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    September 7, 2018

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Upcoming Seminars

Name From Time/Date/Place Title/Abstract
Professor Ian Tonks Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
9:45 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
331 Smith

Ti-catalyzed nitrene transfer reactions: harnessing the TiII/TiIV redox couple for new transformations

Dow Lecture Series Professor Liviu Mirica Department of Chemistry
University in St. Louis

9:45 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 13
331 Smith

Kate & Michael Bárány Conference Room (117/119 Smith Hall)

The organometallic reactivity of high-valent Pd and Ni complexes

Open Forum: Work-life balance in graduate school

Students honored as outstanding TAs and earning 4.0 GPAs

The Department of Chemistry honored its 2017-18 Outstanding Teaching Assistants and scholars, Sept. 6, 2018. Honorable Mention Teaching Assistants are Christopher Chao, Ryan Daley, Katherine Jones, Siri Kanchanakungwankul, Noelle Olson, Riddhish Umesh Pandharkar, Claire Seitzinger, Rachel Swedin, and Rachel Voss. Outstanding Teaching Assistants awards were given to Mark Dresel, Julia Early, Meghan Knudtzon and Cynthia Pyles. Students honored for their 4.0 GPAs were Yukun Cheng, Stephanie Liffland, Celeste Rousseau and Yangzesheng "Andrew" Sun.

Employment/Research Opportunities

  • University of South Carolina: tenure-track assistant professor in computational polymer chemistry. Applications must be received no later than Thursday, Nov. 1.
  • Dartmough College: tenure-track assistant professor in theoretical and computational molecular science. Application review begins, Thursday, Nov. 1.
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory: analytical chemistry post-doctoral associate. 
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa: occupational health and safety (lab safety) technician and chemical hygiene officer. Application deadline, Thursday, Sept. 20.

Information about these and other employment/research opportunities is available in the white jobs book located in 139 Smith Hall.


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