The Impact of Your Support

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Our capacity for excellence in research and teaching is a direct result of hundreds of friends and alumni coming together to support the department’s work each year. With your help, we are educating the next generation of leading scientists, advancing the field of chemistry, and accelerating vital scientific discoveries.

In the past year, your gifts have made a tangible impact on:

  • Recruiting the top graduate student applicants by providing generous fellowship support
  • Strengthening research programs by expanding professional development activities, salary support, and lab equipment through endowed professorships
  • Supporting undergraduate students by funding awards and scholarships
  • Investing in staff through continuing education and training
  • Sustaining the culture, community, and education of students and postdocs by funding lectures, community building events, and student clubs

As we look to the next year, we see significant potential: to invest in our research infrastructure, to provide professional development and research opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students and postdocs, to advance equity and anti-racist practices in the chemical sciences, and to continue to transform the undergraduate and graduate education in the chemical sciences at the UW. Donor support – both annual gifts and endowment funding – will play a major role in helping us achieve this vision. We hope you will consider investing in our students, faculty and research with a gift today.

  • Make your gift online
  • Mail your gift to the UW Foundation, Box 359505, Seattle, WA 98195
    • Make check payable to the UW Foundation
    • Indicate on the memo line or enclosed note how you want your gift allocated. The Friends of Chemistry Fund (CHEDIS) provides unrestricted support

Thank you for your generosity and for being a part of our community.

We recognize here donors who contributed to our fellowships and programs from November 1, 2019 through May 31, 2021. If your name is missing or misspelled, we apologize and hope you will let us know.

