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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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2017 Chemistry Graduation Ceremony

The VCU Department of Chemistry’s Graduation Ceremony will take place Friday, May 12th, 6:00 PM at the Greater Richmond Convention Center – Exhibit Hall C. We are honored to have Dr. Amy Rose, a surgeon with Surgical Associates of Richmond on Richmond’s southside and a Chemistry alumni speak at graduation. Amy T. Rose, MD, is an advanced minimally […]

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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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Lidia Vallarino Memorial Lecture

Hybrid Inorganic Materials. From Fundamentals to Applications  April 7th, 2017, 4-5:30 pm, MCAL 2100 Luisa De Cola   University of Strasbourg, France Dedicated to the memory of Prof. Lidia Vallarino (Dr. V) My passion for luminescent molecules has started during my post-doc, in Dr. V.‘s lab. Such an interest continued during my entire career and in […]

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Altria Seminar

Probing the Transition from Molecules to Particles Richard C. Flagan 3:30 PM, Oliver 1024 March 23rd, 2017 Particles in the low nanometer size regime are formed from the vapor phase throughout the atmosphere, some when hot, vapor-laden gases are released into cooler air, contributing to high near-roadway concentrations of ultrafine particles that have been linked […]

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2017 Kapp Lecture

 David R. Liu  Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Harvard University Title: Protein Evolution and Engineering to Enable Biotechnology, Genome Editing, and Novel Therapeutics 4:00-5:00 pm Reception Rodney’s in Shafer Dining Hall 5:00 pm Lecture Hibbs Hall room 403 David R. Liu is Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, […]

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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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2016 John B. Fenn Lecture

Non-Covalent Peptide Assembly: The Latest News November 3rd, 2016 Academic Learning Commons room 1201 5:30 – 6:40 pm Michael T Bowers University of California, Santa Barbara https://labs.chem.ucsb.edu/bowers/michael/ Nearly all important biological processes involve non-covalent binding between various biopolymers. Sometimes these processes become aberrant and instead of facilitating cellular function they lead to serious disease. One […]

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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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