On May 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm we have scheduled a Chemistry Alumni Reception. At this alumni reunion, the Chemistry Alumni Council
will honor the careers of Professors Jane Miller, Hal Harris, and all alumni in the field of education. It will be held in the J. C. Penney Building Foyer.
Details will follow.

On April 6 2015 PROFESSOR R. GRAHAM COOKS, Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Purdue University will present the Eighteenth Annual Robert W. Murray Lecture.  The Lecture: Chemical Analysis in Situ using Mass Spectrometers: Operating Rooms, Crime Scenes, Grocery Stores and Factory Floors, will be held at 4:00 pm in 104 Stadler Hall.  For further details click here.

BA 1995, MS 1997, Associate Director CMC, and Alliance Manager, Endocyte Inc., in Lafayette, IN will present the 28th Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture.  His title is: An Unexpected Journey: From Benton Hall to Basel and Everywhere Else in Between.

ALEXEI DEMCHENKO IS NAMED AS THE 2014  ACS ST. LOUIS SECTION AWARD WINNER.  Professor Demchenko was be presented with the 44th Annual St. Louis Award of the St. Louis Section on Saturday October 18.  Click for details of the Symposium and the Banquet.

TWO CHEMISTRY ALUMNI EARN 2014 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS. On Friday September 26 2014, Dr. Barbara W. Brown, BA 1984 and Dr. William R. Shiang, BS 1983, PhD 1988 received UMSL Distinguished Alumni Awards at the Founders' Dinner.

HONORARY DEGREE FOR DEPARTMENT ALUMNUS: On Saturday May 17, at the Spring Commencement, Dr. Gary S. Jacob, BS 1969, received an honorary Doctor of Science degree.  The  weekend began by Gary visiting the department and presenting an excellent lecture based on his experience in industry (Big Pharma) followed by a second career in Small Pharma. He is now Chairman and CEO of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc., New York, NY., and on Friday afternoon he presented the lecture: "Drug Discovery & Development 101: From the benchplace to the marketplace; and other ruminations on one UMSL Chemistry alumnus’ career in science".