Department of Chemistry News

Graduate Program


March 31, 2015

Seven Chemistry graduate students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Seven graduate students in the Department of Chemistry have been awarded 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, with nine more receiving honorable mentions.


February 25, 2015

Three Chemistry graduate students honored as inaugural PNNL Graduate Fellows

Jose Araujo, Rachel Eaton, and Michael Enright have been named as the inaugural PNNL Graduate Fellows, a new program established by the UW Department of Chemistry and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.


October 30, 2014

UW Chemistry Graduate Program ranked #1 by students

A recent survey of graduate students in chemistry ranked the University of Washington as having the Top Chemistry Graduate School based on 15 ranking categories relevant to students, such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network.


June 4, 2014

Benjamin Van Kuiken wins College of Arts and Science Dean’s Graduate Medal

Congratulations to Benjamin Van Kuiken for his accomplishments earning the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Graduate Medal in Natural Sciences.


July 1, 2013

Chemistry graduate students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five graduate students working with Department of Chemistry researchers have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.


September 15, 2010

UW graduate Dr. Jason Farmer selected for Distinguished Dissertation

Chemistry graduate Jason Farmer’s dissertation was selected by the UW Graduate School as the University’s nomination for the national 2010 CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering.


July 1, 2010

Chemistry department recognizes new graduates

On Friday June 11, nearly 1000 students and their friends and family gathered to honor students who received bachelors and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry and biochemistry.


February 1, 2008

Graduate student Alejandro Briseno receives multiple awards

Alex has recently received four different awards.