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Chemistry Graduate Student Wins at EKU Research Expo

Sellers Poster Win - Grad Expo

Zach Sellers, fifth from left, was presented an Outstanding Poster Certificate for his presented work at the EKU Graduate Research Expo, sponsored by the EKU Society of Foundation Professors. The new event was launched this year to give graduate students from across the university an opportunity to share their scholarly work with the public.

Forensic Science Professor Skydives for Students

EKU faculty often travel beyond the scope of their job descriptions for their students. For one chemistry professor getting the job done meant jumping out of an airplane at 10,000 feet. Students in Dr. Diane Vance's special topics course, "Weapons of Mass Destruction," bought her a gift certificate to skydive to show their appreciation for her teaching.

Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Attention Chemistry and Forensic Science majors - You are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships by the March 1 deadline. The application process is handled online using the web links below. 

IMPORTANT - CHE 111 General Chemistry I Semester Exams

Due to the reduction of the semester to 16 weeks, students enrolled in CHE 111 during the Fall 2015 semester will take three semester exams on the following Friday's from 3:35 - 4:50 PM in rooms that

New Science Building Profiled in Business Magazine

EKU New Science Building Interior

Eastern Kentucky University’s New Science Building is featured in the February issue of University Business magazine.

Kentucky Bridge to a Biomedical Doctorate for Appalachian Students

Chemistry Photo

Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky have launched a joint initiative to help prepare students for success in doctoral degree programs and for careers in biomedical research.

EKU Chemistry Students Publish Research

Smith Research Paper Graphic

A collection of work by EKU undergraduate chemistry students, in collaboration with undergraduate students from Murray State University, have published their work on the rapid analysis of synthesized ionic liquids using Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) mass spectrometry.  The work is currently published as an Online First article in the Journal of the American Society for M

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

When selecting a major college students need to consider their interest and skills but also pay close attention to the job market.

Announcing the Spring 2013 Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Department of Chemistry Awards & Scholarships. Recipients were selected by department faculty for their achievements in the classroom. Congratulations to all the winners!