Looking to support your own research or creative project over the summer? Undergrads are invited to attend an info session for the Erickson Discovery Grant program on Sept. 28 at 10:30 am in the Pattee Collaboration Commons, with an application writing workshop to follow!
CHEM 497: Chemistry and Properties of Polymers
This course is an introduction to polymers aimed at chemistry majors.
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Penn State chemistry majors have opportunities to work with some of the best research groups in the world on projects that have the potential to impact many of the most important issues facing our society today. Each year nearly seventy-five percent of our majors work in a research group during the academic year or the summer term.
The 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is hosted by The Central PA Local Section of the ACS. It's a forum for students, faculty, and the community to discuss cutting edge research topics and to examine the connection between research and education. Join us on Thursday, September 19th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm on the Willaman Gateway to the Sciences Bridge (3rd floor connecting Chemistry and Life Science Buildings).
Maggie Kuzemchak fell in love with chemistry in high school, but she wasn't sure how to use her passion for science until she arrived at Penn State! Keep reading to here her story.
Andy Gilreath became interested in makeup and art as a young child, but she didn’t realize that chemists were behind her favorite beauty products until she started high school. “Once I realized I could actually make a career out of creating makeup and skin care, I didn't want to do anything else,” she explains. After visiting Penn State, Gilreath knew it was the place to achieve her goals.
From the classroom to the lab, innovation is always in the air at Penn State. We are always working to offer students exciting and challenging educational experiences, in and outside the classroom. Keep reading to learn how we’re leading the way in education and research!