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Our graduates can be found in local industry as well as Fortune 500 firms across the United States. Many of our undergraduate students pursue graduate education in chemistry or biochemistry; others complete professional training in medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy. Our Ph.D. alumni are researching and teaching at prestigious companies, colleges, and universities around the world. Have you been part of the Kent State Chemistry and Biochemistry community? If you're an alumnus of our Department, please take a moment to let us know what you are doing now.
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Spring 2023 Colloquia
Colloquia are scheduled Thursdays in room 111 Williams Hall from 4:00-5:00PM unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, February 16: Dr. Michael Myers (Eli Lilly)
Thursday, March 30: Spring Break
Thursday, April 6: Kara Barnett, Safety Meeting (KSU)
Thursday, April 13: Dr. Peng Chen (Cornell)*
Thursday, April 20: Dr. Michael Young (U. of Toledo)
Thursday, April 27: Dr. Arkaprabha Konar (KSU)
* Honors Week event - time and location TBA