Charlene Crawley to be honored at annual PACME ceremony

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Charlene Crawley to be honored at annual PACME ceremony

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Charlene Crawley on being the recipient of the 2017 Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment (PACME) faculty award.  The PACME ceremony was created to recognize members of the University and Health System communities who have contributed to promoting civility, building community, establishing effective cross-cultural initiatives, advocating equity, and nurturing […]

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Richmond Public High Schools come to visit VCU Chemistry

VCU Health Sciences Academy and the Chemistry Department hosted a group of students from Richmond Public Schools to explore health science careers last week!

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STEAM Day 2017

The STEAM Day 2017 event held at Marguerite Christian Elementary School, on March, 6, 2017, was a HUGE success! The event was student driven and led by our very own Chemistry@VCU ACS student affiliates.  We had over 30 volunteers (undergraduate students, faculty graduate students, and community partners)!!!   We are extremely proud of our VCU students […]

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Nicholas Farrell on Cover of ChemComm

Nick Farrell receives Chemical Communications cover for Issue 1 of 2017. Article Link

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Chemistry Majors Climbing Mountains

Shinal Patel, a chemistry major, has been quite busy this summer. Take a look… VCU News

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Chemistry in the Community

TRAKD was excited to have the Chemistry department participate as a community partner during the FULL STEAM Ahead summer camp hosted in Chester, Virginia at Ecoff Elementary School.   The camp provides opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) in the tri-city area designed to provide opportunities for students in Kindergarten-4th grade–particularly those youth […]

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Congratulations to Samy El-Shall

Chemistry’s Professor and Department Chair, Samy El-Shall has been awarded VCU’s University Award of Excellence. President Rao will present the award to Samy at the 34th  Annual  Faculty Convocation on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, from 11 am – 12:30 pm at the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts.

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Christian Ruiz wins Lauren A Woods Scholarship

Congratulations to Christian Ruiz for being awarded the Phi Kappa Phi 2016 Lauren A. Woods Scholarship. Christian will be  recognized during the Phi Kappa Phi Awards ceremony on Thursday, April 28. The ceremony will start at 6:00 PM and will take place at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Congratulations again Christian!

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Location Update: Chemistry Graduation Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2016!  The Chemistry Department’s Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 13th at 6:00 pm at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C (403 N. 3rd Street, Richmond, VA  23219). Dr. James Frazier from Pfizer Consumer Healthcare will be speaking at graduation. Information about parking can be found at: http://www.richmondcenter.com/attending/parking-directions/.  Expect to encounter […]

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2016 Metro Richmond STEM Fair

Congratulations to Pranav Neyveli, Godwin High School, for receiving 1st Alternate Prize on the 2016 Metro Richmond STEM Fair for his project “A Novel Alternative to Antibiotics: Gold Nanoparticles”. Pranav did his research in Dr. El-Shall’s Lab. https://www.mymsic.org/index.php Pranav Neyveli, Godwin HS, Henrico, 1st Alternate, (second from left).

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