News

three men in suits
September 28, 2023
At 86 years old, Everly ‘Ev’ B. Fleischer ’58 BS, ’61 Ph.D., walks around the University of California (UC), Irvine campus twice a week, a two-mile stretch, to spend time in...
people standing around lab bench
September 27, 2023
“Safety first, safety forever!” Those were the words hollered over the registration table to kick off the annual Yale Chemistry Safety Day on Aug. 25 at the Sterling...
audience members sitting in seats
September 27, 2023
In chemistry, catalysis can accelerate a chemical reaction through the action of a distinct chemical species. In life, change often occurs as a result of the advice we heed...
Portrait of a woman and man
September 26, 2023
Yale Chemistry welcomes two new preceptors to assist faculty with undergraduate teaching. Tim Schleif Tim Schleif, Ph.D., is helping teach General Chemistry Lecture (Chem 161...
September 26, 2023
Yale Chemistry welcomes a new lecturer to teach general chemistry lecture and lab to undergraduate students. Laura Herder, Ph.D., recently joined the department to teach Chem...
September 6, 2023
Many of the greatest scientific leaps in history were unplanned and unexpected, not the result of applied or agenda-driven scientific research but of curiosity-driven ...
Portrait of a man
August 3, 2023
Yale chemist Seth Herzon, whose research into the emergent properties of bioactive natural products has led to novel therapies for fighting brain cancer, mechanistic...
man standing next to machine
July 28, 2023
Have you ever stood inside a molecule the size of a house? The students at Yale Chemistry have. By way of virtual headsets, Brandon Q. Mercado, Ph.D., X-ray crystallographer...
Man operating chemistry instrumentation.
July 7, 2023
The National Science Foundation awarded Thien Khuu ’23 Ph.D. a Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, to commence Aug. 1 in...
Children standing near table with giant bubble
May 31, 2023
Science on Saturdays returned from the COVID hiatus with a bang – figuratively and literally. While 83 K-12 students and their families filled up the great hall of the...