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"Chemistry is a substantial science by the measures of industry, economics, and politics. As an academic discipline, it underlies the vibrant growth of molecular biology, materials science, and medical technology. Although not the youngest of sciences, its frontiers continue to expand in remarkable ways. And although it shares boundaries with every other field of science, it has an autonomy, both methodologically and conceptually."—Of Minds and Molecules: New Philosophical Perspectives on Chemistry, Nalini Bhushan and Stuart Rosenfeld, editors (Oxford University Press, 2000).

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Summer Research in Chemistry

Summer research opportunities exist in the Chemistry Department. A complete discussion of these is on the Science Center Web page under "Student Opportunities." You must complete a short survey for the Department which is available here.

Chemistry Seminars and Lectures

Annual Honors Senior Presentations

Come and support your fellow chemistry and biochemistry majors. Learn about the type of research that is conducted in our department and programs! Schedule and titles are listed in the "Festival of Honors" booklet. A summary of Molecular and Life Sciences presentations are listed in our "Seminar Schedule" page

Chemists/biochemists from around the country present their current research. Check out the "Seminar Schedule" for upcoming events.

Chemistry Lunchbags

April 27th (Wed.) is our annual Freeze-Off competition. Don't miss it!

Every Wednesday at noon students and faculty get together for an informal presentation of their independent research projects. This semester's schedule may be found at the "Lunchbag Calendar".

Grab&Go lunch for chemistry/biochemistry students is available!

Student Liaisons

Seniors: Emilia Arguello, Noelia Matiinez-Munoz, Katie McGeough

Juniors: Quinn Anex-Ries, Jeannie Lee, Megan Neubig