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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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Joe Subotnik Named American Physical Society Fellow

Sep 29, 2020

Professor Joe Subotnik has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Penn Chemistry Research Resumption Guidelines

Oct 1, 2020

The School of Arts & Sciences approved Phase I research resumption on June 8, 2020. The Department Reopening Process Guidelines of the Department of Chemistry of the University of Penns

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Statement on Recent Tragic Events

Jun 4, 2020

Dear Members of the Penn Chemistry Community,

In light of the most recent tragic acts of violence against Black persons, I am writing to denounce racial injustice and reaffirm our steadfast commitment: whoever you are and wherever you are on your journey of scholarship, you are welcome here in Penn Chemistry.

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Graduate Students Receives SAS Teaching Awards

Apr 24, 2020

Zach Zimmerman of the Baumgart Group has been selected to receive a School of Arts and Sciences Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students for the 2019-2020 academic year. These awards are presented annually to graduate students to recognize their contributions to teaching. The awards seek to recognize teaching that is intellectually rigorous, exceptionally coherent, and has h

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Prof. Donald Fitts Passes Away

Apr 2, 2020

Dr. Donald D. Fitts, Professor of Physical Chemistry, died on March 25, 2020 at the age of 87.

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