Chemistry News

October 20, 2015
ACS journals recognizes Behnaz Ghaffari
ACS journals recognizes Behnaz Ghaffari

ACS journals recognizes Behnaz Ghaffari's recent paper as being among the 20 most read Organometallic articles for the month of August 2015.

October 20, 2015
$5M investment set for MSU's 'diamond-growing' lab
$5M investment set for MSU's 'diamond-growing' lab

Professor Greg Swain and his group will be active in research conducted at the new MSU-Fraunhofer Center for Coatings and Diamond Technologies.

October 20, 2015
Professor Milton "Mitch" Smith featured as co-editor
Professor Milton "Mitch" Smith featured as co-editor

Milton “Mitch” Smith is a co-editor of the Gregory Hillhouse Issue in the ACS journal, Organometallics. Gregory Hillhouse was a scientist whose work was fundamentally important to inorganic and organic chemists.

October 19, 2015
Faculty position opening

The Department of Chemistry at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for a position at the Assistant Professor level.

October 9, 2015
Chemistry class featured in MSU Today
Chemistry class featured in MSU Today

Students who take the introductory chemistry courses at Michigan State University not only get the benefit of a curriculum proven to help them better understand many important chemistry concepts, they also save money by not having to pay for items such as textbooks and study guides.

October 1, 2015
Shannon Morey wins award

Shannon Morey was chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as a member of its 2015 cohort of Teaching Fellows.

September 21, 2015
Elizabeth Santos Receives Award
Elizabeth Santos Receives Award

MSU graduate student, Elizabeth Santos, from the Borhan group, received an award for best talk at the Shape-responsive workshop.

September 15, 2015
Professor Angela Wilson lands prestigious NSF assignment
Professor Angela Wilson lands prestigious NSF assignment

Angela Wilson has recently landed not one, but two new positions.

The accomplished computational chemist was recently hired at Michigan State University as the Hannah Professor of Computational Chemistry. But before she’ll begin working in East Lansing, she’ll head to Washington, D.C., to start her position as director for the National Science Foundation’s Division of Chemistry.

September 8, 2015
Professor Warren Beck receives Teaching Prize
Professor Warren Beck receives Teaching Prize

Professor Warren Beck has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 NatSci Teaching Prize. The College of Natural Science Teaching Prize recognizes teaching excellence, as judged by outstanding student or peer teaching evaluations, use of innovative and research validated teaching methods, leadership in important course or curricular revision or development, and/or mentoring of other faculty in teaching. 

July 15, 2015
Jian Hu helps discover a new Ni(II)-containing cofactor
Jian Hu helps discover a new Ni(II)-containing cofactor

A research team led by Dr. Robert Hausinger from MMG & BMB, working with Dr. Jian Hu from BMB & Chemistry, discovered a new Ni(II)-containing cofactor using a combination of mass spectrometry, metabolic labeling and x-ray crystallography.