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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."

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.

Sewanee's Bordley Recognized For 50 Years in American Chemical Society

April 23, 2015
John Bordley Recognized for 50 years in American Chemical Society

Dr. Seballos Presents at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

April 13, 2015
Dr. Bethel Seballos presented her recent research at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on April 10, 2015.

Bachman and Miles present at the 249th National Meeting

April 8, 2015
Professors Bachman and Miles travelled to Denver to present their latest research and pedagogic innovations.

The 10th Annual Chemistry Demonstration Show

April 6, 2015
The Sewanee Chemistry Department Presents the 10th Annual Chemistry Demonstraion Show Where the Oscars Meets Chemistry

Three Class of 2009 Alums Finish Ph.D.’s

January 21, 2015
Three chemistry majors from 2009—Molly Carpenter, Margaret Anne Gray Hinkle and Brendan Monks—completed their Ph.D.’s in the last few months.

End Of Semester Celebration

December 10, 2014
End of semester celebration with students and faculty from the Chemistry and Biology Departments

Chemistry Department presents 2014 Awards

December 3, 2014
Each fall the Chemistry Department announces three awards at the Founder’s Day Convocation in recognition of outstanding student achievement in the study of Chemistry.

Changing "The Science Of Food And Cooking" (Chemistry 110)

October 14, 2014
Associate Professor of Chemistry Deon Miles recently wrote an article published in the Journal of Chemical Education entitled “Laboratory Development and Lecture Renovation for a Science of Food and Cooking Course”.

Dr. Emily White, participated in the ceremonial groundbreaking

September 26, 2014
Dr. Emily White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, participated in the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Sewanee Constructed Wetlands Research Station on Friday, September 26th.

Students And Faculty Attended The American Chemical Society Meeting

September 18, 2014
Students And Faculty Attended The American Chemical Society local section meeting at the Tennessee Aquarium.

Emeriti Update

May 25, 2014
Emeritus Update

Maggie Hudson named Valedictorian for the Class of 2014

May 22, 2014
Maggie Hudson named Valedictorian for the Class of 2014

Eighteen Majors Graduate at 2014 Commencement

May 11, 2014
Eleven biochemistry and seven chemistry majors were awarded bachelors degrees at the University’s Commencement on May 11, 2014.

Scout Science Day at Sewanee

May 7, 2014
Junior Troop #556 and Cadette Troop #555 participated in Scout Science Day at the University of the South on April 26, 2014.

Team Latin Sensation excels at BBQ Slam

May 4, 2014
Team Latin Sensation excels at BBQ Slam

Chemistry students present at Scholarship Sewanee

April 29, 2014
Chemistry students present at Scholarship Sewanee

Crosby and Bachman present at National Undergraduate Research Conference

April 4, 2014
Crosby and Bachman present at National Undergraduate Research Conference

Chemistry Club annual demonstration show

April 2, 2014
Annual Chemistry Demonstration Show

Chemistry Club annual demonstration show

April 2, 2014
Annual Chemistry Demonstration Show

Dr. Miles Authors Paper in Journal of Chemical Education

March 26, 2014
Dr. Miles Authors Paper in Journal of Chemical Education

Chemistry Club

March 24, 2014
Chemistry Club

Welcome to the new chemistry and biochemistry majors and minors

March 11, 2014
Welcome to the new chemistry and biochemistry majors and minors

Robert Bachman, F. B. Williams Professor of Chemistry, re-elected as a councilor

February 20, 2014
Robert Bachman, F. B. Williams Professor of Chemistry, re-elected as a councilor of CUR

Chemistry Majors and Minors Departmental Party

February 10, 2014
Chemistry Majors and Minors Departmental Party

Assistant Professor Bethel Sharma Seballos recognized as ACS Chemistry Ambassador

January 13, 2014
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Bethel Sharma Seballos, has recently been recognized by the American Chemical Society as an official ACS Chemistry Ambassador.

Laboratory safety orientation Easter 2014

January 10, 2014
Laboratory Safety Orientation for the Easter 2014 semester will be on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Blackman Auditorium (Woods Laboratories) and Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Blackman Auditorium (Woods Laboratories).

Parker Haynes (C’14) Nominated for Watson Fellowship

December 20, 2013
Parker Haynes, C'14, has been nominated for a prestigious year-long Watson Fellowship during 2014-15. Offered by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation, the Watson Fellowships offer college graduates a year of independent exploration and travel outside the United States.

Students present their research at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society

November 28, 2013
Six students presented research they have conducted in conjunction with faculty in the Chemistry Department at the 2013 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, which was held November 12-16, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Department awards presented at Homecoming seminar October 25, 2013

October 28, 2013
Maggie Hudson, C'14, was the winner of The Louis George Hoff Memorial Scholarship.

Fall 2013 Chemistry Department Seminar Series Schedule Announced

September 16, 2013
The Chemistry Department has released the Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule. Click through to read more.