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Eckerd College Chemistry News

Dr. Schnabel Dr. Chris Schnabel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, recently has been awarded tenure at Eckerd College. Dr. Schanbel first came to Eckerd College in 1996, having taught earlier at the University of Northern Arizona and having been a post-doctoral fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Schnabel is the chemistry department's inorganic chemist and has been active in that area since arriving at Eckerd. Students who work with him on research projects have made presentations at national meetings of the American Chemical Society and have been successful gaining admission to top graduate programs.
Dr. Grove Dr. David Grove recently has been promoted to Professor of Chemistry. Dr. Grove first came to Eckerd College in the fall of 1987, from UCLA, and has been Eckerd's organic chemistry professor ever since. He too has been active in getting students involved in research projects and has published work with Eckerd graduates. For the past 8 years he has also served as the Chair of Eckerd College's math and science division, the Natural Sciences Collegium.
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(Originally posted 2/18/2006)

Chemistry at Eckerd

The Chemistry Department at Eckerd College offers Bachelor's degrees in chemistry, including a chemistry degree certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). We are one of only two Florida colleges where a student can earn an ACS-certified biochemistry degree. Our students have gone on to careers in fields such as forensics, atmospheric chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry as well as DNA structural research, cosmetic chemistry, and medicine. We've even graduated a professional baseball player and a college president!

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