Chemistry

Aug
22

Chemistry Department Welcomes Dr. Trevor Baumgartner

The Chemistry Department welcomes Dr. Trevor Baumgartner. Dr. Baumgartner received his B.S. in Chemistry (with a Biochemistry emphasis) from Bemidji State University in Minnesota in 2013.  He then earned his PhD in Biochemistry from North Dakota State University in Fargo in May 2023.  His research focuses on using S. cerevisiae (yeast) with CRISPR-Cas9 targeted gene […]

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Aug
21

Chemistry Professors Presented Service Pins

Dr. Barbara Holliman and Dr. Kris Varazo were presented with service pins at the FMU Faculty Reception on Monday, August 21, 2023. Dr. Holliman has served the Chemistry Department for 40 years and Dr. Varazo, 20 years.

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Apr
22

Peterson named FMU’s 2021-22 Distinguished Professor

Dr. LeRoy “Pete” Peterson, Jr., professor of chemistry, was named FMU’s J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor for the 2021-22 academic year at a special awards ceremony Wednesday.

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Jun
23

Dr Jennifer Kelley Named Chair of Chemistry Department

Dr. Kelley was recently named Chair of the Department,  beginning Summer II of 2022.

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Nov
19

Francis Marion chemistry department re-certified by ACS

Francis Marion University’s chemistry department has once again been certified by the American Chemical Society’s Committee on Professional Training.

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May
02

Chemistry grad headed to LSU to work on doctorate

Corbin Witt loves chemistry. Following a superb four-year career at Francis Marion University, it looks like he might make a career out of it.

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Mar
26

FMU Chemistry professor Williams to deliver Moran Address

Dr. Kenneth Williams, Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Professor of Chemistry at Francis Marion University, will deliver the 11th William C. Moran Address on Thursday, March 28.

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Mar
04

Team ACS wins FMU President’s Bowl for a second time

For a second straight year, The American Chemical Society has won FMU’s annual intramural quiz bowl tournament.

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Apr
28

Dr. Jennifer Kelley wins Faculty Public Service Award

Her work included time spent in outreach, helping students find jobs, taking students to the Regional American Chemical Society meetings…

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Oct
23

Dr. LeRoy Peterson named Board of Trustees Research Scholar

Dr. Peterson received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina and joined the faculty of Francis Marion University in 1990. An active researcher, Dr. Peterson has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the South Carolina EPSCoR/Brin Collaborative Research Program, and the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. He is the author […]

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Sep
23

ACS Student Chapter Award receives Outstanding Chapter Award

This chapter is motivated and active – many great accomplishments this year…

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