January 2016

The fallacy of fairness: Confronting bias in science education and the STEM workforce

Date: 
Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:30
Type: 
Colloquium
Room: 
1315 Chemistry - Seminar Hall
Event Presenter: 
Dr. Jo Handelsman
Event Presenter Institution: 
White House OSTP

President Obama says improving STEM outcomes is one of the most important things we can do to ensure a prosperous, secure, and sustainable future for our country. But the U.S. has a growing shortage of STEM college graduates to meet the workforce needs of the next generation. To create a strong STEM workforce, we need to expand and diversify the pool of STEM professionals. We have made great progress already, but there is still work to be done to close opportunity gaps and barriers to success.

Professor Qiang Cui Receives Kellett Mid-Career Award

Professor Qiang Cui has received a UW-Madison Kellett Mid-Career Award. The Kellett awards are supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) to recognize exceptional mid-career faculty, seven to twenty years past their first promotion to a tenured position.

Understanding spectral signatures of large amplitude vibrations and hydrogen-bonding through studies of the vibrational spectroscopy of solvated ion complexes

Date: 
Mon, 04/18/2016 - 14:00
Path: 
Physical
Type: 
Seminar
Room: 
Room 8335 Chemistry Building
Event Presenter: 
Professor Anne B. McCoy
Event Presenter Institution: 
University of Washington

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Novel Mimetics of Apolipoprotein A-I as Anti-atherosclerosis Agents

Date: 
Thu, 04/21/2016 - 14:00
Path: 
Organic
Type: 
Seminar
Room: 
Chemistry #1315
Event Presenter: 
Professor Bruce Maryanoff
Event Presenter Institution: 
The Scripps Research Institute

Department of Chemistry Newsletter for 01/25/2016

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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY NEWSLETTER
XL - No. 02 January 25th, 2016

Professor Ying Ge Named 2016 Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellow

Professor Ying Ge has received the 2016 Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellowship, which is given to an individual advancing the field of liquid phase separations who is within 10 years of their first academic appointment. The award honors Professor Guiochon, a major figure in the field of HPLC for over 50 years.

 

Professor John Moore Wins Van Hise Outreach Teaching Award

Professor John Moore leads an active learning class session and talks with students

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators. Chemistry Professor John Moore is among the 12 recipients and will receive the Van Hise Outreach Teaching Award.

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