UMSL Chemist is our annual magazine of departmental and alumni news. The Fall 2015 edition is available electronically by clicking here.  It will be mailed to you shortly.  If you have news of Chemistry Department Alumni or just want to get in touch, email the editor, Professor Lol Barton.

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On Monday May 2, 2016 MICHAEL J. FINKES, BS 1973, MS 1978, Past President of the UMSL Alumni Association, Member of the Chancellor's Council and retired from a long career with Monsanto in St. Louis, will present the 29th Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture in 451 Benton Hall at 4:00 pm preceded by the department awards presentation at 3:30 pm. A reception will follow the lecture.

On Monday March 21, 2016 Professor MICHAEL J. KRISCHE, of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas-Austin, Director, Center for Green Chemistry and Catalysis, Robert A. Welch Chair in Science and a faculty member in the Environmental Science Institute, will present the 19th Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture.  For details, click here.

SAVE THE DATE  -  Event to honor Chris Spilling planned

 The Chemistry Alumni Council will honor Chris Spilling for his invaluable dedication to the department during his 11-plus years as Chair on Saturday afternoon, May 21 from 3-5:00 pm in the JC Penney Building Lobby. If you plan to attend, please respond by contacting Michelle Haley at 314-516-5311 or better


UM-St. Louis Distinguished Alumni Awards to Chemists

Distinguished Alumni Lecturers
A former student from the Department of Chemistry at UM-St. Louis delivers this annual lecture, which is followed by a reception. This forms part of the regular departmental seminar program and is typically scheduled for the first Monday in May as the final seminar of the academic year. The lecture follows presentation of the Annual Departmental Awards.