Chemistry Department

Seminar Series

Union College Department of Chemistry Seminar Series

The Chemistry Department runs a weekly seminar series throughout the academic year. It includes talks by industrial, academic, and government chemists on their research, panel discussions on career opportunities for chemistry graduates, advice from graduating seniors on how to apply to graduate schools, and workshops on writing cover letters and resumes.

Seminars will take place every Thursday at 12:50pm in ISEC 222 unless otherwise noted.

Seminar schedule

Thursday, September 14: Chemistry Welcome Event, with Professor Laura MacManus-Spencer and the Chemistry/Biochemistry Club

Thursday, September 21: Summer Research Experiences, Union Chemistry & Biochemistry Student presentations

Thursday, September 28: Resume and LinkedIn Workshop, Julie Brannon (Becker Career Center)

Thursday, October 5: Steph Kearing '19 (Gradient): Navigating a chemistry career in industry

Thursday, October 12: Professor Elisa Belloni (University of Perugia): Renewable energy and sustainable buildings

Thursday, October 19: Professor Amy Marschilok (Stony Brook University): Electrochemical energy storage (batteries): A keystone for a clean energy future

Thursday, November 9: Professor Christopher Cioffi (RPI): Visual cycle modulation via retinol binding 4 antagonism: A promising approach to treat Stargardt disease and atrophic age-related macular degeneration

Lunch is provided for seminar attendees.