Researcher overlooking a glacial lake

Atmospheric Chemistry makes a substantial contribution to the worldwide No. 1 Atmospheric Science ranking of CU

July 20, 2018

CU Boulder's atmospheric science discipline ranked No. 1 overall among world universities in the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy's 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS).

Board of Regents

Regents approve the split of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry into separate departments

June 25, 2018

The board voted by consent agenda to split the CU Boulder Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry into two independent departments: the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Biochemistry.

Natalie Ahn (left) and Karolin Luger (right)

National Academy of Sciences inducts 2 CU Boulder professors

May 10, 2018

Pioneering biochemists Natalie Ahn and Karolin Luger have been inducted into the National Academy of Sciences, an honor that recognizes "distinguished and continuing achievements in original research." Membership in the prestigious organization is widely considered to be one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive.

3MT Logo

3 CHEM Graduate Students to give a Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Presentation

Feb. 12, 2018

Congratulations to Erin McDuffie, Katelyn Long, and Katherine Primm on their qualification for the final round of the Graduate School’s inaugural Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition!

Electronic Skin

New malleable 'electronic skin' self-healable, recyclable

Feb. 12, 2018

CU Boulder researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable “electronic skin” that has applications ranging from robotics and prosthetic development to better biomedical devices.

Professor Marvin Caruthers

2 CU Boulder faculty named 2017 National Academy of Inventors fellows

Jan. 9, 2018

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named two CU Boulder faculty members to its class of fellows for 2017. Distinguished Professor Marvin Caruthers of CU Boulder’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry was honored for his pioneering contributions to the chemical synthesis of DNA and RNA, making it possible to decode and encode genes and genomes.

Olester Benson

Alumnus wins prestigious national chemistry award

Dec. 4, 2017

Olester Benson has been named the recipient of the 2017 Percy Julian Award.

Professor Hubert Yin working with a student in lab

Arthritis, autoimmune disease discovery could lead to new treatments

Dec. 1, 2017

CU Boulder researchers have developed a potent, drug-like compound that could someday revolutionize treatment of such diseases by inhibiting a protein instrumental in prompting the body to start attacking its own tissue.

David Jonas

Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics

Dec. 1, 2017

Professor David Jonas has been awarded the 2018 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics for his notable contributions to the field of molecular spectroscopy and dynamics.

Steven George

Dr. Steven George recipient of the John A. Thornton Memorial Award and Lecture

Sept. 27, 2017

Steven George was awarded the John A. Thornton Memorial Award and Lecture for seminal contributions to understanding, development and applications of atomic layer deposition.

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