Leslie Shinn

Leslie Shinn (1953 - 2020)

Sep 8, 2020

Leslie Shinn, longtime undergraduate biochemistry and Vagelos life sciences program coordinator in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, died unexpectedly on August 29. She was 67.

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Chris Murray Named 2020 Citation Laureate

Sep 28, 2020

Christopher B. Murray, the Richard Perry University Professor in Chemistry and in Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected as a Citation Laureate for 2020. The honor is awarded by Clarivate, the analytics company that operates the citation index Web of Science.

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Joe Subotnik Named American Physical Society Fellow

Sep 29, 2020

Professor Joe Subotnik has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Penn Chemistry Research Resumption Guidelines

Oct 1, 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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