News from the Chemistry Department

Van Gogh painting Undergrowth with Two Figures

Chemistry of Art Seminar

March 12, 2015 / By: UST Chemistry Department

The Department will host a Chemistry of Art event on March 18th.

Student Affiliates Award 2014

Student Affiliate Chapter wins Outstanding Award

January 7, 2015 / By: UST Chemistry Department

The University of St. Thomas Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Chemical Society received the highest possible Outstanding Award.

Cecilia Gentle's International Research Highlighted

October 27, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Cecilia Gentle's International Research Experience for Undergraduates was recently highlighted in the Newsroom.

Students Present Research at MRSEC

September 15, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Fourteen student researchers in chemistry presented posters at the Summer Undergraduate Research Expo of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at the University of Minnesota.

New Faculty Member Joins the Department

August 27, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Joshua Layfield joined the Department September 2014

Poster Session Summer 2014

Summer Poster Session Held

August 27, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

On August 8th, students, faculty, staff, and parents gathered to showcase summer research.

Read Our Summer Newsletter

July 29, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Check out our summer newsletter to read about recent activities and upcoming events in the UST 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.

Junior Chemistry Major Receives Goldwater Scholarship

April 15, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Junior Cecilia Gentle and two other UST students were honored by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship program.

New Website

January 7, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

The Chemistry Department along with other members of the College of Arts and Sciences has a new web presence.

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Professional Notes for Jan. 23, 2015

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:58:15 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

This week's notes feature faculty Mary Ann Brenden, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Sarah Ferguson, Amy Finnegan, Eric Fort, Mike Klein, Robert Koerpel, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Shirley Polejewski, Jim Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Sister Katarina Schuth, AnnMarie Thomas, Jessica Toft, Father (professor emeritus) David Whitten Smith, Carey Winkler and Kari Zimmerman; and students Tim Stammeyer and Jade Schleif.

A ‘Quantum’ Leap to Italy

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:08:23 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Senior Cecilia Gentle spent 10 weeks in Perugia, Italy, last summer studying quantum dots, tiny crystals that glow when exposed to light, for use in solar cells.

Professional Notes for Sept. 15, 2014

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:43 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

This week's notes feature faculty Bernard Brady, Tony Borgerding, Eric Fort, Marites Guino-o, Shersten Johnson, Gary Mabbott, Mark Neuzil, Bill Ojala, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, AnnMarie Thomas, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Tim Dohmen, Becky Durham, Sarah Huesing and Jennifer Rogers; students Maya Audi, Nicholas Brinza, Jaya Dhami, Sam Dennert, Benjamin Gelinas, Joe Jaye, Kara Kassekert, Lucas Keehr, Daniel Kremer, Maggie Malone-Povolny, Grant McCormick, Meghan Talbot, Brianna Vickerman and Alison Yang; and alumni Jaclyn Fermanich, Kendra Lystad, Emilee Sirek, Jonathan Smiej and Victoria Speake.

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