Mr. Gerald & Mrs. Sara Adams
Mr. Ronald Aley & Ms. Joy Jackson
Dr. Pauline Alokolaro
Professor Niels Andersen (D)
Ms. Carolyn Anderson
Mr. Cyrus Anderson
Dr. Basil & Mrs. Gretchen Anex
Anonymous (4)
Drs. James & Laura Arrigoni
Mr. Hazen Babcock
Mr. John & Ms. Jill Barker
Mr. Jack & Ms. Carol Baush
Dr. Alvin & Ms. Ruby Beilby
Mr. Simon Bennett
Mr. Arvid Berg & Ms. Sophia Zervas-Berg
Dr. Gerald & Ms. Sheila Berkelhammer
Dr. James & Ms. Debra Billigmeier
Dr. David & Ms. Katherine Blanchard Jr.
Dr. George & Ms. Gerry Blomgren
Mr. Ralph Boirum*
Dr. Douglas & Ms. Gloria Bond
Mr. Cornelius & Mrs. Catherine Borman
Dr. Robert & Mrs. Patsy Braun
Mr. Jonathan & Dr. Catherine Britell*
Ms. Maria & Mr. Rudy Cabanela
Dr. Howard & Ms. Joyce Cady
Mr. Carl & Ms. Ann Cady
Mr. Donald & Mrs. Patricia Carlberg
Mr. Bernard Carlsen
Ms. Kristin & Mr. Robert Carver
Mr. Kenneth Clark & Ms. Hasmig Seropian
Ms. Karen & The Honorable Bruce Cohoe
Mr. William & Ms. Mary Cone
Dr. John & Ms. Katherine Cort
Professor Larry Dalton & Dr. Nicole Boand
Alan & Ms. Esther Denniston
Dr. Roy Dixon
Mr. Robert & Ms. Helen Doll*
Dr. Fred Dorer (D)
Ms. Marilyn Dorer
Ms. Sara Dorn (D) & Dr. Thomas Dorn
Dr. John Douglas
Dr. David & Ms. Suzanne Dreyer
Ms. Ann Eggers
Dr. Bruce Eichinger & Ms. Sandra Jackson-Eichinger
Mr. James & Ms. Christine Eldridge
Drs. Jurgen & Mary Exner
Vice Admiral Linda Fagan & Mr. John Fagan
Drs. R. Matthew & Megan D. Fesinmeyer*
Dr. Edmond & Ms. Cathy Fey
Ms. Charlene Franz
Dr. Dan Freeman
Dr. Fred Fry Jr.
Ms. Kathi Garcin & Joan Heeter
Dr. Michael Gelb
Dr. Milton & Mrs. Marion Goheen
Mrs. Laura & Mr. John Goldstone*
Mr. Joseph & Ms. Stephanie Gonyeau*
Professor Martin Gouterman (D)
Dr. John & Ms. Shirley Gray
Drs. Karen & Paul Gudiksen
Mr. Thomas & Ms. Melody Haff
Dr. Louis & Ms. Arlene Hahn
Mr. Robert Hall
Mr. Thomas & Mrs. Alice Hanson
Dr. Edward Hardwidge
Dr. Jackson & Mrs. Rosemary Harrar
Mr. Howard & Ms. Connie Harris Jr.
Dr. William Harrison
Mr. Cecil Harsh (D)
Mr. Fredd & Ms. Deborah Harsh*
Professor Mike Heinekey & Dr. Maureen Munn
Dr. Gary & Ms. Barbara Hickernell
Drs. David & Lois Hinman
Dr. Chu-Ngi Ho & Ai-Leng Ng
Hoekstra Family Trust*
Ms. Marilyn Hoekstra (D)
Dr. Jamin Hoggard*
Ms. Barbara Holcombe
Mr. Tom Hom & Ms. Mae Rosok
Mr. LeRoy Hornbeck (D)
Ms. Willean Hornbeck
Ms. Jeanne Hsu
Professor Judith Jaehning & Mr. Barry Polisky
Dr. Dan & Ms. Jorgene Jensen
Dr. Lewis Johnson
Mr. Ben Johnson & Ms. Karen Stromquist
Mr. Chris Johnson
Ms. Lani & Mr. Larry Johnson
Dr. Masanori Kato
Mr. Shane Kinard & Ms. Anne Darby
Mr. Larry & Ms. Maureen Kirk
Diana Knight
Professor Melvin Koch*
Dr. David & Mrs. Franki Kohler
Dr. Mohanrao Kollipara
Dr. Ray & Ms. Nancy Krueger
Professor Alvin & Ms. Verla Kwiram
Dr. Gary & Ms. Marian Lampman
Dr. Lynn & Reverend Jeanne Larsen
Mr. Douglas Larsen
Dr. Kimberly Lau*
Mr. Tom Lee & Ms. Deborah Grace
Dr. Willem Leenstra & Ms. Dorothy Schnure
Ms. Linda Leinicke
Mr. Jameson & Ms. Leah Leong
Dr. Elizabeth Leovey
Dr. Yueh-Neu Lin
Dr. Jasper Lin
Ms. Merrilyn Lingren (D) & Dr. Wesley Lingren
Drs. Jonathan & Helen Litz
Dr. Franklin Looney Jr. (D)
Ms. Patricia & Dr. Walter Loveland
Ms. Janet Lund
Dr. Tom & Ms. Suzanne Maricich
Drs. R. Irene & Gary Masada
Mrs. Sandra & Mr. John Matsen
Mr. Jim Mavis*
Professor James Mayer & Ms. Faith Katkin
