Mary K. Carroll ’86, professor of chemistry, has been selected as a member of the 2016 class of fellows by the American Chemical Society.Read More
Each Thursday night, Alpha Delta Phi hosts a formal dinner at Fero House for the brothers and their guests, at which they go through up to 300 disposable plastic cups.
Thanks to a Presidential Green Grant, the cups will soon be trashed. In their place, the fraternity will be sipping from 90 “Klean Kanteens,” stainless steel reusable cups that are more sustainable and eco-friendly.Read More
Welcome to the Department of Chemistry@Union
The Union College Chemistry Department, certified by the American Chemical Society, offers small classes and laboratory settings. Our faculty members are dedicated teachers with a wide range of expertise in everything from organic and inorganic chemistry to analytical, forensic and environmental chemistry.
Our facilities and instrumentation are top-notch. Major instruments available to undergraduates include: a 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, research-grade mass spectrometers, liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry, thermogravimetric analyzer, scanning electron microscope, atomic absorption spectrometer, voltammetric analyzer, atomic force microscope, IR and Raman microscopes and much more.
Beyond campus, many majors go on Union’s Sicily term abroad, where they engage in research projects with scientists and graduate students at the National Research Council in Palermo. Others hold internships at local chemical and technical firms. Our national award-winning Chemistry Club is involved in numerous activities, including professional society meetings and volunteer work at local schools.