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New Chemistry Major Concentrations

Starting in fall 2021, there will be five concentrations available to chemistry majors that cover fields such as medicinal, environmental, materials and forensic chemistry. To learn more, please visit our concentrations overview.


Graduate student Igor Gayday wins prestigious MolSSI Fellowship

Igor GaydayMr. Gayday has been awarded an 18-month fellowship by the Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI) to pursue a research program for the calculation of coupled rotational-vibrational energy levels and their respective lifetimes of three-atomic (and, potentially, tetra-atomic) systems in hyper-spherical (APH) coordinates. This fellowship includes 12 months graduate support followed by 6 months of postdoctoral funding.


Undergrad student Pouya Mirzaei's chemistry comic book featured on NPR

Page from Stuck With Atomic BondsMr. Mirzaei submitted an illustrated 12-page comic book entitled, Stuck With Atomic Bonds, for a creative chemistry assignment in his first-year chemistry course taught by Dr. Llanie Nobile. NPR interviewed both Mr. Mirzaei and Dr. Nobile for the Beats Me: Innovation radio show.


Chemical physics book Elephant Toothpaste Demo

2020 Habermann Lecture
Dr. Christopher C. Cummins
**The lecture has been postponed.**

2020 Spring Colloquia

2019 Nakamoto Lecture
Dr. Huw Davies

2019 Rathore Lecture
Sir Fraser Stoddart

Traveling Seminars