Welcome to the EMU Chemistry Department. We like to think of ourselves as having all of the opportunities associated with a large department combined with the individual attention available in a small department.

News & Announcements

  • Fall 2020 Update – President Smith has announced that in-person classes will be delayed for three weeks and will resume on September 21. The Department of Chemistry has been granted an exception for some of its laboratory courses, which will start during the week of Monday August 31. These labs are CHEM 122, 124, 284, 383W, and 481/591. Please contact your instructor for further details regarding your specific lab course. Updated August 28, 2020

  • A group of Eastern Michigan University students have teamed up with faculty members from the Department of Chemistry in an interdisciplinary research effort to further understand various diseases such as depression, Alzheimer's and cancer. Full article in EMU today. Posted July 15, 2020

    Jacquelyn Roberts, an EMU senior majoring in Biochemistry and pursuing Highest Honors, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship Program award by the National Science Foundation.

  • Dr. Ruth Ann Armitage from the Chemistry Department recently received a grant for $122,630 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support her project. 

    Seminars will be at 4 PM by Zoom. You can follow this link to join. Seminars are also approved for LBC credit. Please refer to the complete listing of departmental seminars for additional information.

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The dedication of the Dr. David A. Berry Organic Chemistry Laboratory.