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June 21, 2008 – Professors of Chemistry YuYe Tong, Tim Warren, Dick Weiss, Christian Wolf, and David Yang traveled with faculty from Georgetown’s Department of Physics to Shanghai for a science symposium organized between Georgetown and Fudan Universities. [more]
June 4, 2008 – Two members of the Swift group, graduate students Ilana Goldberg and Clare Yannette, won awards at the 2008 American Crystallographic Association Meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee. [more]
May 19, 2008 – The May 2008 issue of Chemistry World, a monthly publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry, featured Professor YuYe Tong in a discussion of the uses of NMR spectroscopy. [more]
May 16, 2008 – Georgetown University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awarded the 2008 Glassman Award in the Sciences to Jingsong Huang (Ph.D. ’06, Kertesz). [more]
April 22, 2008 – The Georgetown Chapter of Sigma Xi, an international science and engineering honor society, inducted nine new associate members of the Department’s Class of 2008. [more]
April 21, 2008 – Ground is scheduled to break on Georgetown’s new Science Center following the Spring 2008 semester with a targeted completion date before the 2010-2011 academic year.  The new Science Center—with its environmentally-friendly design promoting energy, water, and space efficiencies—will house the Department of Chemistry. [more]
March 17, 2008 – Georgetown College profiles Professor Christian Wolf and his research of chiral compounds in its ninth installment of Research News: Science.
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February 20, 2008 Georgetown College’s eighth installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor Bahram Moasser and his research on catalysis and biomarkers. [more]
January 16, 2008 – Georgetown College’s seventh installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor Sarah Stoll and her research on magnetic clusters and nanoparticles. [more]
January 3, 2008Professor Christian Wolf authored a textbook on stereochemistry entitled, Dynamic Stereochemistry of Chiral Compounds: Principles and Applications Edition. [more]
December 13, 2007 – Professors Jennifer Swift and Richard Weiss were awarded federal research grants totaling $961,244. [more]
December 1, 2007 – Georgetown College’s sixth installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor Jennifer A. Swift and her research regarding crystal growth. [more]
November 6, 2007 – Two Chemistry Department alumni, Chi Van Dang (Ph.D. ’78, Yang) and Stephen C. Kowalczykowski (Ph.D. ’76, Steinhardt) recently were elected to the National Academy of Science. [more]
October 3, 2007 - Georgetown College’s fifth installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor K. Travis Holman and his research involving container molecules. [more]
August 3, 2007 – The Summer 2007 NSF-REU program at Georgetown concluded with each of the nine participants presenting their research findings in a poster session. [more]
July 17, 2007 – Three Chemistry Department faculty—Professors Miklos Kertesz, YuYe Tong, and Timothy Warren​—were awarded federal research grants totaling $1,170,000 for the next three years. [more]
May 29, 2007 – (From Blue & Gray) With conceptual designs for the new science facility complete, the university's board of directors in May approved funding for the next phase of design development.  Building construction could begin as soon as spring 2008 with a projected opening in 2010. [more]
May 10, 2007 – Karina Vivar (C’07) is named one of twenty Georgetown University undergraduate students to be honored with the Lena Landegger Community Service Award. [more]
April 26, 2007 – Georgetown College’s third installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor YuYe Tong and his research involving metal nanoparticles. [more]
February 28, 2007 – Georgetown College’s second installment of Research News: Science profiles Professor Toshiko Ichiye and her computational chemistry research. [more]
February 8, 2007 – The Chemical Society of Washington awarded Caitlyn Faller (C’07) and Paul J. Lukac (C’07) with the College Chemistry Achievement Award. [more]
February 5, 2007 – (From Blue & Gray) With design plans for a new science building underway and the creation of an online magazine, Georgetown College is raising the visibility of science education and research on the Hilltop. [more]
January 1, 2007 – The international inorganic chemistry journal Inorganica Chimica Acta recognized Professor Tim Warren in its special 40 th anniversary edition “Inorganic Chemistry – The Next Generation.” [more]
November 26, 2006 - Georgetown College presents its inaugural installment of Research News: Science with a series of articles about Professor Paul Roepe, students in his lab, and his malaria research. [more]
November 16, 2006Dr. Norman V. Duffy, a Georgetown Chemistry alumnus and Professor of Chemistry at Wheeling Jesuit University, was named the U.S. Professor of the Year for West Virginia. [more]
August 16, 2006 – Georgetown University hosted the Mid-Atlantic Seaboard Inorganic Symposium (MASIS), bringing together the region’s research groups working on aspects of synthetic inorganic chemistry [more]
August 1, 2006 – An article by Dr. Mathew George and Prof. Richard G. Weiss (“Molecular Organogels. Soft Matter Comprised of Low-Molecular-Mass Organic Gelators and Organic Liquids” Acc. Chem. Res. 2006, 39(8) 489-497) has been chosen as cover art for Accounts of Chemical Research.
