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Mas Subramanian was already an accomplished scientist. But he wanted something more — to help students with their own discoveries.
Richard Nafshun has devoted his career to creating better learning experiences for students.

At the Department of Chemistry, our passions are broad and far-reaching. Our researchers have access to world-class facilities that help them solve critical problems. Our students come from all over the world, and we create experiences for them that go beyond the classroom. Whether it’s providing study abroad opportunities, internships, or the chance to work alongside faculty, our job is to help scientists build a promising future.

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Advantage Accelerator “graduates” moving toward successful new businesses, jobs

Jul 30, 2014

Originally posted on News and Research Communications by David Stauth CORVALLIS, Ore. – Four promising startup companies in fields ranging from social media to chemical manufacturing are among the first “graduating class” of the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator, upon completion of a program designed to help lead them toward commercial success. Organizers of the [...] Read full story.

New Mexico State University College Track Faculty Position

Jul 30, 2014

College-track Faculty Position CHEMISTRY FACULTY LECTURER POSITION AT NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at New Mexico State University (NMSU), Las Cruces, invites candidates with a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related area to apply for a full-time, nine-month non-tenure-track lecturer position at the College Assistant Professor level (Position #718317) [...] Read full story.

SDO – Spring Term Grades

Jul 30, 2014

Good morning all, Allow me to indulge in a moment of ‘Kveling’ – according to the sorority grades for Spring term, once again, Sigma Delta Omega achieved the highest GPA among sororities and fraternities.  I lost count how many times they have ranked number one. For those who are not familiar with the sorority, SDO [...] Read full story.

Chen Xian Ng on Undergraduate Research

Jul 28, 2014

Who is your PI? - Sean Burrows Do you have a Graduate Student/Post-Doc Mentor? - Kyle Almlie How did you learn about the position? - I got into the research with Dr.Burrows by volunteering, which I got to know about from my adviser, to help set up his lab when he first became a faculty in [...] Read full story.

Success GTAs: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them

Jul 25, 2014

Instructors Margie Haak and Paula Weiss will give a seminar titled, “Success GTAs: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them” at the 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, August 3-7 2014 at Grand Valley University in Michigan. ~~~~~~~~~~ In Fall term 2013 we created the Success GTA position as part of a larger [...] Read full story.

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Climate Change and Ocean Acidification

Scientists and Teachers in Education Partnerships (STEPs) is back with another free summer workshop to introduce educators to current research underway on the science and impacts of



 Join us for a discussion with Dr. Henry Warchall, Deputy Division Director of NSF’s Division of Mathematical Science. This special colloquium is for mathematics and statistics faculty and

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Upcoming Seminars

Mr. Embarek Alwedi PhD Defense

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

LPSC 402
Chain Extension of Boronic Esters With Stereo- and Regio-defined Lithiated Oxiranes