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Latest News

Richard Marsh
Jan 12, 2017
Alumnus Caltech crystallographer Richard Marsh (PhD’50, McCullough) passed away on January 3, 2017, at the age of 94.
 
Prof. Jeffrey Zink
Jan 6, 2017
The term chair, established by Professor Jeff Zink and his wife, Helo, will foster young faculty starting their careers at UCLA.
 
Prof. Eric Scerri
Jan 6, 2017
Three of chemist & author Eric Scerri’s books are included in the Top 25 Philosophy of Science Books Published in 2016.
 
Dec 19, 2016

Graduate student Elaine Qian (Spokoyny group) led the interdisciplinary team whose research was recently featured in

Departmental awards
Dec 16, 2016
A photo gallery of the 2016 Departmental Awards Ceremony and a list of the award recipients is now available online.
Dr. Ignacio Martini
Dec 16, 2016
A year-end message from Ignacio Martini, Interim Director of the UCLA Molecular Instrumentation Center (MIC).
John D Roberts
Dec 13, 2016
To honor Jack Roberts, we have established the John Roberts Endowed Term Chair in Chemistry, for which we are currently fundraising.
 
Atkinson West
Dec 13, 2016

Help us permanently endow the Atkinson/West fund for graduate and undergraduate students. 

Professor Sarah Tolbert
Dec 12, 2016
Professor Sarah Tolbert & alumus John Cook are part of team whose research could lead to laptop computer batteries that fully charge in minutes.
Old laboratorie
Dec 9, 2016

Constructed nearly 25 years ago, the lower division organic laboratories, used for Chem 30BL & Chem 30CL classes, were in desperate need of renovation. 

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