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Job Posting –Teaching Assistants — Fall 2019

The department of Chemistry is currently seeking graduate students who are strong in Chemistry for T.A. appointments beginning Fall 2019 semester to teach either General Chemistry labs or Organic Chemistry labs.   T.A. duties include grading lab reports, teaching and overseeing lab experiments.  Must have prior and demonstrated knowledge of a working lab.  Our appointments include […]

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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences announces award winners

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences hosted its annual awards banquet on Monday, April 28.  The Chemistry Department congratulates Dr. Matthew Brichacek for receiving the Outstanding Teaching Award, Dr. William Gramlich for receiving promotion and tenure, and Angus Koller, senior, for receiving top Graduating Student Award in Chemistry.  David Howe and Emma Lueders were […]

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Chemistry’s Annual Graduation Breakfast – May 11, 2019

Each year, UMaine students graduate in May with various degrees.  Students and their families joined faculty and staff for a breakfast hosted by the Chemistry Department.  Graduation was held May 11, 2019, at the Alfond Arena.  Below are several pictures taken at the breakfast.      Congratulations to the graduating class of 2019! Seniors:  Gabi Bock, […]

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Department Hosts Maine Day Clean Up

Chemistry staff, students, and faculty spent Wednesday, May 1st, cleaning up outside Aubert Hall in honor of the University of Maine’s Annual Maine Day.  Pictured below is the clean up crew.  The rest of the day was spent working indoors on various projects throughout the building such as cleaning up labs.  We celebrated our seniors […]

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ACS Student Chapter participates in Earth Day festivities

Students from the Chemistry Department participated in 2019 Earth Day festivities by breaking down ink and paper using various chemicals to see which chemical could break down the ink best.  Check this link out for further explanation of these kinds of experiments. Left to right in both photos:  Chelsea Sainsbury (sophomore); Chris Soper (junior); Jon […]

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Chemistry Graduate Student wins competition

Congratulations to Charitha Perera, PhD graduate student in Chemistry, for winning 3rd place in this UMaine competition!  See excerpt below for details! Winners of 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition announced

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Student News – 2018-19 Undergraduate Student Fellowship Awards

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, and the Department of Chemistry are pleased to announce the recipients of the Research and Creative Fellowships for 2018-2019 academic year.  The fellowships were developed to support undergraduate student involvement in faculty supervised research and creative activity.  Two Chemistry students are on the list:  Sadie […]

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Student Chapter of ACS receives honorable mention award

For the 2017-18 academic year, over 400 chapter activity reports were submitted.  The Society Committee on Education has presented 69 outstanding, 92 commendable, and 145 honorable mention awards.  It is with great pleasure that we announce the University of Maine’s ACS student chapter has received an Honorable Mention award for last academic award.  Professor William […]

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