EURēCA! Student Travel Awards Announced

Jan. 14, 2019

Lindsey Hamilton, the Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, is proud to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 Education through Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (EURēCA!) Student Travel Award. This competitive award provided up to $1500 for CU Denver undergraduates to attend a conference, meeting, or workshop to disseminate...

Chea won DMAA Rookie of the Year

Oct. 18, 2018

Sothary Chea, the Ethnic Studies department Program Assistant, was recognized as Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Denver Metro Admin Awards gala on October 9. Chea began her position in March 2018. In a few short months, she has transformed the culture of the Ethnic Studies department office by...

Knight named Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Sept. 6, 2018

Associate Professor of Chemistry Jefferson Knight has been named a 2018 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. This competitive award recognizes faculty from undergraduate-centered departments for their outstanding accomplishments in research and education in the chemical sciences. Knight joins Professor Hai Lin as CU-Denver faculty who...

New Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

May 11, 2018

Starting in Fall 2018, the CU-Denver Department of Chemistry will offer the Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. The BS Biochemistry will replace the existing Biochemistry Emphasis program, which is currently offered as a sub-plan option within the BS Chemistry degree. The curriculum for the new program is rooted in...

Chemistry and Physics Student Clubs recognized

Dec. 14, 2017

The Chemistry Club has been recognized as a Student Chapter Honorable Mention Award Recipient for the 2016-2017academic year by the American Chemical Society . And for a second year in a row, the Society of Physics Students & Sigma Pi Sigma (through the American Institute of Physics) named the CU...

Chemistry students and faculty present research at ACS RMR conference

Nov. 16, 2017

Eleven CU-Denver students and Chemistry faculty mentors presented their research on a variety of topics, including DNA modification, cell signaling, and chemistry education, at the 2017 American Chemical Society Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting in Loveland, Colorado, October 25-28. Masters students Kirubel Tekletsadik and Nara Chon, postdoctoral scholar Chun-Hung Wang, and...

MARC program proud to announce travel grants to SACNAS

Sept. 21, 2017

The CU Denver Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program had an amazing 6 students earn travel scholarships to present their scientific research at the 2017 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference in Salt Lake City, Utah in October: Odalis Castro is a Public Health major working in Clyde Wright's...

Chemistry working to recycle waste acetone

May 12, 2017

The Chemistry Department is now recycling waste acetone that is generated in teaching laboratories. Through conversations between the Chemistry Department and the university’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), it was discovered that the teaching labs at CU Denver could greatly benefit from reusing their waste acetone. EHS realized...