Enrichment Program Calendar

Student performing a science experiment

The Roanoke College Chemistry Department encourages student learning in the classroom, in research laboratories, and in co-curricular settings. We require students in Chemistry courses to attend several co-curricular events each semester. Events range from service activities to research seminars to talks on science in everyday life. The current list of events is available below.

Friday, September 7, 2018
3:30 pm, Trexler 372
Summer Research Presentations
Summer Research Students will present their Chemistry/Biochemistry Research

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7:00 pm, Massengill Auditorium
VBRS Meeting - Charged-Up Polymers: Advanced Materials for Sports to Space
Talk by Dr. Robert Moore, Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Tech

Friday, September 28, 2018
4:00 pm, Massengill Auditorium
The Magic of Chemistry Show

Friday, September 28, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 pm, Fintel Library
Research Showcase

Saturday, September 29. 2018
2:00 pm, Massengill Auditorium
The Magic of Chemistry Show

Friday, October 5, 2018
3:30 pm, Trexler 372
What Do Chemists Do at the FDA?
Talk by Dr. Abigail Miller, Regulatory Review Chemist with the Food and Drug Administration

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Noon, Trexler 4th Floor Hallway
National Chemistry Week Poster Session
Theme will be "Chemistry in Space"

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time TBA, Massengill Auditorium
Triple Trexler Tribute - Celebrating the Careers of Dr. Miller, Dr. Oetgen and Dr. Huddle

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Noon, Pickle Lounge (Colket)
Virginia Tech Biochem Graduate Students Will Give a Presentation on Biochem Research
Feel free to bring lunch from The Commons or your own packed lunch

Friday, November 9, 2018
3:30 pm, Massengill Auditorium
Title TBA
Talk by Dr. Dave Deaton, Director Medicinal Chemistry at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

The local section of the American Chemical Society gives talks throughout the semester. These talks are located off campus, but they may be used for EPiC credit.