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Our Commitment to Excellence through Diversity

The Department of Chemistry is united in the belief that diversity in all of its forms is good. Collaboration among people of all cultures and backgrounds enhances our experience as scientists and contributes to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. We strive to promote a climate that celebrates our differences and strengthens our department by embracing and working to increase our diversity.

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Energy and U continues to grow with theatre collaborative
More than 6,400 students in 3rd through 6th grades are attending the popular Energy and U shows. Two shows a day will be conducted May 11-13, and May 16-20. Two public evening shows, May 18-19, are sold out. Read More


Chemistry major hopes to combine passions of science and ASL
Chemistry major Jeremy Miller has been admitted into the competitive and prestigious Department of Interpretation at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., where he hopes to pursue a master’s degree in Interpretation for American Sign Language (ASL) and English. Read More


Blindness does not stop chemist from achieving her goals
With tenacity and courage, Post-Doctorate Mona Minkara, Ph.D., who is working with Professor Ilja Siepmann, turns what others may consider "impossible" into the possible. Read More