tell Us Something About Glasses?
    Newport Rogers Professor of Chemistry Richard M. Stratt will discuss theoretical studies directed at understanding supercooled liquids and glass.
  4. UMass Boston Graduate Student Receives American Chemical Society Award for Green Chemistry Research
    Chemistry graduate student Steven Couture has received a $2,000 award to attend the American Chemical Society’s March conference in New Orleans. He’ll present about the green chemistry research that he is conducting in Professor of Chemistry Hannah Sevian’s research group.
  5. NSF Grant to Fund UMass Boston Chemistry Education Research
    Hannah Sevian has received a $2.5 million grant to help teachers foster a new kind of teaching and learning around chemistry.
  6. UMass Boston to Celebrate Ribbon Cutting of New University Hall
    University Hall is the newest completed project in the university’s master plan.
  7. Green Chemistry Stars Return to UMass Boston Roots
    UMass Boston and Yale University co-hosted a green chemistry workshop at UMass Boston.
  8. Innovation, Design, and Green Chemistry
    UMass Boston and Yale Green Chemistry Workshop
  9. “Now’s the Time:” A Site-Specific Installation by Artist Todd Pavlisko
    Artist Todd Pavlisko shares his artistic vision with the UMass Boston community.
  10. Opening Reception for “Now’s the Time:” A Site-Specific Installation by Artist Todd Pavlisko
    Todd Pavlisko’s work—already often marked by a sense of play and adventure—comes to a fever pitch in “Now’s the Time.”
  11. UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students
    Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.
  12. UMass Boston Professor Honored with Fluorous Technology Award
    Wei Zhang is only the ninth scientist to receive this award.
  13. Chemistry Chair Uses Science to Create Art for Local Artist, New York City Gallery Exhibition
    You can see the work Chair and Professor of Chemistry Robert Carter did for local artist Todd Pavlisko now through May 30 in New York City.
  14. UMass Boston Chemistry Professor’s Team Receives $6.25 Million from Department Of Defense
    UMass Boston Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jason Green is among the researchers who have received awards from DOD-MURI.
  15. Dissertation Defense: John P. Collins, PhD Candidate, Physical/Analytical Track, Chemistry
    Tuning Carbon Microstructure for Advancing Electrochemical Energy Storage
  16. Oral Qualifying Exam: Katherine Flanders, PhD Candidate, Green Chemistry Track, Chemistry Department
    Biogeochemical insight into the cause(s) of the end Permian extinction: A proposed biomarker reconstruction of the Neo-Tethys ocean
  17. Thesis Defense: Sanjukta Ghosh, Master’s Student, Chemistry Department
    Investigation of Amyloidogenic Systems by the Application of Small Molecular Probes
  18. Chemistry Seminar - Prof. Jun R. Huh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Tuning inflammation via modulation of nuclear hormone receptor activity
  19. Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship
    Marietta Schwartz, associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, will join the Executive Leadership In Academic Technology and Engineering (ELATE) program this fall. The part-time fellowship allows female senior faculty members in STEM to learn skills they need to advance their careers.
