Department News & Awards

Dr. Kimberly Petersen wins the 2023 Undergraduate Research Mentorship Award

Dr. Kimberly Petersen receives the 2023 Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. The awards recognize outstanding UNCG faculty mentors who engage undergraduates in…

Dr. Shabnam Hematian Receives the Arthur E. Martell Early Career Research Award

Dr. Shabnam Hematian receives research recognition by the Journal of Coordination Chemistry. The assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry received the 2022…

Zoe Edmonson and Carly Beck from the Popova Research Group each won the Dorothy Munroe Undergraduate Research Grant!

Dorothy Levis Munroe and her twin sister Katheryne Levis McCormick attended UNCG and majored in Chemistry, graduating in 1944. Dorothy earned her…

Jonathan Chekan

Dr. Jonathan Chekan Awarded a MIRA Award by the NIH

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Chekan for receiving a MIRA Award from the NIH! This major external funding help his group to continue…

Maia Popova

Dr. Maia Popova named to the JACS Au Early Career Advisory Board

Congratulations to Dr. Maia Popova for being named to the JACS Au Early Career Advisory Board! We look forward to seeing some…

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Croatt Group Alum Receives NSF Grant

A big congrats to UNCG Chemistry & Biochemistry alum Buthaina Al Rifaie for being awarded a graduate research fellowship from the National…

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Undergrads interested in Research!

Interested in performing research in chemistry or biochemistry? Look through our faculty’s research specialties for a topic you might enjoy and fill out an application for the Undergraduate Research Program.