A New Building for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

On August 23, 2018, the Board of Regents approved the UW System’s capital budget recommendations for 2019- 21, which largely focus on renovation, repair, and replacement of aging or obsolete facilities. Included in the recommendation was a new building to… Read More

Tania Mutchie and M.S. Rashid Roni receive 2020-2021 UWM Graduate Student Excellence Fellowship awards

Tania Mutchie and M.S. Rashid Roni, both members of the Arnold Group were awarded Graduate Student Excellence Fellowship awards. The award recognizes outstanding academic performance and great potential to excel to extraordinary achievements during their final years of graduate studies… Read More

$198,326 NSF COVID-19 RAPID grant awarded

The Frick lab joined a team from the College of Engineering and Applied Science to study how superhydrophobic and photocatalytic antimicrobial (SPA) coatings might be used to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The four Co-PIs received a $198,326 NSF COVID-19… Read More

COVID-19 related research in highlighted in INFOCUS and

COVID-19 research in Frick, Silvaggi & Tysoe labs was highlighted in this month’s L&S INFOCUS newsletter.  Chemistry students conducting this important research include Biochemistry majors  Garrett Breit, Hayden Aristizabal, and Matt McCarty, and graduate students Raj Virdi, Nemanja Vuksanovic, Robert… Read More

A one-time-only non-secure ACS exam has been adopted by nearly 500 chemistry departments

Chemical education professor and ACS exams director Kristen Murphy was interviewed by C&EN news about this year’s non-secure testing option for ACS exams. Professors had been worried that the ACS exams would become another yearly tradition canceled by COVID-19. The usual… Read More

Update on Tutoring and CSI for the remainder of the Spring 2020 Semester

Tutoring and CSI will continue to be offered for students enrolled in the following courses: 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 221, 343, 344, 345, 561, and 584. Tutoring and CSI will now take place online and the schedule has… Read More

Minimizing Coronavirus Exposure and Infection in the Chemistry Building

Update on the Department’s preparations

On behalf of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, I want to let you know what to expect in your Chemistry course in the coming weeks. I assure you that regardless of how the course is delivered (“on-line” or “in-person”),… Read More

First steps towards a PharmD/PhD degree in collaboration with Concordia University School of Pharmacy

An agreement has been reached with Concordia University that will allow PharmD students to continue their education at UWM and receive an additional PhD degree. UWM offers all of the prerequisite coursework necessary for students to apply to professional pharmacy… Read More

Distinguished Professor David Petering receives a $270,000 NIH Award

Distinguished Professor David Petering receives $270,000 for the 5th year of funding of his Science Education Partnership Award Program (SEPA) grant, Empowering Pre-service Teachers and Students With Environmental Health Research. The grant is funded through the National Institutes of Health… Read More