Events Archive

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:10pm

Rebecca Runyon

Director of Liberal Arts & Sciences Innovation + Entrepreneurship Academy

Maximize Your Potential

Have you ever thought, “There’s got to be a better way” – or maybe you’ve envisioned how to solve a problem to make the world a better place.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

Final Oral Exam

Obed Varona Ortiz

Anderson Group

Exam Date: 04-07-2021

Exam Time: 12:00 PM

Exam Location: Webex -

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 9:00am

Trang Nguyen Final Oral

Venditti Group

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 3:10pm

Dr. Eric Underbakke, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, ISU

Host: Dr. Young-Jin Lee

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

ONLINE Innovation Professional Practices Forum


Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

Final Oral Exam

Shannon Lee

Kovnir Group

Monday, March 29, 2021
Webex -
Monday, Mar 29, 2021 12:00 pm | 2 hours | (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 120 071 2016
Password: Kovnir

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 1:10pm

Dr. Alina Schimpf, University of California, San Diego

Host: Dr. Rossini

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 8:20am to 4:40pm

Open House - Student Research Talks, Faculty Meetings, Current Student Pannel, Facilities Tour, and social hour with faculty

Thank you for your interest in the Chemistry PhD program at Iowa State University. We hope you enjoy your visit, and learn all you need to know to make an informed decision about your move to Ames, Iowa to continue your studies with the Department of Chemistry.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Hi there, 

If you have sent a RSVP to Amy Carver for the 2021 Virtual Open House she will send you the details to join this by invite only meeting. The intended audience is prospective PhD students who have received an offer of admission to our program.

Thank you!
Graduate Admissions Committee

Thursday, February 25

8:00-8:55pm  Welcome to Iowa State! This includes introductions and graduate program description. Dr. Jared Anderson, Alice Hudson Professor of Chemistry

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 3:10pm

Dr. Stuart Ibsen, Oregon Health and Science University

Host: Dr. Anand

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 3:10pm

Dr. Sibrina N. Collins, Executive Director of the Marburger STEM Center, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI

Host: GSLC

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 1:10pm

Dr. Elizabeth Swanner, Dept. Geology and Atmospheric Sciences (GEAT), Iowa State University

Host - Vela

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Sadie Burkhow
Smith Group

Friday, January 22, 2021
11:00 am

Meeting number: 120 237 8443

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 10:00am

Final Oral Exam
Jeff Purslow
Venditti Group

Thursday, January, 14, 2021

WebEx -

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:00am to Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 11:45pm

We are thrilled to be able to offer you an exclusive opportunity to view the groundbreaking documentary film Picture a Scientist in your own home, and to engage in a powerful discussion about Title IX with some of the country’s leading experts.

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 3:00pm

Jagadeesh Kolattoor
Jenks Group
Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University

“Photochemical Generation of Electron Poor Reactive Intermediates: Photochemistry of S-Alkoxy Dibenzothiphenium Tetrafluoroborates, N-Alkoxy Pyridinium Perchlorates, and Sulfonium Ylides.”

Friday, November 20, 2020
3:00 p.m.

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 3:10pm

Dr. Nicole Becker

Dr. Nicole Becker, University of Iowa

Host: Dr. Holme

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

Amrit Venkatesh PhD Defense
Hosted by Aaron Rossini

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 1:00 pm | 2 hours | (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 120 249 5363
Password: e3DQErrvy32

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 10:00am

Shuai Wang Final Oral (Kraus Group)

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 12:00pm

Dr. Lisa Balbes, ACS Career Consultant (Balbes Consultants LLC)

More information forthcoming.

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 12:00pm

Friday November 6th from 12 noon to 2 pm:

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

Friday October 30th from 12 noon to 2 pm

Abstract: Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches Your Strengths and Values allows you to self-assess your career values and strengths.   Participants will also learn how the four sectors of chemistry employment compare and contrast.  This course will also help you determine which sector best aligns to your values and strengths and plan your next steps to obtaining an ideal position.

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:10pm

Dr. Anastassia Alexandrova, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA

Host: Gordon

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 1:10pm

Dr. Jen Aitken, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University

Host: Zaikina