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Chemist Aaron Puri Receives Simons Foundation Early Career Award

Puri Recognized for Pioneering Research into Methane-Mitigating Microbial Ecosystems

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Humans of the U: Erik Smith

A bio alum who developed a new kind of ski wax that quickly gained traction.

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Why does ice form at a range of temperatures?

New model clarifies how surface structures influence water's freezing point.

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2024 Sloan Research Fellow

Rodrigo Noriega: At the interface of spectroscopy and materials chemistry.

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SRI Stories

Ryan Stolley, PhD, acknowledged as one of 2024's “Forty under 40” by Utah Business.

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SRI Stories

"It’s really cool to now continue the research initially made possible by the U."

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Chemist Jessica Swanson Named 2024 Cottrell Scholar

Early-career faculty who are advancing innovation in both research and education,

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Academia in Action

An obligation not just to continue researching the tool, but to license it.

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Getting the right image

Keeping up the global-leading high-resolution 3D imaging research at the U.

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Ryan J. White ’07 Chemistry

U Alum Ryan White PhD'07 is the new division dean of natural sciences, U. of Cincinnati.

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2023 Catalyst Magazine

Hot off the press! The official mag of Chemistry

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Carrie Wager, Chemistry Alumna

A chemistry midfielder in her career, driven to cover a lot of ground.

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Life in the Gas Lane

Industrial chemist Ziggy Uibel performs at high octane.

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How Microbes Combat Climate Change

Chemist Jessica Swanson works with bacteria that eat methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.

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$7M to build better life sciences workforce

Closing the anticipated workforce gap between bioscience and the workforce.

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SRI Stories

Science Writer Intern Lauren Wigod shares her formative experience in SRI

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Forming Ice: Molinero

U chemist Valeria Molinero is helping unravel the mysteries of how water becomes solid.

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SRI Stories

SRI Alum Ali Bouck shares why the program was the "best decision they ever made."

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‘Solving’ biology’s most important molecule

Ramakrishnan shares his adventures in the ribosome at Frontiers of Science lecture

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Ribosome adventures

A Nobel laureate visits the U with his tale of his adventures in the ribosome

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Matthew Sigman Receives The 2023 Patai-Rapport Lecture Award

For contributions in phys organic chemistry, data science & enantioselective catalysis

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Vahe Bandarian – 2023 ACS Fellow

Vahe Bandarian has been selected as one of the 2023 American Chemical Society fellows

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Outstanding Undergrad Research Awards 2023

Learn more about the university's up-and-coming researchers and mentors

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1U4U Initiative

The College of Science 1U4U Projects for 2023

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Balance & Bliss: Aria Ballance

Balance & Bliss: Aria Ballance and extraterrestrial molecules

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Clifton Sanders

Clifton Sanders, (PhD '90) receives a Founders Day Distinguished Alumnus award.

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A.A.U. Membership

Utah joins the prestigious Association of American Universities.

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Fellow of the AAAS

Jennifer Shumaker-Perry elected as a Fellow of the AAAS.

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Fellow of the AAAS

Vahe Bandarian elected as a Fellow of the AAAS.

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$1M Grant to Chemists

Grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation may help chemists learn how molecules crystallize.

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Pauling Medal

Distinguished Professor Dr. Cynthia Burrows is the 2022 Pauling Medal awardee.

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Melissa Hardy

I am a researcher combining organic chemistry and data science to advance public health.

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Amir Hosseini

My biggest inspiration is understanding how nature behaves and using fundamental science.

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Clarivate’s Most Cited

Peter Stang is recognized for his exceptional research influence.

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Faraday Lectures

An extraordinary series of holiday themed chemical experiments that educate and entertain.

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NDSEG Fellowship

Aria Ballance Granted 2022 NDSEG Fellowship.

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Armentrout Interview

Peter Armentrout sits down with the Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry.

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Jack Simons Award

PHYS senior theory award renamed to Jack Simons Award in Theoretical Physical Chemistry.

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College Rankings

U.S. News & World Report University Rankings.

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U Presidential Scholar

Luisa Whittaker-Brooks named 2022 U presidential scholar.

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Tiffany Do: Undergrad Research Scholar

Tiffany Do named 2022 Undergraduate Research Scholar.

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Mass Spectrometry

Armentrout receives ASMS Award for Distinguished Contributions In Mass Spectrometry.

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Fulbright Scholar

Rose Godfrey named 2022 Fulbright Scholar.

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Outstanding Graduate Student

Daniel Powell named 2022 College of Science Outstanding Graduate Student.

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Research Scholar

Tyler Ball has been named the 2022 College of Science Research Scholar.

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National Academy of Sciences

Valeria Molinero elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Outstanding Post-Doc

Amir Hosseini has received an Outstanding Post-Doctoral Fellow Award.

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Goldwater Scholar

Alison Wang awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for 2022-23.

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RadioACTive

Listen to ACCESS alums on KRCL radio!

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IF/THEN Ambassador

The largest collection of statues of women ever assembled.

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ASBMB Fellow

Vahe Bandarian named fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.

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Space Plants

Plants are the future of space travel.

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David T. Chuljian

David Chuljian, a self-described “quantum dentist"

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Be the Light

American Indian Services students visit campus.

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Chemistry in Pictures

Chemistry is so much broader than just a list of elements.

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Let’s Get Kraken

The Sigman Group launches an open-access tool for chemists.

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Camille-Dreyfus Award

Luisa Whittaker-Brooks receives Teacher-Scholar award.

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#IfThenSheCan

More than 120 3D printed statues of women STEM innovators.

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Sloan Research Fellow

Luisa Whittaker-Brooks awarded prestigious 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship.

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Mission Unstoppable

Mixing chemistry and martial arts for CBS television.

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COVID Connections

Creating opportunity during COVID-19

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A Catalyst for Safety

Chemistry labs lead the way in university safety.

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Michelle Williams

Distinguished Chemistry Alumni 2019

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Bill Jack

Distinguished Chemistry Alumni 2019

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Kurt Zilm

Distinguished Chemistry Alumni 2019

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50th Anniversary

Science has been part of the University of Utah since the very beginning.

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Goldwater Winner

Lydia Fries awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

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Catalyst 2020

Transition to Virtual, 2020 Convocation, Graduate Spotlights, and Awards.

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Electrochemistry

Henry S. White - A positive force in Electrochemistry.

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Jim Sugihara

The University of Utah's first PhD recipient.

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Staff: James Muller

Building better science buildings.

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Rachel Cantrell

Rachel Cantrell has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship.

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Distinguished Research

Professor Molinero’s work is a hallmark of what research and scholarship should be about.

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2019 Research Scholar

The College of Science Research Scholar Award is given annually to one […]

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2019 Hatch Prize

Professor Joel Harris has been awarded the 2019 Hatch Prize for outstanding teaching!

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Catalyst 2019

Endowed Chairs of Chemistry, Curie Club, and alumnus: Victor Cee.

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Catalyst 2019

Methane-Eating Bacteria, Distinguished Alumni, Student and Alumni profiles.

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2019 Churchill Scholar

Cameron Owen - Chemistry and physics major and student researcher.

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Insects, Bacteria & Ice

Water doesn’t always freeze at 32 degrees and other chilling facts from Valeria Molinero.

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Catalyst 2018

Featured: Ming Hammond, Jack & Peg Simons Endowed Professors, Martha Hughes Cannon.

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Ming Hammond

Ming Hammond recounts her experience in the inaugural class of Beckman Scholars.

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