Chemistry is often called the “Central Science” because it interfaces with physics, biology, forestry, geology, and other fields, making instruction useful for both majors and nonmajors.

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Bachman Wins National Award
July 1, 2015
Professor Robert (Rob) Bachman was named as the Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) Volunteer of the Year.
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Chemistry Students Present At Scholarship Sewanee 2015
May 12, 2015
Several students from the Chemistry Department presented oral and poster presentations at Scholarship Sewanee on April 24, 2015. Thirteen posters and one oral presentation were presented. Luis Tinoco, Fernando Acosta, William Wright, Sonia Francone, and Ena Aguilar mentored by Dr. Deon Miles won second place in the Physical Sciences division with their poster "Size characterization and surface modification of monolayer-protected quantum dots." Leslie Leiva, Veronica Gordillo-Herrejon, and Ava Conner mentored by Dr. Emily White won third place in the Physical Sciences division with their poster "Monitoring wastewater treatment by a rural falcultative lagoon system."
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10th Annual Chemistry Demonstration Show Astonishes Crowd
May 1, 2015
The 10th Annual Chemistry Demonstration Show was held April 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm in Blackman Auditorium for the community. On this spectacular evening, the Oscars met Chemistry with each demonstration being performed by chemistry and biochemistry majors and minors.
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