Chemistry Blog

  • Way to go Truman alums!

    August 25, 2016

    Out of 822 schools in the Carnegie classifications of Master’s/Comprehensive I, Master’s/Comprehensive II, Baccalaureate/Liberal Arts I, Baccalaureate/Liberal Arts II, Truman State University graduates earned the largest number of chemistry Ph.D. degrees between 2003-2012. —National Science Foundation CASPAR database relating to origins of Ph.D. graduates in Chemistry/Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education (2016)

  • The Fall 2014 Semester is here!

    August 19, 2014

    The beginning of fall brings new faces to the chemistry department! We welcome the 65 new Truman students who have declared Chemistry as a major! We hope you find your experience in the chemistry program both rewarding and challenging and look forward to getting to know you! We also welcome two new faculty members. Dr. […]

  • Fall 2013 Semester is Underway!

    September 16, 2013

    The beginning of fall brings new faces to the chemistry department!  We welcome the 75 new Truman students who have declared Chemistry as a major!  We hope you find your experience in the chemistry program both rewarding and challenging and look forward to getting to know you! We also welcome two new faculty members.  Dr. […]

  • Truman Alumna Earns National Recognition!

    March 26, 2013

    Congratulations to Catherine Schmidt Patterson (class of 2002) on being named a recipient of a 2013 Rising Star Award by the ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC). These awards recognize exceptional early- to mid-career women chemists across all areas of chemistry on a national level. Catherine earned a Ph.D. at Northwestern University and is currently at […]

  • Spring Semester is Underway!

    January 16, 2013

    The spring 2013 semester has brought some changes to the chemistry department.  After many years of outstanding service to the department and the university, Dr. Dana Delaware retired at the end of the fall semester.  He’s still around teaching upper level biochemistry this semester, but we will miss seeing him here full-time. With Dr. Delaware’s […]

  • National Chemistry Week!!

    October 22, 2012

    It’s National Chemistry Week!  Help the ACS celebrate all week by attending the events below! Monday: Wear lab glasses to class day.  Professors too! Monday-Wednesday: Periodic Table of Cupcakes sale in MG, 10:00am – 2:00pm Wednesday: Bonfire at Pi Kapp (Behind Missouri Hall, next to Newman), 7:00-9:00pm Thursday: Children’s safe drinking water collection on the […]

  • New Inorganic Courses – Beginning Fall 2012

    March 20, 2012

    CHEM 475  has been split into CHEM 473 (a 3-credit-hour, lecture-only course) and CHEM 474 (a 1-credit-hour, laboratory course).  Students need to know that 1) they need to register for, and successfully complete (with a C, or better) both courses to fulfill their graduation requirements, no matter which catalog they are following, and 2) their […]

  • New Biochemistry Courses – beginning Fall 2011

    March 18, 2011

    Effective Fall 2011, the chemistry department will offer the following courses in biochemistry. The CHEM 421: Biochemistry course will no longer be offered. Check here to see which course(s) fit your needs and to learn how the courses fit in the Chemistry and Biology majors and minors. CHEM 335: Biochemistry I: Structure and Function (3 […]

  • Truman Chemistry Top Ranked Again!

    September 27, 2010

    The most recently announced rankings of American Chemical Society (ACS)-certified degrees awarded ties the Truman Chemistry program nationally for 20th place in the number of degrees awarded (32) in the 2008-2009 time frame.  Analysis of the data reveals even more about the significance of this success. Truman’s number of certified degrees exceeds all but one […]

  • Truman’s ACS students are “Outstanding!”

    September 13, 2010

    For the second year in a row, and the fourth time in the last five years, Truman’s Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society has been awarded the highest honor available from national ACS — Outstanding Chapter for 2009-2010!  This award recognizes all of the hard work ACS students put into spreading the joy of […]

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