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Sent exclusively to alumni, the Department of Chemistry's newsletter features alumni and department updates, as well as event information. If you are one of our alumni, update your contact information with the GW Office of Alumni Relations to start receiving this and other exclusive alumni benefits. And don’t forget to send an email to the department with your life updates for future newsletters.

Latest Issues: 20222021, Fall 2020, Spring 20202019, 2018, 2017



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Seminar Series



We welcome visiting speakers on Fridays throughout the school year. Hear chemists from top agencies and research universities as well as GW’s own chemistry graduate students discuss their scientific breakthroughs.

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Chemistry Department News


Vicky Wang

Chemistry Student Believes Changes to Justice System Matter

Vicky Wang, also a future forensic chemistry graduate student, gains inspiration tutoring kids from underserved communities at D.C. nonprofit.

Professor Vertes and Professor Sherwood

Two GW Scientists Nab International Recognition

Chemistry’s Akos Vertes and Anthropology’s Chet Sherwood were elected AAAS Fellows, the scientific community’s top honor for innovators in the field.

Messages From the Chair

Read the latest messages from the chair of the Department of Chemistry.