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October 11, 2016
Chemistry department awarded over $700,000 to support graduate diversity  (Oct 11, 2016)
A new 3-year grant from the United States Department of Education will help Syracuse University strongly recruit women and minorities into the the field of chemistry.
October 4, 2016

Chemistry undergraduate student Albanie Hendrickson-Stives, class of 2017, has been awarded the Sam and Arlene Straight Chemistry Scholarship.  Established in 2012 to help high-achieving chemistry majors pay for their Syracuse University education, the Straights want current chemistry students to make the most of their academic opportunities at Syracuse by engaging with an outstanding community of chemistry professors. The scholarship is for current chemistry majors going into their final year of their undergraduate education.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Nominations were solicited from members of the Chemistry Department.

September 16, 2016
Chemistry Professor Receives Five-Year NIH Award (Sep 16, 2016)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Ivan Korendovych, assistant professor of chemistry, a Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award to study catalytic activity in neurodegenerative diseases, drug resistance and new antimicrobial therapies.

Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop, Implement Strategies for New Antibiotics

Anthony Garza

Anthony Garza

August 17, 2016
Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop, Implement Strategies for New Antibiotics.  Biologist Anthony Garza, Chemist Yan-Yeung Luk will 'clone' organic compounds from unculturable bacteria.
April 28, 2016

Measuring the Elasticity of Poly-l-Proline Helices with Terahertz Spectroscopy. Tim Korter, professor and chair of chemistry, is featured in an article in Chemical & Engineering News (American Chemical Society, 2016) for his groundbreaking work in polymer elasticity and crystallization.