August 1, 2006Bahram Moasser joined the faculty of the Department of Chemistry as an assistant professor. [more]
August 1, 2006 – Professors Paul Roepe, YuYe Tong, and Christian Wolf were promoted. Roepe was promoted to full professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Tong and Wolf were promoted to the rank of association professor with tenure in the Department of Chemistry.
May 19, 2006 – Professor Emeritus Michael T. Pope receives the 2006 Career Research Achievement Award. [more]
April 28, 2006 Jingsong Huang was awarded the 2005 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. [more]
April 1, 2006 –Prof. Toshiko Ichiye has been awarded two grants: a four-year, $1,056,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health and a four-year, $639,712 grant from the National Science Foundation. [more]
March 1, 2006 Rhia M. Martin (C’07) was awarded the UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award. [more]
February 9, 2006 The Chemical Society of Washington awarded Megan Carroll (C’06) and Morgan L. Deacon (C’06) with the College Chemistry Achievement Award. [more]
November 16, 2005 Georgetown University awarded Jennifer Swift the College Dean Award for Excellence in Teaching. [more]
August 28-September 1, 2005 Washington D.C. served as host to the 230 th National Meeting of the American Chemistry Society. At the ACS conference, Georgetown’s Department of Chemistry was represented well with several faculty, nearly 30 graduate students, and three undergraduate researchers presenting talks or posters
August 1, 2005 Effective August 1, 2005, Jennifer Swift and Timothy Warren are officially promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure.
July 21, 2005 – Jennifer L. Small (C’06) selected as Clare Boothe Luce Scholar. [more]
June 1, 2005 Jennifer Swift is launching a war on crystals that cause gallstones or kidney stones, hoping to slow down their growth and understand what makes them tick. [more]
April 20, 2005 Jennifer L. Small (C ’06), a biochemistry major, was named a Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. [more]
April 19, 2005 The Graduate Student Organization of Chemists hosted Prof. Sam Stupp, Board of Trustees Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry, and Medicine and Director of the Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine at Northwestern University, as the inaugural Graduate Student Invited Lecturer. Prof. Stupp’s talk, “Form and Function of Supramolecular Nanostructures,” was enjoyed enthusiastically by all in attendance.
April 7, 2005 Chemistry Professors Angel de Dios, Paul D. Roepe, and Christian Wolf receive NIH-NIAID research grant for their interdisciplinary efforts in developing improved drugs to treat drug resistant malaria. [more]
March 15, 2005 The National Science Foundation (NSF) selected Sarah L. Stoll as a 2005 recipient of the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award. [more]
January 26, 2005 Angel C. de Dios was honored during the College Faculty Convocation with the annual Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching. [more]
January 12, 2005 Jennifer Swift has received the 2005 Margaret C. Etter Early Career Award. The annual award recognizes scientists who have made outstanding achievements and shown great potential at early stages of their careers. [more]
 
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