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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2009 Alumna Awarded Prestigious Teaching Fellowship
June 24, 2015
Helen (Dauer) Yan (C'09) was chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as a member of its 2015 cohort of Teaching Fellows. This year, 34 promising high school mathematics and science teachers who are just beginning their careers were awarded KSTF Teaching Fellowships.
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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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