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Jonathan Chekan

Dr. Jonathan Chekan Awarded a MIRA Award by the NIH

Posted on July 19, 2022

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

Posted on July 19, 2022

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

Oberlies Group Receives the 2020 Ōmura Award for Best Original Article in the Journal of Antibiotics

Posted on July 19, 2022

Congratulations to Drs. Noemi Paguigan, Diana Kao, Huzefa Raja, Tamam El-Elimat, Cedric Pearce, and Nicholas Oberlies for receiving the Ōmura Award for…

Department Graduation Pictures Online!

Posted on June 1, 2022

Congratulations to our Graduates and Award Winning Students. Here is the link to to pictures from the event!

Dr. Shabnam Hematian is Named a Bernard-Glickman Dean’s Professor!

Posted on May 3, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Shabnam Hematian on being named the Bernard-Glickman Dean’s Professor for 2022-2023! This professorship is in recognition of her outstanding…

Dr. Shabnam Hematian is Awarded an NSF LEAPS-MPS Grant!

Posted on April 15, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Shabnam Hematian and her team for winning a Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (LEAPS-MPS)…

Kala and Philip have been awarded the NSF GRFP 2022!

Posted on April 5, 2022

Congratulations Kala Youngblood and Philip West!! NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) recipients for 2022. Super stars! 

Grad flyer 2022

Spring 2022 Departmental Graduation Ceremony

Posted on April 5, 2022

Friday, May 6, 2022. Patricia A. Sullivan Science Building, RM 101 301 McIver Street, Greensboro, NC Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Dr. Jason Reddick received a CAS Teaching Excellence Award!

Posted on March 16, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Reddick for receiving a Teaching Excellence  Award from the College of Arts & Sciences!! It is great  to…

Bailey Thompson received an Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (URCA)!

Posted on March 11, 2022

Bailey Thompson, from the Popova Research Group, won the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (URCA) to conduct a project titled “Investigating student…

Dr. Mitch Croatt is Named the Marie Foscue Rourk Professor!

Posted on February 6, 2022

Congratulations to our amazing department head, Dr. Mitch Croatt, for being appointed as the Marie Foscue Rourk Professor of Chemistry!  Read more…

Kimberly Petersen

Dr. Petersen is Featured as a “Superhero”!

Posted on February 1, 2022

Congrats to Dr. Petersen to be featured on WFMY’s “Mo on the Go” segment where Monique Robinson travels around the Triad and…

Oberlies and Reggio in Top 2% of Scientists!

Posted on January 31, 2022

Congratulations to Drs. Oberlies and Reggio for being named in the top 2% of scientists in the world in a recent study out of Stanford. They…

Spring 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Posted on May 7, 2021

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will be hosting the Spring 2021 Graduation Ceremony this Friday, May 7th, 2021.  See below for…

Congratulations, Graduates! A message from Dr. Mitchell Croatt, Department Head

Posted on December 11, 2020

Dear Graduates of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Congratulations on earning your degree! You are in a select group of people with science-based degrees…

2020 Wood Coatings & Substrates Conference Goes Virtual!

Posted on July 10, 2020

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will be hosting the 2020 Wood C&S Virtual Conference on September 24-25 as part of the…

Derick Jones receives Spartan Leadership Award!

Posted on May 22, 2020

Congrats to Derick Jones for receiving the Spartan Leadership Award! As the President of UNCG’s Graduate Student Association, Derick led many important…

Congratulations to our Graduates!

Posted on May 19, 2020

We congratulate all of our Graduates including many BS, MS, and PhD’s!  We encourage you all to check out the website that…

Dr. Shabnam Hematian is Awarded a New Faculty Grant!

Posted on December 19, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Shabnam Hematian for being awarded a New Faculty Grant from UNCG!  Dr. Hematian’s Group studies bioinorganic chemistry and how…

Dr. Maia Popova is Awarded a Grant from the RISE Network!

Posted on December 19, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Maia Popova for getting funded by the RISE Network.  Dr. Popova’s Group is studying Chemical Education Research and off…