College inaugurates Que Family Undergraduate Advising Center

October 14, 2014

Que Family Undergraduate Advising Center Ribbon CuttingThursday, Oct. 9, College of Chemistry Dean Douglas Clark inaugurated the Que Family Undergraduate Advising Center. Located next to the Chemistry Plaza on the ground floor of Gilman Hall, the center consists of four offices for quiet discussions between students and their advisers, an area where students can consult with peer advisers, and a well lit modern commons area where they can read, relax and hold study sessions.

CoC launches research hub with BASF, UCLA and Stanford

April 3, 2014
The College of Chemistry has launched a new collaborative research center, the California Research Alliance by BASF (CARA), a multidisciplinary effort focused on innovation and technology transfer. Along with Berkeley and the chemical company BASF, CARA academic partners include UCLA and Stanford University.

BASF donates $7 million toward construction of new UC Berkeley science and engineering hub

July 13, 2018

Boreskov Institute of CatalysisMartin Brudermüller, Chairman of the Board and CTO, BASF SE has announced a donation of $7 million to UC Berkeley at the California Research Alliance 2018 Summer Symposium.

Grad student Lomont wins Future Leaders Award

January 25, 2013
Justin LomontJustin Lomont, a graduate student in the research group of Charles Harris, has been awarded a K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Chemistry students seek crowd funding for educational board game

October 3, 2017

React!™ boardgame developersOur students are amazing in the Chemistry and Biology departments. They become world class researchers, go on to start life-changing companies and so much more.

CoC welcomes 436 new students this fall

September 17, 2015
stat charts 2015This fall the College of Chemistry welcomes 306 new undergrads—145 seeking degrees in chemical engineering, 86 in chemical biology and 75 in chemistry (for a chemistry department total of 161).

CBE opens innovation incubator for student projects

March 18, 2015
CBE Chair Jeff Reimer shows advisory board members around the new innovation incubator.The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering’s innovation incubator lab is open for business. The lab has been created to give student-led projects a formal home in the department.

Chemistry alum Rebecca Abergel joins nuclear engineering faculty

September 18, 2018
Rebecca Abergel

Meet Berkeley's new faculty: Rebecca Abergel, nuclear engineering.

John Arnold appointed Undergraduate Dean

June 19, 2017

John Arnold

The College of Chemistry welcomes chemistry professor John Arnold as the new Undergraduate Dean. His appointment begins July 1, 2017.