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Chemistry Personnel Honored with Penn Awards

Apr 12, 2021

Several Chemistry Department members of have been recognized by the University of Pennsylvania and the School of Arts and Sciences for their efforts this year.

Prof. Marisa Kozlowski will receive the Dennis M. Deturck Award for Innovation in Teaching.

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Jessica Anna Honored by NSF

Apr 5, 2021

Assistant Professor Jessica Anna has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award. The project, titled Elucidating the Interplay Between Exciton Dynamics and Symmetry-Breaking Charge Transfer Through Multidimensional Visible and Mid-Infrared Spectroscopies, will be receive five years of funding from the NSF.

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Penn Chemistry Students Receive NSF Fellowships

Mar 29, 2021

Jennifer DeRosa from the Subotnik group and Gianni Manginelli from the Winkler group were both offered National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships as part of the annual program recognizing outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines. Jonathan Nadraws of the Smith group received an honorable mention.

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Marisa Kozlowski Named Editor-in-Chief of Organic Letters

Jan 27, 2021

Professor Marisa Kozlowski has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of Organic Letters, a journal published by the American Chemical Society. The journal began publication at Penn over 20 years ago under founding Editor Professor Amos B. Smith III. 

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Research in Andrew Rappe's Group Featured

Jan 27, 2021

Blanchard Professor Andrew M. Rappe's research group has worked with an international team of collaborators to develop new strategies for designing electroluminescent materials.

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Madeleine Joullié Featured in OMNIA

Jan 14, 2021

The incredible career of Madeleine Joullié is featured in OMNIA, the magazine of the School of Arts & Sciences. Read the full story of one of our most inspiring Chemistry faculty. 

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Virgil Percec Elected to Academia Europaea

Jan 14, 2021

Virgil Percec, the P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the Academia Europaea. 

The Academia Europaea was established in 1988 and is the Pan-European Academy of Sciences Humanities and Letters.

More information on the Academia and this year's inductees, click here.

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Undergraduate Researcher Calais Cronin Featured

Dec 8, 2020

OMNIA Magazine, published by Penn Arts & Sciences, features a profile of Calais Cronin, C’21 who discovered a passion for chemistry in CHEM101 with Prof. Karen Goldberg. Calais is now one of the few undergraduates performing research on campus amid COVID19 lab restrictions. Click the link to read the story below.

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Leslie Shinn (1953 - 2020)

Sep 8, 2020

Leslie Shinn, longtime undergraduate biochemistry and Vagelos life sciences program coordinator in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, died unexpectedly on August 29. She was 67.

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Chris Murray Named 2020 Citation Laureate

Sep 28, 2020

Christopher B. Murray, the Richard Perry University Professor in Chemistry and in Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected as a Citation Laureate for 2020. The honor is awarded by Clarivate, the analytics company that operates the citation index Web of Science.

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