Department of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry courses at UWF are typically small, allowing our instructors to pay attention to individual students. Nevertheless, our laboratories are inordinately well-equipped with modern instrumentation.
The Department of Chemistry courses at UWF are typically small, allowing our instructors to pay attention to individual students. Nevertheless, our laboratories are inordinately well-equipped with modern instrumentation. We pride ourselves on giving students hands-on training with state-of-the-art instrumentation, so our graduates are extremely well-prepared for the job market and professional or graduate school.
- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:30:07 +0000UWF NIH-funded MARC Scholars Program earns five-year renewal, expansion
- Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:06:03 +0000UWF receives $3 million grant to enhance STEM courses
- Wed, 03 Oct 2018 20:29:27 +0000Chemistry success starts at UWF
CHEM Scholars Update
Established in 2011, the Chemistry Scholars (Chem Scholars) program focus on high achieving students in chemistry with an emphasis on underrepresented (UR) students.
Chem Scholars Accomplishments
- 9 National American Chemical Society Scholars (a first at UWF)
- Over $50,000 in annual, renewable scholarships
- 4 DOW-MIT ACCESS Program recipient (a first at UWF)
- All 68 Chemistry Scholars have participated in undergraduate research at UWF
- 25 Chemistry Scholars accepted into off-campus summer research programs
- 67 Chemistry Scholars presented research presentations at scientific meetings
- American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expositions (ACS)
- Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
- Southeastern Medical Scientists Symposium (SEMSS)
- Hispanics in STEM Annual Conference (HENAAC)
Chemistry Department Faculty Receive Funding
In 2016, UWF received an S-STEM grant from the National Science Foundation for $949,888 to support 28 academically talented, financially disadvantaged students. A component of this program will pilot a four-year, eight semester STEM for Life Seminar Series for 28 S-STEM Scholars and 32 HMCSE Scholars. In that same year, UWF received funding from the National Science Foundation to create a Geo Scholars program supporting 5 students/year in research