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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Lead On!

Biochemistry undergraduate Tatum Harvey recently returned from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Leadership Institute in Atlanta (Jan 24-26, 2024). Harvey was one of 18 awardees selected from over 250 nominating affiliates. The award recognizes emerging leaders in the ACS student chapter network and helps prepare them for leadership opportunities with volunteer organizations and in their professional careers. TCU's student affiliate, ChemClub, has been recognized on the national stage for more than a decade, a reflection of Dr. Green's commitment to the undergraduate experience.

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Support our Students 

Our goal is for every student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to have hands-on experience in cutting-edge chemical research, as well as opportunities to interact with leading researchers across the discipline. Your donation to the Neilson, Minter, or Ruth Evelyn Sanders funds can help support these goals. Donations of any size are appreciated. Donations of $4000 or above to the Neilson or Minter funds can typically support a single undergraduate research experience. Donations of $500 or above to the Sanders fund can support bringing a nationally recognized researcher to visit TCU. 

To donate, click here to visit TCU Giving  and under “Gift Information”, select “Other – User Input Text” and enter Dr. Rob Neilson Chemistry Fund, Dr. David Minter Chemistry Research Endowment, or Sanders Chemistry Lectureship  for your gift designation in the comment box.   You can also give your gift in honor of/memory of a chemistry professor that had an impact on your life.