Home to a vibrant faculty dedicated to student success

Our faculty are dedicated researchers, working in a wide variety of areas ranging from computational and medicinal chemistry to biophysics and forensic science

They are also committed educators, and have implemented a number of innovative teaching methods, including peer led team learning (PLTL), which allows students to effectively learn from each other.


Our vision is to be a recognized national leader in

  • Student success in the chemical sciences
  • Research contributions and impact
  • Disciplinary engagement

This will be accomplished by leveraging our strengths, urban location, and student, faculty, and staff capabilities.


Our values are:

  • Pursuit of innovation in education and research
  • Advancement of high professional standards
  • Promotion of a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Maintain a focus on student success
  • Support service and outreach contributions to the campus, community, and discipline
  • Promote personal growth and development of faculty and staff

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