News Archive 2009


December, 2009 New departmental newsletter!

December, 2009 The annual Xmas Party photos!

December, 2009 Dr. Huddle organized an interactive Scientific Ethics discussion.

December, 2009 The department hosted a special dinner for all senior majors. Photos!

November, 2009 The Fall 2009 Fisher Lecture featured Dr. Brian Jackson, of Rand Corporation.

October, 2009 New version of departmental booklet is posted. Also posted: our Mole Day Breakfast photo.

September, 2009 Photos from the Family Weekend Research Symposium are posted. That weekend also featured the annual SAACS Chemistry Magic Show!

August, 2009 Photos of summer research presentations are posted.

August, 2009 Photos of Summer Research 2009 are posted.

July, 2009 Newly posted: ACS Planning Guide for Graduate School.

July, 2009 Dr. Charles "Hap" Fisher is featured in a new article in the Roanoke Times, written by Beth Macy. His professional productivity and longevity are both featured! 

May, 2009 Summer Workshops for High School Science Teachers!

May, 2009 Three new faculty members will join our department over the summer. Prof. Kelly Anderson will be Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) starting in the fall. Prof. Stephanie Livingston will be Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) starting in the fall. Prof. Kurt Neidigh will join us for the summer only, teaching Organic Chemistry II lecture and lab in July.

May, 2009 Congratulations to our graduates!

Fisher Lecture 2009
Dr. Valerie Ashby of UNC-Chapel Hill gave the annual "Dr. Charles H. Fisher Lecture".

February, 2009 Dr. Valerie Ashby of UNC-Chapel Hill discussed "Polyester and Polyester Urethane Based Biomaterials" in the annual Dr. Charles H. Fisher Lecture.

February, 2009 The Chemistry 280 Sophomore Seminar students presented a well attended poster session, highlighting 11 different modern applications of chemistry/biochemistry. Good work!

January, 2009 Dr. Charles H. Fisher is featured in the new PBS documentary "Witness to a Century", which features Virginia centenarians reflecting on the various changes in the 20th century.


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