Penn Chemistry Research Resumption Guidelines

Jun 16, 2020

The School of Arts & Sciences approved Phase I research resumption on June 8, 2020. The Department Reopening Process Guidelines of the Department of Chemistry of the University of Penns

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Statement on Recent Tragic Events

Jun 4, 2020

Dear Members of the Penn Chemistry Community,

In light of the most recent tragic acts of violence against Black persons, I am writing to denounce racial injustice and reaffirm our steadfast commitment: whoever you are and wherever you are on your journey of scholarship, you are welcome here in Penn Chemistry.

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Graduate Students Receives SAS Teaching Awards

Apr 24, 2020

Zach Zimmerman of the Baumgart Group has been selected to receive a School of Arts and Sciences Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students for the 2019-2020 academic year. These awards are presented annually to graduate students to recognize their contributions to teaching. The awards seek to recognize teaching that is intellectually rigorous, exceptionally coherent, and has h

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Prof. Donald Fitts Passes Away

Apr 2, 2020

Dr. Donald D. Fitts, Professor of Physical Chemistry, died on March 25, 2020 at the age of 87.

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Four Graduate Students Receive NSFGRP Awards

Apr 2, 2020

Four of our graduate students have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Olivia Werba (Lester/Subotnik groups), Sam Giannakoulias (Petersson group), Hanna Roenfanz (Kozlowski group), & Yueli Chen (Fakhraai group) will all receive support next academic year.

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Penn Chemistry Coronavirus Response

Mar 16, 2020

Effective 5:00pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Penn Chemistry is officially shut down. Please ensure that everything in your lab is shut down — turn your instrumentation off, unplug your hot plates and bench equipment, ensure that there are back up gas tanks for gloveboxes in the event of loss of nitrogen, etc.

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Monica E. McCallum Joining Penn Chemistry

Feb 24, 2020

Dr. Monica McCallum, currently a postdoctoral associate at Harvard University, will be joining the faculty of Penn Chemistry in 2021.

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Position opening: High Throughput Facility Director

Dec 17, 2019

The University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Director of High Throughput Experimentation (HTE) responsible for designing and developing reactions for micro-scale parallel reaction optimization and developing parallel synthesis designs and workflows for the fee-for-service center, and support ongoing efforts of the academic groups at UPenn and other external colleges.

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Abe Nitzan and Dan Mindiola Receive ACS Awards

Aug 28, 2019

Donner Professor Abraham Nitzan will receive the ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry.

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Graduate Students Honored by NSF

Apr 10, 2019

Vincent Esposito, a second-year graduate student in the Lester/Francisco groups, has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Walter Johnsen of the Mallouk/Goldberg groups, Lucille Wells of the Kozlowski group, and Ethan Zars of the Mindiola Group received Honorable Mention.


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