Welcome from the Chair  

Welcome to the latest Department of Chemistry newsletter. We are excited to share what’s been happening in chemistry at Colorado State University over the past several months.  From new faculty to a new chemistry research building, these are exciting times.


Check out the feature articles below, but remember that there’s plenty more waiting for you in the full newsletter.


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Best wishes to you for a successful fall.

Chuck Henry, Department Chair

  Featured News  
Discovery Begins Here
Come Celebrate our Groundbreaking on October 15!

Introducing Colorado State’s

Gateway to Discovery


Dr. Janice Nerger, dean of the College of Natural Sciences, invites you to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Chemistry Research and Biology buildings.


Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 1:30 p.m.

Remarks at 2:00 p.m. from

President Tony Frank.

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Branka M. Ladanyi Festschrift

The American Chemical Society published a festschrift honoring the academic achievements of Branka Ladanyi.  Colleagues, such as University Distinguished Professor Nancy Levinger, Mark Maroncelli, and Richard Stratt, wrote about Branka’s contributions to the chemistry field.  Branka is probably best known for her contributions to our understanding of depolarized light scattering and dielectric relaxation/solvation dynamics.

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Chen Awarded 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Professor Eugene Chen, along with post-doctoral fellow Miao Hong and graduate student D.J. Liu, received a Presidential Green Chemistry Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their work in developing green condensation reactions for renewable chemicals, liquid fuels, and biodegradable polymers.

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