  20. Annual Chemistry Undergraduate Research Showcase and Departmental Awards Ceremony
    Chemistry Department
  21. Chemistry Seminar - Prof. Jean-Francis Bloch, Grenoble Institute of Technology
    Paper as multiscale biobased material: From microstucture design to architectured materials
  22. Chemistry Seminar - Dr. David Grills, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    Transient Spectroscopic Investigations of Intermediates Involved in Photocatalytic and Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction
  23. Chemistry Seminar - Prof. Ilka Parchmannn, Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
    Identifying and understanding structure-property-relations: Theoretical considerations and empirical studies
  24. Chemistry Seminar - Dr. Michal Zion, The School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    The Effect of Individual and Social Environmental Metacognitive Instruction on Students’ Expressions of Environmental Literacy
  25. Chemistry Seminar - Dr. Rafael E. Luna, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
    The Art of Scientific Storytelling: Write Your Research Manuscript Using a Step-By-Step Formula
  26. Faculty Candidate Seminar: Andrew Truman, Postdoctoral Scholar, Kron Lab, University of Chicago
    Dealing with Difficult Clients: Modulating Hsp70 Function As a Novel Anti-Cancer Strategy
  27. Faculty Candidate Seminar: John Hardin, Investigator, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
    Faculty Candidate Seminar
  28. Faculty Candidate Seminar: Richard Baran, Project Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Faculty Candidate Seminar
  29. Faculty Candidate Seminar: Monika Raj, Postdoctoral Fellow, Arora Laboratory, New York University
    Aldehyde Capture Ligation: A Chemoselective Approach to Peptides and Bioconjugates
  30. Faculty Candidate Seminar: Daniel Dowling, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Drennan Lab, HHMI/MIT
    Queued Up for Catalysis: Structural Studies of SAM Radical Enzyme QueE Involved in Deazapurine Biosynthesis
  31. Love Potion #9: The Chemistry of Scent & Fragrance
    Lure a loved one with chemistry this February
  32. Dissertation Defense: Asharani Kadam, PhD Candidate, Green Chemistry Track, Chemistry Department
    Green Techniques to Improve Grignard Reactions and Synthesize Heterocyclic Molecules
  33. Freshmen Chemistry Majors Bring Science to Life for Dorchester 8th Graders
    Students in UMass Boston's Freshman Success Communities acted out plays to teach chemistry principles to students at the Dever-McCormack K-8 School as part of a yearlong collaboration.
  34. Thesis Defense: Quan Li, Chemistry Department
    A hybrid supercapacitor based on chemically modified manganese dioxide and active carbon in alkaline electrolyte
  35. UMass Boston Minute: Chemistry at UMass Boston
    Students win award for green chemistry activities.
  36. Chemistry Colloquium: Prof. Gonghu Li, University of New Hampshire
    Combining Molecular Catalysts and Nanostructured Surfaces for Solar CO2 Reduction
  37. Chemistry Colloquium: Professor Chulsung Bae, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Superacidic Sulfonated Aromatic Polymers for High Performance Fuel Cell Membranes
  38. Chemistry Colloquium: Dr. Qianli Chu, University of North Dakota
    Synthesis of Ladder and Two-dimensional Polymers via a Bioinspired Approach
  39. Chemistry Colloquium: Professor Samuel Thomas, Tufts University
    Controlling Polymeric Thin Films with Light
  40. Dissertation Defense: Lan Yang, Chemistry Department
    Topic: Quantitative mass spectrometry analysis for pharmaceutical applications
  41. Chemistry Colloquium: Prof. Mary Jane Shultz, Tufts University
    Molecular Dance: Water's collective modes (Or drum vibrations and duets)
  42. Chemistry Colloquium: Prof. Emeritus Jerry A. Bell, Simmons College, ACS Education Division, WISL
    A Conversation on Climate Science
  43. Chemistry Colloquium: Dr. Lijun Sun, Center for Drug Discovery and Translational Research, BIDMC
    Imagination is the limit: A chemist’s journey in drug development
  44. Oral Qualifying Exam: Asharani Kadam, Chemistry Department
    Synthesis of Novel Small Molecules as Potential Inhibitors for Cancer Targets
  45. Chemistry Colloquium: Dr. Xiao Wang, Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, HMS and BWH
    Advances in the Enantioselective Hydroformylation of 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes
  46. Dissertation Defense: Alex Eisen-Cuadra, Chemistry Department
  47. Thesis Defense: Helen Zhao, Chemistry Department
    An Investigation of 8-Oxyquinolate Non-Innocence in d^6 Transition Metal Complexes
  48. UMass Boston Breaks Ground on $113 Million General Academic Building No. 1
    University’s Second New Academic Building Expected to Open in 2015
  49. Chemistry Department Congratulates 2012 Department Award Recipients
    Congratulations to the 2012 Department Award winners!