Chemistry graduates and faculty outside on commencement stage

Chemistry majors graduate in class of ’21

Jun 02, 2021
Congratulations to our chemistry majors graduating in the class of ’21!
Erick Leggans and Ariel Richards '23 sit on limestone benches outside the Humanities and Social Studies Complex.

Ariel Richards ’23 Receives Fellowship from American Society of Pharmacognosy

May 14, 2021
Ariel Richards ’23 has been selected for a competitive American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) Summer Research Fellowship (SRF). She is synthesizing molecules and evaluating their biological activity in the lab of Erick Leggans, assistant professor of chemistry at Grinnell College and member of the ASP. ASP members investigate plants and other natural products for drug discovery.
Hernandez, Hewitt, and Paek on the PNNL campus.

Hewitt Recognized as Outstanding Intern

Michael Hewitt ’20 recognized by DOE as outstanding intern.
Madison Wardlaw '20

Competitive Fellowship Awarded to Chemistry Major

Sep 16, 2020
Chemistry major Madison Wardlaw ’20 won a highly competitive WW Pennsylvania Teaching Fellowship for 2020–21.
Physics majors George Abreu ’22, Courtney Carter ’21, and Avery Barnett ’21, and chemistry major Clinton Sabah ’21

Four Reasons to Attend a Research Conference as an Undergrad

Feb 17, 2020
Whether you’re presenting your own research or just immersing yourself in the experience, a conference can be an exciting opportunity for young scholars.
Nora and Ben place a greek vase in a spectrometer machine

Chemical Connections: Classics and Chemistry Collide with Research on Greek Vase

Jan 24, 2020
What’s the connection between olive oil, an ancient Greek vase, and X-ray fluorescence analysis? That’s exactly what Nora Madrigal ’19 and Ben Hoekstra ’19 sought to find out from a research project in their Chemistry 358: Instrumental Analysis class.

Special Campus Memo: Erickson Endowed Chemistry Professorship Established

Sep 09, 2019

Team Effort Establishes Luther and Jenny Erickson Endowed Professorship of Chemistry

An outpouring of support from former students of Luther Erickson, professor…

2019 Danforth Lecture Explores Chemistry's Place As "The Central Science"

Apr 19, 2019
Jochen Autschbach will provide a personal perspective on why chemistry deserves a central place in science, and provide some important, some entertaining, and some curious facts at 11 a.m. April 30, 2019.
Student scooping ice cream during annual Ice Cream Social

Chemistry Student Research in Summer 2018

Jul 20, 2018
The students involved in summer research with chemistry faculty form a strong community throughout the 10-week program. Meet all our 2018 research groups.
ASC group 2018

Grinnellians Meet Moles at ACS National Meeting

Apr 11, 2018
Chemistry and biological chemistry students who have done research projects attend the Spring 2018 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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