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06/03/2020
Miami receives 5th Beckman Institutional Award for undergraduate research
"We are incredibly proud to be among a select group of schools to have received this award five times," Rick Page, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, said.
05/18/2020
The Trees of Miami
Hefner Museum FYRE students were awarded a grant from M.I.A.M.I WOMEN Giving Circle to update and revitalize the Tree Walk.Ultimately, they aim to make Miami’s living tree collection an aesthetic and intellectual asset of value to everyone on and off campus.
05/15/2020
Miami University's Center for Chemistry Education helps create Coronavirus Learning Companion
Miami University’s Center for Chemistry Education was part of a collaboration that created the Coronavirus Learning Companion. The goal of the web-based resource, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is to help community members better understand the purpose and science behind the COVID-19 public health recommendations.
05/01/2020
NMR Instrumentation Facility Manager
Applications are invited for a full-time NMR instrumentation facility manager in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University, Oxford, OH. Job Description: manage, administer, instruct, train, and maintain an instrumentation facility for NMR researchers. The department has several NMR spectrometers operating up to 850 MHz and several MS instruments. Requirements: Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field, with expertise in the area of NMR spectroscopy. Experience with MS instrumentation is desired. Preference will be given to applicants with experience managing an instrumentation facility, maintaining a liquid He recovery system, and training students. The applicant will work under the supervision of the chair of the department.
03/16/2020
Senior John Fink describes his experiences as one of six selected worldwide for geology research experience in Japan
John Fink is preparing to graduate from Miami this spring. Last summer, he was granted the opportunity to participate in the International Internship Program through the Institute For Planetary Materials, Okayama University in Misasa, Japan.
03/05/2020
Stacey Lowery Bretz and Tim Melley awarded Benjamin Harrison Medallion
Champions for chemistry education and the humanities, Stacey Lowery Bretz and Tim Melley honored for their work.Finding a clearer understanding of the world around us – how molecules interact or the societal forces that shape our democracy – is at the heart of the teaching, research and service of Stacey Lowery Bretz and Tim Melley.
02/26/2020
Living Más: Julie Felss Masino '93, president of Taco Bell International, to headline the 2020 CAS Recognition Ceremony
Julie Felss Masino, President of Taco Bell International, will offer graduating seniors words of inspiration and encouragement as this year's featured speaker for the College of Arts and Science Recognition Ceremony on May 16, 2020.
02/24/2020
Planetary scientist and educator describes "tales of life and death" in her study of rocks from space
On February 17, Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa, director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, presented about the study of rocks from elsewhere in the solar system and how they provide insights into the origins and destruction of materials in our corner of the universe.
02/03/2020
From the Chair
Greetings Chemistry and Biochemistry Alumni and Friends! I am writing to tell you about the exciting things that are happening in the department during the second half of 2019.