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Wiest selected to serve as associate editor of Journal of Organic Chemistry

Wiest selected to serve as associate editor of Journal of Organic Chemistry

Olaf Wiest, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is serving as an associate editor of the American Chemical Society”s Journal of Organic Chemistry, the leading journal in the field with more than 91,000 citations last year. Beginning in October 2011, Wiest, who came to Notre Dame 16 years ago,...

Math for Everyone: squaring the circle

Math for Everyone: squaring the circle

Dave Richeson, associate professor of mathematics at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, presented a brief history of lines and circles, “Four Tales of Impossibility,” to an overflowing crowd of students in the Jordan Hall of Science on Nov. 10. The talk, part of the Math for Everyone series, traced the millennia-long...

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry welcomes alumni

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry welcomes alumni

A gathering of chemistry and biochemistry graduate student alumni in the Jordan Hall of Science before the Navy game launched an initiative to boost engagement with graduate students from departments across the campus. Fifteen invited alumni participated in a focus group in the morning, then attended a tailgate and the...