Recent News

Chemistry Major named Critical Language Scholar

Charlene Gaw has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Mandarin Chinese in China. Charlene is from Cupertino, Calif., junior majoring in both chemistry and psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences. Gaw will study Mandarin Chinese at the advanced level at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China from June 11 to Aug. 10. […]

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Dr. Farrell Research Highlighted

Dr. Nicholas Farrell research on how zinc regulates a key enzyme involved in cell death was on the cover of Angewandte Chemie’s International Edition.  The article has recently been highlighted by VCU. The abstract can be found at : http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201401105/abstract

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Faculty Award Winners

Chemistry Faculty win College of Humanities and Sciences Awards                           Dr. M. Samy El-Shall was named the 2015 Elske v. P. Smith Distinguished Lecturer and Dr. Hani El-Kaderi received the Excellence in Scholarship Award in Math and Science.   They will be honored April […]

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Graduate Student Community Outreach

Volunteers from VCU participated in a STEM camp for Emerging Engineers as part of the Goochland County Public School system’s “Conundrum Day” on Feb. 8. Kendra Woodberry – Graduate Research Assistant in Department of Chemical and Life Science in the VCU School of Engineering Constance Franklin – Graduate Teaching Assistant in Department of VCU Chemistry […]

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2013-2014 Department Award Recipients

American Chemical Society Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry Katherine Wamsley American Chemical Society Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry Aaron Wilson American Chemical Society,Virginia Section Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award Joshua Driskill American Institute of Chemists Outstanding Senior Student Award Ariel Nash CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award Justin Joseph Dean’s Scholar Award, Distinction Awarded to Seniors […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Hani El-Kaderi

Dr. Hani M. El-Kaderi has been highlighted in VCU News for his work  in the lab to advance clean energy initiatives. His publication recently made the cover of Chemistry of Materials.

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Richmond Magazine Lists Debbie Polo as a Top Professor in Virginia!

Congratulations to Ms. Polo on her feature in the “The Complete Sourcebook” issue of Richmond Magazine (page 230). She has been named one of the top professors in the state of Virginia according to ratemyprofessor.com.  Ms. Polo teaches General Chemistry and is the department’s Director of Student Outcomes and Assessment.

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Welcome Back!

Classes start January 13. and the last day to add courses is January 19.

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Kapp Lecture

Dr. Naomi Halas,the Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Chemistry, Physics and Bioengineering at Rice University has been named the Mary Kapp Lecturer for 2014.  Her lecture will be  April 24.  More details to follow.

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Student Awards Night

The College of Humanities and Sciences Student Awards Night recognizes seniors with a 4.0 GPA and departmental award recipients. Students being recognized will be notified in advance of the ceremony. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 7 PM VCU Student Commons Commonwealth Ballrooms, Second Floor

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