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Prof. Richard Stratt invited to present 21st Strouhal Lecture at Charles University

Richard M. Stratt, Newport Rogers Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, has been invited to deliver the 21st Strouhal Lecture at Charles University in Prague on March 7, 2018. The annual Strouhal Lecture is one of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics' ceremonial lectures, named in honor of renowned Czech physicist Prof. Dr. Čeněk Strouhal.

(Distributed February 15, 2018)

Chemistry hosts second annual STEM Day in 2018

On January 23, 2018, the Department of Chemistry hosted its second annual STEM Day, co-sponsored by the Rhode Island Section of the American Chemical Society. 60 high school students joined us from two public charter schools in Providence, RI: Times Squared STEM Academy and the 360 School.  

(Distributed January 24, 2018)

Announcing the Spring 2018 Colloquium Series

The Department of Chemistry hosts a weekly colloquium series on Fridays during the academic year, 4:00 - 5:00 PM in MacMillan Hall Room 115 (167 Thayer St, Providence). These seminars are free and open to the public—all are invited!

Titles and abstracts are added to our Seminar & Events Calendar when they are received.

(Distributed January 5, 2018)

Chemistry Graduate Student Philip Alabi Shares Experiences at "Global Voices"

Philip Alabi, a first-year graduate student in Chemistry, will speak on a panel of international graduate students at Global Voices, hosted by the Office of the International Student & Visitor Experience on Friday, November 17 at 5 PM. The event "aspires to highlight the breadth of the experiences of the international students at Brown... we believe that your story matters." 

(Distributed November 16, 2017)

Inaugural Distinguished Women in Science Seminar by Prof. Catherine L. Drennan

The Department of Chemistry presents Professor Catherine L. Drennan as our inaugural Distinguished Women in Science seminar series speaker. Prof. Drennan is a Professor of Chemistry and Biology at MIT and a Principal Investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The Drennan Research Laboratory seeks to understand how Nature harnesses and re-directs the reactivity of enzyme metallocenters in order to perform challenging reactions.

(Distributed September 21, 2017)

The Department of Chemistry welcomes 37 new graduate students

On August 28, 2017, the Department of Chemistry officially welcomed 37 new students into its graduate program from across the United States and the world. Our students begin their career at Brown from undergraduate institutions that span 14 states as well as China and Germany.

(Distributed August 28, 2017)

Graduate Student David Garcia Receives NIH Research Service Award

David Garcia, a year 4 graduate student, is the recipient of a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health. "Through this award," according to the NIH, "promising predoctoral students will obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting well-defined research projects in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers."

(Distributed August 22, 2017)
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