Events

Elementary school students watching an experimentThe Department of Chemistry at Western Michigan University sponsors events each semester; faculty, staff, students and the general public are welcome to attend.

For more information regarding speakers, location or parking, please call the department at (269) 387-2870.

Seminars will be held:

Monday, 4 p.m., 1220 Chemistry Building
Friday, 11 a.m., 1710 Wood Hall

fall 2017 seminar schedule

Monday, September 18 – Direct Protein Analysis by Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry presented by Professor Andre Venter, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University

Monday, September 25 NANOJARS: Versatile Platform for Selective Anion Extraction and Discovery of Novel Reactivit, presented by Professor Gellert Mezei, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University

Monday, October 2 Exploring Chemistry in Silico presented by Professor Yirong Mo, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University

Friday, October 6 Developing laboratory skills by incorporating peer-review and digital badges, presented by Kristi Tullis, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University

Monday, October 9 Exciting World of Quantum-sized Gold Cluster, presented by Professor Ramakrishna Guda, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University

Friday, October 20 Undergraduate Perceptions of Value: Degree Skills and Career Skills, presented by Jennifer Ribble, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University

Monday, October 23 Medicinal applications of low-symmetry pyrrolic macrocycles and the chemistry of color presented by Professor Evan R. Trivedi, Department of Chemistry, Oakland University

Monday, October 30 The Electronic Structure of Atoms Revisited, presented by Professor Emeritus Roger DeKock, Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Calvin College

Monday, November 6 – title TBA, Joseph C. Furgal, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chemistry Department, Bowling Green State University

Monday, November 13 – title TBA, Dr. Mike Clift, University of Kansas

Monday, November 20 – Frontiers in Chemistry Lecture presented by Professor Glenn C. Micalizio, New Hampshire Professor of Chemistry, Dartmouth College

Monday, November 27 – title TBA, Jed Fisher, Professional Specialist, University of Notre Dame