Department of Chemistry
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
As deputy vice chancellor for research, N. John Cooper helped to establish the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research in 2018. His long career at Pitt has also included service as a dean and department chair.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
A century ago, Pitt played host to the world’s foremost female scientist, Marie Curie. But Pitt’s connections to the two-time Nobel Prize winner’s work go far beyond the honorary doctoral degree she received.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Wombat poop is cube shaped. An octopus has nine brains. Weird but true facts like these are all in a day’s work for Jess Boddy (A&S ’16), an editor and podcast producer at Popular Science who got her start at Pitt.
Friday, April 30, 2021
See the finalists and winners of the Emma W. Locke and Senior of the Year awards, which honor seniors who embody scholarship, character, leadership and devotion to Pitt.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Sanford Asher has spent his career studying UV Raman spectroscopy, which uses ultraviolet light to excite molecules and determine the basic components of matter. Now, he’s using it to look for life on Mars.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
In his new book, longtime plant collector and Pitt junior Alvin Liu offers an in-depth look at the wild carnivorous plants that thrive in the New Jersey Pinelands.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Friday, October 23, 2020
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Organic chemistry is tough in the best of times, but both students and instructor George Bandik report a successful course so far under Flex@Pitt.