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Dr. Carlos Crespo recieves Mandel Award for Outstanding Faculty in Chemistry

Date posted: April 10th, 2018

Dr. Carlos Crespo has been selected as the award winner for the 2018 Morton L. Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty. Be sure to read all about Dr. Crespo’s outstanding contributions in this wonderful write-up by The Daily. …Read more.

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Special Session at 66th ASMS Conference to honor Emeritus Professor Rob Dunbar

Date posted: April 3rd, 2018

This year at the 66th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, they will be hosting a special seminar in honor of the late Emeritus Professor Robert C. Dunbar. 
The session will be held during the Short Courses on Tuesday, June 3,2018 from 5:45pm-7:00pm and is entitled:
The Roles of Metal in Ion Chemistry and Structure: In Honor of the Late Robert C. …Read more.

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Current PhD Student, Zhongbo Zhang, is a finalist for 2018 Eastman Chemical Student Award

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Zhongbo Zhang (’18) has been selected as one of six finalists of the 2018 Eastman Chemical Student Award. This award is a national student award established in 1985 by the Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (a division of ACS). …Read more.

WISER SEVA supports 8th school in India with help from Dr. Rekha Srinivasan

Date posted: March 8th, 2018

In a small brightly colored one-room schoolhouse, Dr. Rekha Srinivasan leads the community in prayer, “May All become Happy, May All be Free from Illness. May All See what is Auspicious, May no one Suffer. …Read more.

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Dr. Emily Pentzer receives funding from U.S. Air Force uniting three CWRU departments

Date posted: February 8th, 2018

Dr. Emily Pentzer along with Case Western Reserve University Researchers Alp Sehirlioglu of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Walter Lambrecht and Xuan Gao in the Department of Physics received more than $1,200,000 in funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.  …Read more.

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Remembering Emeritus Professor Robert Dunbar

Date posted: November 29th, 2017

Earlier this month, the Chemistry Department had a great loss in the passing of Emeritus Professor Robert C. Dunbar.
Dunbar began teaching at Case Western Reserve University in 1970 and remained on the faculty throughout the remainder of his professional career. …Read more.

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Employment Opportunity: Tenure Track Assistant Professor at CWRU Chemistry

Date posted: October 20th, 2017

The Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor faculty position in the research area of RNA chemistry. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in applying chemical methods to study RNA structure-function, protein RNA complexes, or RNA-targeted small molecule synthesis. …Read more.

Chemistry alumnus, Walter G. Copan, nominated to lead the US National Institute of Standards and Technology

Date posted: September 18th, 2017

In the news this week, Chemistry Department’s 2008 Outstanding Alumunus, Walter G. Copan, (BA 1975, Chemistry, Western Reserve College; PhD,1982, Chemistry, CWRU) was nominated to lead the US National Institute of Standards and Technology. …Read more.

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Current PhD student, Regina DiScipio, awarded first place in summer symposium

Date posted: September 12th, 2017

Current 5th year PhD student, Regina DiScipio won place in both the virtual poster and presentation competitions in the 2nd ASP Associate Online Symposium Summer 2017 of the American Society for Photobiology. …Read more.

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Dr. Emily Pentzer helps organize Future Faculty Workshop 2017

Date posted: July 26th, 2017

This weekend will kick-off the Future Faculty Workshop 2017 at CWRU! The workshop, working under the theme of “The Chemistry, Physics, Engineering and Biology of Soft Materials” aims to demystify “the path toward a career in academia”. …Read more.

CWRU Chemistry is now on Facebook!

Date posted: July 13th, 2017

Be sure to “Follow” us on Facebook to receive updates of departmental events, information, and more! Check us out at: facebook.com/cwruchemistry …Read more.

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Carlos Crespo-Hernández achieves breakthroughs in photochemistry while nurturing aspiring scientists

Date posted: June 6th, 2017

Crespo-Hernández provides hands-on research experience to economically disadvantaged and underrepresented students through Project SEED, a nationwide initiative funded by the American Chemical Society.

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