Creatively pivoting instruction to meet the challenges of COVID-19 environmentCreating meaningful classroom & lab learning experiences
Chemistry Climate, Community & Culture
The Department of Chemistry has unique features that set it apart and help its students, faculty, and staff thrive and succeed. The department fosters a diverse community and works hard to create an environment where involvement, collaboration, caring, and safety are the norm.
The Department of Chemistry has established the Jeannette Brown Lectureship, honoring the career of Alumna Jeannette Brown and her pioneering work as a talented chemist, author, historian, and tireless leader and advocate for the inclusion and advancement of African American women in chemistry-related professional pursuits and careers. This lectureship will bring experts in all fields of chemistry from around the world, with emphasis on highlighting the work and careers of Black, Indigenous, and people of color in the chemical sciences. An endowment has been established to support this signature lectureship with a goal of raising $100,000. Thanks to $25,000 in matching pledge support from Department Head David Blank and his wife and Colene and another $25,000 in matching pledge support from an anonymous donor, every dollar donated will be matched with equal dollars until the $100,000 goal is reached.
More on Chemistry News & Feature Stories