Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Chemistry plays a central role in almost all advances in medicine, biology, biotechnology, materials science and agriculture. That makes it an exciting time to become a chemist.

Our programs are widely recognized for their undergraduate coursework, research opportunities, high scholastic achievements of our students and the distinguished careers built by our graduates.

Opportunities & Highlights

  • Chemistry Scholarships

    Check our Student Scholarship page. Application deadline: March 1, 2018.
  • Alumni Update

    Recent alumni achievements of Hank Deuermeyer '14, Erica Beede '15, Katy Platt '16 and Julianne Christiansen '16
  • Faculty Openings

    Probationary Organic Chemistry position and fixed-term Biochemisty position starting August 21. Learn More