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2020 Department Newsletter Overview

Dr. Lance Seefeldt: It is my pleasure to share with you some of the successes of our department, in this newsletter....

Welcome to the 2020 Kinetic newsletter

Thom Hallmark and Heather, Kirk Bird

New Faces and Appointments

Welcome Graduate Student Thom Hallmark and Business Assistant Heather Bird...

New faces and appointments in 2020

2020 Hansen Life Science Retreat Audience - Matt -Yim

10th Annual Hansen Life Sciences Retreat

The 10th annual Hansen Life Sciences Retreat was held September 18-19 in Logan...

More about the Hansen Life Sciences Retreat

LANL Interns and Dr. Boldyrev

Three Internships at LANL

Three of our graduate students: Nikita Fedik, Maksim Kulichenko, and Nikolay Tk-achenko...

More about the LANL Internships

Student titrating during a fall 2019 laboratory class

Undergrads Win 2020 Research Awards

USU’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunities (URCO) grant program was...

About 2020 research awardees

Alumni Achievement Award Recipients Brenda B. Suh-Lailam and Alan L. Rockwood

2020 Alumni Achievement Awards

After a hiatus, the department is pleased to announce resumption of the Alumni...

Read about departmental awards

Students during a mental health committee meeting

A Letter From the Mental Health Committee

The Graduate Student Mental Health Committee (MHC) has been busy this year...

About the Graduate Student MHC

Dr. Alexander Boldyrev

R. Gaurth Hansen Professorship

One of the department’s most recent and proud accomplishments is two-fold...

Read about the Hansen Professorship


Student Awards Abound

Our 2020 annual award ceremony, which is held to recognize the undergraduate...

About 2020 student awards

Thank You for Your Support

We, in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hope that you and those dear to you are weathering the storms associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Though there are many changes and uncertainties on the horizon, our department faculty, staff, and students continue to be ambitious in our efforts to pursue teaching and research to support our community in a meaningful and productive way.

As an alumni, faculty, staff, parent, or friend to our department, your contribution helps us to continue to provide an impactful education to all of our current and future students.

With gifts from you, we will work to stabilize and enhance research initiatives for our undergraduate and graduate students to continue to prepare them for the future.

Every dollar makes an important difference to the experience our Aggie Scientists have. Make your difference today.

As Aggies, we are resilient. As an Aggie family, we are unstoppable.

Lori Hennigan, Director of Development



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