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Commencement Fall 2017

We are proud of Drs. Heather Adams, Shamsul Ahmed, Margaret Guthrie, LanLan Han, Sandra Simone, Theodore Thuening, Jaclyn Trate, and Veera Phani Tiruveedhula, who received their PhD degree during Fall of 2017!

Heli Fan was awarded the Graduate Student Fellowship 2017

Dean Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska presented this year’s Graduate Student Fellowship award to Heli Fan, who is part of the research group of Prof. Peng. The award will enable Heli to focus on her research, which is based on the development of… Read More

Prof. Sosnovsky among the Ernest Spaights Plaza honorees 2017

  On October 11th 2017, Prof. Sosnovsky received the Ernest Spaights Plaza award for his outstanding contribution to UWM. Chancellor Mark Mone presented this award to George Sosnovsky, who is known as one of the most influential faculty that transformed UW-Milwaukee… Read More

The visit from Nobel Laureate Prof. Feringa was a great success!

The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is proud to have hosted Prof. Ben Feringa on September 29th, 2017. Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry, the Nobel Laureate Dr. Feringa gave a expiring and unforgettable seminar about molecular switches and motors, which… Read More

44th Annual UW System Chemistry Faculties Meeting

The faculty and staff of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are pleased to be hosting the 44th Annual University of Wisconsin System Chemistry Faculties Meeting on September 29 and 30. Please join us to meet and… Read More

Contributions to the Knowledge-based World of the 21st Century

By David Petering and Douglas Stafford  Two members of our department complied facts and information regarding the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry’s Contributions as well as the Contributions of Chemistry in general to the knowledge-based world in the 21st Century…. Read More

“A Search-and-Destroy Strategy for Killing Tumors”

One of Chemistry’s Assistant Professors, Dr. Xiaohua Peng, was featured in the 2015 edition of the UWM Research Report. Current cancer drugs do not distinguish between malignant cells and healthy ones. In order to destroy tumors, drugs must target all… Read More

Chemistry Donation Helps Create Masterpiece

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry donated glassware to Sophmore, Lionel Rocheleau, an Arts major at the UWM Peck School of the Arts. He used the glassware to created a project which represents how science and nature can support each… Read More

Professor Alan Schwabacher Gives TEDx Talk

How creative can science be? Alan demonstrates just how inventive and creative we must be to practice science correctly.