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Simmons College emphasizes hands-on preparation for the world of work and advanced study. Our Chemistry programs and facilities are designed to help students build competence and confidence as professionals.

Components of this approach are extensive, hands-on contact with modern equipment, hands-on research experience, individual student laboratory carrels for chemistry-related majors, easy access to the faculty, and our Boston location affording opportunities for additional laboratory work in hospital and other labs. The Chemistry Department has an award winning Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Chemical Society.

Keep up with current department happenings on our informal department blog.

Chemistry Blog

New year, new voice

Posted on January 16, 2013 8:43 AM by Rich Gurney

Hello everyone! My name is Erica Gunn, and I am taking over the writing of the chemistry blog for the spring semester. For those who haven't met me yet, I am a new assistant professor in the department. I'll more »

Congratulations to Melissa Lever (Chemistry '13)

Posted on March 12, 2012 3:09 PM by Rich Gurney

Congratulations to Melissa Lever in her acceptance to work as a summer research intern in the laboratory of Dr. Jillian Goldfarb at the University of New Hampshire in Durham! We all look forward to the presentation of your research more »

Congratulations to Maureen Correlius (Biochemistry '13)

Posted on February 28, 2012 9:20 PM by Rich Gurney

Congratulations to Maureen Correlius on being accepted into the Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates program at the University of Michigan for the Summer of 2012!! more »

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