News

Hiring: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) in Physical Chemistry

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in computational/theoretical Physical Chemistry. The Department seeks an individual with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with interests in molecular… Read More

Professor Arnold named the new director of the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery

Alexander “Leggy” Arnold has been named director of the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery (MIDD). Professor Arnold replaced Douglas Stafford, who recently retired from UWM after serving as MIDD director for the past 10 years. The MIDD was established in… Read More

Biochemistry junior Taylor Wilcox receives Outstanding Presentation Award

The 13th Undergraduate Research Symposium celebrates the collaborations of UWM undergraduate students with our larger research community. This year, presentations were submitted by 260 UWM students who were mentored by more than 180 of UWM’s faculty and research staff including… Read More

Virtual UWM Chemistry & Biochemistry Symposium 2021

Our annual UWM Chemistry & Biochemistry Symposium 2021 will take place on April 22nd and 23rd online using Canvas. We have invited Prof. Paul Hergenrother from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Prof. Marie Hefern from UC Davis. In addition,… Read More

New Chemistry Building Update

The design of our New Building is on-schedule and continuing to progress very well. On December 15th, 2020 we reached an important milestone when the State Building Commission approved the UW-Milwaukee Chemistry project with the “Authority to Construct” ($129,535,000). Our… Read More

Associate Professor Anja Blecking received the UWM Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award

Associate Professor Anja Blecking received the 2019-2020 Faculty Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award presented by UWM Chancelor Mark Mone. With this award, the UWM Awards and Recognition Committee expressed their most sincere appreciation of Dr. Blecking’s demonstrated achievements and commitment to… Read More

Nemanja Vuksanovic’s article featured on the cover of Acta Crystallographica F

UW-Milwaukee Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Nemanja Vuksanovic’s recent first author article has been featured on the cover of Acta Crystallographica F.  Congratulations Nemanja!!! https://journals.iucr.org/f/issues/2020/08/00/ https://mobile.twitter.com/ActaCrystF

MilliporeSigma makes in-kind donation of chemicals and laboratory supplies

The chemistry department recently received six pallets of donated chemicals and laboratory supplies from MilliporeSigma, the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Initiated by MilliporeSigma’s Paul Griffin and administered by MilliporeSigma’s Annie Mayrose. Chemistry and biochemistry faculty and… Read More

Chemistry Building Working Rules for COVID-19

Publication by Alejandro Boscoboinik was selected as Chemical Communications HOT Article

“Measuring and modelling mechanochemical reaction kinetics” authored by Alejandro Boscoboinik, Dustin Olson, Heather Adams, Nicholas Hopper and Wilfred T. Tysoe was selected as one of the most interesting articles published in Chemical Communications based on significance, impact, and quality. Abstract:… Read More