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Chemistry grad Abdallah Al-Obaidi shares his journey from Iraq to Jordan to Georgia

The journey from Iraq to Georgia was something Emory alum Abdallah Al-Obaidi (’20C) downplayed at Emory.
Now the Department of Chemistry grad is sharing his story with as part of #WorldRefugeeDay – before heading to Tufts Medical School.Continue readingChemistry grad Abdallah Al-Obaidi shares his journey from Iraq to Jordan to Georgia

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Kate McKnelly discusses specs grading in C&EN

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Two graduate scholars receive Dean’s Teaching Fellowship

Two fourth year graduate chemistry scholars have been awarded the prestigious Dean’s Teaching Fellowship. The award allows students to teach their own undergraduate course while completing their dissertation. The scholars, Misael Romero-Reyes (Heemstra Group) and Elaine Liu (MacBeth Group) have both pursued their interest in pedagogy throughout their Emory careers. Elaine will have the opportunity…Continue readingTwo graduate scholars receive Dean’s Teaching Fellowship

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Emory University receives AAU Grant for undergraduate STEM education

Emory University was recently named as a recipient of a grant from The Association of American Universities for the improvement of undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The grant is part of the AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, a project launched in 2011 to encourage STEM departments to maximize student engagement through effective teaching…Continue readingEmory University receives AAU Grant for undergraduate STEM education

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Chemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum

Emory is one of the first major research universities to completely overhaul how it teaches chemistry, from introductory courses to capstone senior seminars. The new curriculum, called Chemistry Unbound, is supported by a $1.2 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.Continue readingChemistry synthesizes radical overhaul of undergraduate curriculum