Upcoming Events

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm

Third year PhD Students - Ever wonder what is expected for your preliminary oral exam?

Come find out from our Director of Graduate Education (DOGE), Dr. Gordie Miller, as he discusses departmental and Graduate College expectations, on Friday, August 27, at 3:10pm in 1352 Gilman Hall.

Prep for Prelim

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:10pm

Non-Traditional Careers for Scientists:  Thinking Outside the Beaker (Virtual)

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

Host: Dr. Joe Burnett & Ames Local Section of the ACS

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:10pm

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Please join us in-person or by viewing a recording of the event in celebrating LAS award recipients, faculty promotions and new faculty and staff.

Fall 2021
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, September 7, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Memorial Union Sun Room

Dean Beate Schmittmann will present on the "State of the College," followed by awards recognition and a reception.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:10pm

Modern Career Management (Virtual)

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

Host: Dr. Joe Burnett & Ames Local Section of the ACS

Thursday, Sep 9 2021 4:10pm

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:10pm

Dr. Kirill Kovnir, Iowa State University & US DOE Ames Laboratory

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:10pm

Meet Professor Natalia Shustova – Materials Chemistry Frontiers Blog

Dr. Natalia Shustova, University of South Carolina

Host: Dr. Huang

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 1:10pm

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Dr. Weiwei Xie

Host: Dr. Miller

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 3:20pm


Dr. Tuo Wang, Louisiana State University

Host: Dr. Venditti

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:20pm

Dr. Nate Traaseth, DNYU Chemistry

Host: Dr. Venditti

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 3:20pm

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Dr. Jared Delcamp, University of Mississippi

Host: Dr. Smith


Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:20pm

Team – Luo Lab

Dr. Long Luo, Wayne State University

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 1:10pm

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Dr. Luisa Whittaker-Brooks, Department of Chemistry, The University of Utah

Host: Dr. Vela


Friday, November 12, 2021 - 3:20pm

Dr. Michael Roper - Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Dr. Michael Roper, Florida State University

Host: Dr. Smith


Friday, November 19, 2021 - 3:20pm

Dr. Jea-Hyun Cho, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M

Host: Dr. Venditti


Friday, December 3, 2021 - 3:20pm

Mei Shen wins award for Excellence in Guiding Undergraduate Research |  Chemistry at Illinois

Dr. Mei Shen, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Host: Dr. Anand