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Weinberg College faculty recognized for excellence in teaching

Todd Gingrich, Katie Gesmundo and Emily McClure among those recognized by the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of the Provost for their excellence in teaching.

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Inauguration week panels will highlight biomedical science, free expression

Two academic panels composed of Northwestern University faculty will convene to discuss contemporary topics of importance in higher education — biomedical science and engineering and freedom of expression — in the days leading up to the inauguration of President Michael H. Schill. 

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Developing Next-Generation Nanomaterials for Medical Applications

News Medical interviewed Chad Mirkin at Pittcon 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania about his work in the field of nanomaterials. 

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Recent Honors


Feda Jarad receives Weinberg College's Community Excellence Award. 

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Steven Chapman (Kalow) named a 2023 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical Sciences. 

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Community Spotlight


The faculty, students, alumni, and staff who comprise our department are dedicated to outstanding research and scholarship.

Spring Newsletter


Welcome to our Spring Newsletter! One of the warmest Chicago winters in decades has ushered in early spring flowers and the transition to a new season. Blessedly, the last several months have felt like a return to pre-pandemic times: the resumption of special events; the familiar rhythm of teaching and learning; the continued production of breakthrough research; and the hosting of visiting speakers. Besides our community stories, this newsletter also highlights pieces related to honoring seminal work in the past and anticipating breakthrough results in the future. 

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Our Research


Research at the Department of Chemistry is innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary by nature.

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