News + Announcements
  • Prof. Qiu Wang Receives Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

    We are delighted to announce that Prof. Qiu Wang was awarded a 2016 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. This award recognizes demonstrated leadership in research and education and follows on the heels of her recent NSF CAREER Award and Sloan Research Award.  Congratulations, Qiu!


  • Xiao Zhang Receives Graduate School Fellowships

    Congratulations to Mr. Xiao Zhang, a Katherine Goodman Stern Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year.  This Graduate School competitive award will provide the funding necessary for Xiao to continue his study on the yield of high quality few walled carbon nanotubes under the guidance of Professor Jie Liu.  The Stern fellowship follows on the heels of the Graduate School’s Peter Walter Jeffs Summer Research Fellowship, for which Xiao received for summer 2016.


  • Women in Chemistry Luncheon

    Thanks to the support of the Chemistry Major's Union, WiSE, the Duke Women's Center and the Department, the second Women in Chemistry Luncheon was held on Thursday, April 28.  The event, an integrative, networking lunch for undergraduate and graduate women in Chemistry, included our female faculty and lab managers as well.

  • Chemistry wins Safety Award from American Chemical Society (ACS)

    The Department’s undergraduate teaching program and Duke’s Occupational and Environmental Safety Office (OESO) have been selected to receive the 2016 American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health and Safety (CHAS) SafetyStratus Collegiate Safety Award.  The Award is presented to recognize a comprehensive laboratory and chemical safety program at an institution of higher learning (undergraduate aspects only).

  • Chrissy Wins Presidential Award

    Congratulations to Christiana Gooden, who received a Meritorious Service Award from 
    President Brodhead at the Duke Presidential Award Luncheon on April 14.  These 
    awards are presented each year "to recognize outstanding employees who have distinguished 
    themselves through diligent work and dedicated service.”  Many thanks to Chrissy for all 
    that she does for Chemistry faculty, students, and staff alike!