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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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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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Dr. Waller wins VT award

Dr. Lachelle Waller, Director of Advising, had been awarded the 2016 Virginia Tech Influential Black Alumni Outstanding Ut Prosim Award.  Dr. Waller earned this recognition through selfless dedication and superior achievements in her field. Please take a moment to congratulate her.

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Nick Farrell ACS-VA Section Distinguished Research Award

Please join us in congratulating Nick for the ACS-VA section Distinguished Research Award. The award ceremony will be on January 22, 2016, 6:00 pm at Virginia State University. http://virginia.sites.acs.org/

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