Welcome to the Chemistry Department

We are a department that serves undergraduate students exclusively.  In addition to our top-notch teaching facilities, we take pride in offering our students experiences in our research labs, resulting in meaningful contributions to scientific knowledge.

Some highlights of our program include:

Please browse our webpage, stop by, or contact us for more information about our department and programs.

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News from the Chemistry Department

Dr. Mithra Marcus gives plenary talk to POGIL

July 22, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Mithra Marcus recently gave a plenary talk to the 2014 POGIL North Central Regional Workshop.

Dr. Justin Donato is awarded a grant from the State of Minnesota

May 20, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Justin Donato and his collaborator Dr. Timothy LaPara of the University of Minnesota were recently awarded a grant from the Legislateive-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) to study triclosan resistant microbes in wastewater treatment conditions.

Department Members Receive Awards

May 12, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Several department faculty and students have recently received awards from St. Thomas and at local and national meetings.

Dr. Tom Ippoliti Awarded a US Patent

April 23, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Tom Ippoliti and two former students were recently awarded a US Patent for his work on biodegradable polymers.

Students attend National Meeting of the American Chemical Society

April 15, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Sixteen UST students and two faculty presented at the 2014 Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, TX.