Ms. Theresa McBride
Dr. Layton McCoy (D) & Ms. Elizabeth A. McCoy
Mrs. Karen & Dr. James Mhyre
Drs. Theodore & Janice Mill
Mrs. Robin & Mr. Robert Miotke
Mr. Craig Mitchell
Drs. Cindy Mitch-Gomez & Alvaro Gomez
Dr. A. Bruce & Mrs. Joanne Montgomery
Mr. David Morris
Drs. Alexander & Ann Motten
Dr. David Munch
Mr. John & Mrs. Cathy Natt
Dr. Jeffrey & Ms. Melissa Nelson
Ms. Lynn Nixon
Drs. Richard Norman & Anne True
Dr. James & Ms. Marcia Nusz
Mr. Carl & Ms. Cynthia Oda
Dr. Joseph & Ms. Marne Osborne
Dr. Donna Oswald
Professor Gary & Ms. Linda Paddock
Mr. Dick Pallett
Dr. Arie & Mrs. Deanna Passchier
Dr. Benjamin Paulson
Dr. Raymond & Mrs. Sally Paxton
Dr. Mary Peak
Mr. Gary Pedersen
Mr. Craig & Mrs. Colleen Pedlar
Dr. Kristina Peterson*
Ms. Linnea Peterson & Mr. Robert Bianchi
Mr. Alexander Phearman*
Mr. Christopher & Ms. Karen Pohl
Dr. Marybeth & Mr. Thomas Porter Jr.
Dr. John Powell (D)
Professor Philip & Dr. Rosita Proteau
Drs. Ruth Rabinovitch & Thomas Treger
Dr. Catherine Radzewich
Mr. Mohammed Rahman
Drs. Ponni Rajagopal & Natarajan Janarthanan
Dr. David Reichgott
Professor William & Mrs. Katrina Reinhardt
Mr. Daniel Ritter
Ms. Michelle Roberts
Dr. Bruce & Mrs. Alice Ronald
Dr. Fuqiang Ruan & Ms. Qinxiao Zhou
Dr. Mark & Ms. Jill Rueber
Ms. Maureen Ryan*
Dr. Maja Salva*
Dr. Patricia & Mr. Roger Samuel
Mr. Bo Saxberg
Dr. Arnold & Ms. Susan Schaffer
Dr. Margaret Scheuermann
Mr. Eric & Ms. Christine Schomaker*
Drs. Paul & Beth Schomber
Professor J. Michael & Mrs. Karen Schurr
Dr. Gary Schwartz
Dr. Pamela Seaton
Drs. Barbara & Robert Shaw Jr.
Dr. Jean'ne Shreeve
Dr. Jared Silvia & Professor Brandi Cossairt
Dr. Rodney & Ms. Ruth Sime
Drs. Amanda & Parikhit Sinha
Dr. Eileen Starr (D)
Mr. David Sunderland & Cat Koehn
Dr. Chris & Ms. Julie Thompson*
Mr. Dave Thompson & Ms. Judy Jesiolowski*
Dr. Patrick Thorsvig
Drs. Simonida & Christopher Thurber
Professor Karen & Mr. William Timberlake
Dr. Louis & Ms. Carolyn Torre
Mr. Homer Twedt
Drs. S. Rao & Usha Varanasi
Dr. Mark & Ms. Katherine Voges
Dr. William & Ms. Margaret Wacholtz
Dr. John & Mrs. Rosana Warren
Mr. Grant Webster
Dr. Danny & Mrs. Joanne White
Mr. Stephen White
Dr. Deborah Wiegand*
Dr. Betty Winfield & Professor Barry Hyman*
Ms. Sharon Winter
Dr. Jean Woller
Mr. Arthur Yoshimura
Mr. Lyman Young & Ms. Marion So
Dr. Edward & Ms. Judy Zahnow
Dr. George Zakrzewski
Ms. Julie Zalikowski
Mr. Jack Zektzer
Professor Bo Zhang

Corporations and Corporate Foundations
3M Company
Agilent Technologies
Eli Lilly and Company
ExxonMobil Corporation
General Atomics
Roche Holding AG

Foundations, Family Foundations and Trusts
Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation
Emerald Sky Foundation
Legacy Of Angels Foundation
Gary & Irene Masada Foundation
Mistletoe Foundation USA
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Klaus Saegebarth Trust
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Washington Research Foundation

Other Organizations
American Chemical Society
Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening

* First-time donors to Chemistry
(D) deceased
Contact Diana Knight, advancement & communications manager, at 206.543.1671 or by email with corrections or questions about giving.

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