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Chemistry in the news: Featuring Dr. Vivero-Escoto

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Dr. Juan Vivero-Escoto was recently interviewed by WBTV on your side about his research on antibiotic resistant bacteria. Check out the segment here to learn more about the amazing research being done at UNCC!

Congratulations to My Vuong, awardee of the NSF-Graduate Research Fellowship!

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Congratulations to My Vuong, who has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in the field of Chemistry – Macromolecular, Supramolecular, and Nanochemistry! My is a Chemistry major in the University Honors Program. She has worked in Professor Bejger’s laboratory since 2021, where she studies organometallic polymers made from metal-sulfur clusters and N-heterocyclic […]

Jacob Horger selected to present at Faculty Showcase

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Congratulations to Dr. Jacob Horger, Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Horger has been selected to participate in the 5th annual Faculty Showcase. The committee in charge of the showcase said of Jacob’s work, “The quality of the work he recently undertook with the Office of Assessment and Accreditation’s Scholarship of Assessment […]

Juan Vivero-Escoto-Bacteria Destroyer

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Dr. Vivero-Escoto’s lab has been quite busy and it really shows! Read below about 3 projects that have recently been funded: Project Number1R16GM145434-01 Antimicrobial resistant bacteria (ARB) and genes (ARGs) are one of the biggest public health issues of the 21st century. In this project; we propose to develop a light-activated silver nanoparticulate system for […]

Afonin wins First Citizens Bank Scholars Award

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Please join the department in congratulating Dr. Kirill Afonin for being named this year’s recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal! The First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal was first awarded in 1988 and recognizes outstanding scholarship, creativity, and research among senior full-time faculty members. Each year the University, with support from First Citizens Bank, […]

Chemistry M.S. Student Named NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellow for 2021-2022

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The Graduate Research Fellows – in fields of study ranging from physics, chemistry and plant biology, to psychology and mechanical engineering – will be diving into a full spectrum of research topics, from tardigrades to turbulence, from detecting coral bleaching through spectroscopy to cosmic microwaves that may tell the story of the first second of […]

Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship Finalists For 2021 Announced

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The Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship, made possible by the generous support of Dr. Thomas D. Walsh recognizes outstanding contributions by M.S. candidates to graduate research. Returning graduate students are eligible for this prestigious award after their first year. The Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship supports the winner with a research assistantship and […]

Kathy Asala wins UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence!!!

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Congratulations to Dr. Kathy Asala for receiving the 2021 UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence! The award honors non-tenure track teachers on our campus and provides an example of the University’s committment to excellence in teaching. Read more here.

Chemistry Club holds Undergraduate Research Open House

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On October 26, the Chemistry Club hosted an Undergraduate Research Open House! Undergraduate students learned about research opportunities in the Chemistry Department by meeting with faculty, graduate students, and other research group representatives while enjoying refreshements and meeting other students. If you are interested in learning more about undergraduate research opportunities in the Chemistry Department, […]

Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship Finalists for 2020 Announced

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The Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship, made possible by the generous support of Dr. Thomas D. Walsh recognizes outstanding contributions by M.S. candidates to graduate research. Returning graduate students are eligible for this prestigious award after their first year. The Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship supports the winner with a research assistantship and […]