Department of Chemistry Academic Year 2009-10 News

Graduation 2010

We are pleased to congratulate our May 2010 graduates:

  • Graduation 2010
  • Wenners Ballard
  • Shawnta Lloyd
  • Amber Tucker

Alumni Update

The following HU Chemistry alumni received their Ph.D. degrees recently. Alumni, please keep in touch. We want to hear about you and your accomplishments. Let us know your current whereabouts.

  • Nicole Buie, Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Howard University
  • Jamila Green, Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Purdue University
  • Jessica Marshall, DDS, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Jason Neal, Ph.D., Neuroscience, Harvard University
  • Shenere Ramsey, Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania
  • Shanina Saunders, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, UNC Chapel Hill

New Degree Program

The Department of Chemistry is now offering a B.S. degree in Biochemistry. The program provides a carefully designed curriculum that integrates key topics in biological, chemical and mathematical sciences. The Department of Chemistry recently received a grant of $293,853 from National Science Foundation to support the implementation of this integrative degree program.

Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Michelle K. Waddell participated in the Leadership Development Institute, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported project designed to support research and strengthen STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research and education at historically black colleges and universities.

Dr. Waddell's appoinment was at Princeton University's Center for Complex Materials (PCCM) and co-sponsored by the Quality Education for Minorities Network (QEM) , a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. The research involved synthesizing drug delivery systems using nanotechnology. Click here to view the Princeton Article.