News & Announcements Archive


Professor Young Featured in an article from The Baltimore Sun

Professor Young Featured in an article from The Baltimore Sun
As the world is adjusting to life combating the COVID-19 virus, instructors at many Maryland universities are required to transition their courses to online instruction for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester. Dr. Jamie Young, along with other esteemed colleagues, are featured in a Baltimore Sun article that outlines the big steps and challenges […]


Yin Jiang Nominated for 2020 Supervisor of the Year Award

Yin Jiang Nominated for 2020 Supervisor of the Year Award
Yin Jiang, the department of chemistry’s financial manager, has been nominated for this years supervisor of the year award. The award is presented to an outstanding staff or faculty member in recognition of their exceptional supervisory skills with the universities student employees through the student employment program. She along with other nominees will be judged […]


Prof. Hernandez Receives IMPACT Award

Prof. Hernandez Receives IMPACT Award
The Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) has named Dr. Hernandez as the 2020 Cottrell IMPACT award recipient. The IMPACT award recognizes the work of a Cottrell Scholar (Dr. Hernandez was named a Cottrell Scholar in 1999) who has had national impact in science through leadership and service activities. To read more about the award […]


The Toscano Group Gets Published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

The Toscano Group Gets Published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Congratulations to Vinayak Khodade and Blaze Pharoah of the Toscano lab for their recent publication in the Journal of American Chemistry Society. You can read their full article titled Alkylamine-Substituted Perthiocarbamates: Dual Precursors to Hydropersulfide and Carbonyl Sulfide with Cardioprotective Actions  on the ACS Publications website.


Prof. Principe receives 2020 HIST Award

Prof. Principe receives 2020 HIST Award
The HIST award of the History of Chemistry Division of the History of Chemistry of the American Chemical Society recognizes an individuals outstanding career of contributions to the history of chemistry and is international in scope. Dr. Principe has been awarded the 2020 HIST award for “his insightful and groundbreaking studies of the actual laboratory […]


Prof. Hernandez Admitted into The Royal Society of Chemistry

Prof. Hernandez Admitted into The Royal Society of Chemistry
Prof. Hernandez has been admitted as a Fellow into the Royal Society of Chemistry. The Royal Society of Chemistry has been around for 179 years and has built its legacy on connecting scientists and societies to enrich exploration, innovations and discoveries for the greater good. Dr. Hernandez’s name along with other recently admitted Fellows will […]


Prof. Hernandez Featured in the ACS Student Member Magazine

Prof. Hernandez Featured in the ACS Student Member Magazine
Prof. Hernandez gave an exclusive interview with inChemistry, the ACS Student Member Magazine. In the interview he talks about his career, his long lasting love of science and the need for more diversity within the field. You can read the full article on the inChemistry website.