Catalyst Magazine

Catalyst is a publication of the College of Chemistry at UC Berkeley. The magazine focuses on contemporary science and industry subjects, articles about the faculty, alumni stories, and College news. The magazine is published twice a year and is available in print and online.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Catalyst Magazine V 13.1On the cover

Scenes from 150 years of history: (top left) Oppenheimer, Seaborg and Lawrence in the lab, Gilbert N. Lewis, Melvin Calvin, Judith Klinman, chemical engineering lab c. 1960, South Hall, and Gilman Hall. 

Celebrating 150 Years of Chemistry at Berkeley:

The Beginning of a World Class Research Institution
Berkeley's First Women Chemists
The Fashionable Chemist
Happy Birthday Gilman Hall

New Faculty Profiles:

John Rittle
Kwabena Bediako

Dean's Desk

New & Notable

Donor Spotlight:

Ann & Joe Pease

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Previous Issues

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Catalyst V 12.1

V 12.1 (Spring/Summer 2017)
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Catalyst Magazine V 11.1 V 11.2 (Fall 2016)
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Catalyst Magazine 11.1 V 11.1
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Catalyst V 10.1 V 10.1
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Catalyst 9-2 V 9.2
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Catalyst Magazine 9.1 V 9.1
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Catalyst 8.2 V 8.2
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Catalyst Magazine 8.1 V 8.1
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Catalyst Cover 7.2 V 7.2
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Catalyst 7.1 V 7.1
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Catalyst 6.2 V 6.2
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Catalyst 6.1 V 6.1
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Catalyst 5.2 V 5.2
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Catalyst 5.1 V 5.1
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Catalyst 4.2 V 4.2
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Catalyst 4.1 V 4.1
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Catalyst 3.2 V 3.2
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Catalyst 3.1 V 3.1
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Catalyst 2.2 V 2.2
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Catalyst  2.1 V 2.1
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Catalyst 1.1 V 1.1
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