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Chantal McWillie with her father.
September 25, 2023
From veterinarian medicine to Motown legends, staff member extraordinaire Chantal McWillie shares her journey to MSU Chemistry.
Professor Melanie Cooper
September 19, 2023
Professor Melanie Cooper's involvment with a national project seeking to improve students' course evaluations is featured by The Chronicle of Higher Education's Beth McMurtrie.
Dr. Steven Hurney
September 12, 2023
Get to know Dr. Steven Hurney—Academic Specialist and Co-Coordinator of MSU Chemistry's Analytical / Physical Laboratory. 
James K. McCusker, MSU Research Foundation Professor in the Department of Chemistry, is the 2024 recipient of the prestigious Joseph Michl American Chemical Society Award in Photochemistry. Credit: Derrick Turner
September 7, 2023
Michigan State University Research Foundation Professor James K. McCusker is the recipient of the prestigious 2024 Josef Michl American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Photochemistry. This honor recognizes outstanding experimental and theoretical research in the fields of photochemistry and photophysics as applied to organic, inorganic or biological molecules or solids. McCusker will receive a certificate and a prize of $5,000, which will be presented at the ACS Spring 2024 meeting in New Orleans.
2023 REU students group photo.
August 30, 2023
Sixteen undergraduates joined MSU Chemistry this summer to hone their research and laboratory skills, as well as consider the many applications of "green chemistry." Students presented their work at the 2023 Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences (Mid-SURE).
Group photo of 2023 graduate students.
August 29, 2023
MSU Chemistry welcomes its latest class of graduate students!
Professor Kin Sing Stephen Lee
August 23, 2023
 Kin Sing Stephen Lee, Ph.D., believes that he has found a way to improve sEHI blood-brain barrier penetration, and was recently awarded a $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes on Aging to further pursue his research.
Headshot of graduate student Dare George.
August 4, 2023
Doctoral student Dare George (Tepe Group) recieves prestigious John A Penner Fellowship to support research on proteasome inhibition.
Headshot of Professor Katharina Domnanich
July 25, 2023
Professor Katharina Domnanich was recognized for her innovative isotope harvesting efforts at FRIB: collecting "extra, unused isotopes" that can be used in crucial fields such as nuclear medicine and astrophysics.
An MSU undergraduate answers a question in a campus lecture hall. Science education researchers will investigate the role of mathematics in undergraduate biology, chemistry, and physics courses, and how science curriculums might better incorporate mathematic knowledge. Credit: Harley Seeley.
July 20, 2023
MSU science education researchers Kevin Haudek, Melanie Cooper, and Rachel Henderson have received a $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to study the role of Mathematical Sensemaking in Science (MaSS) in undergraduate STEM courses. This collaborative project will develop new assessments to elicit mathematical thinking from biology, chemistry, and physics students. Research results will deepen our understanding of the role of mathematics in undergraduate science education.