Alumni CLASnotes

Alumni CLASnotes

Alumni CLASnotes is a biannual magazine that informs alumni and friends of current research and events.

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New Chemistry/Chemical Biology Building

The Department of Chemistry is one of the traditional power house departments at the University of Florida. It is a comprehensive chemistry department granting bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees with specialization in all areas, including biochemistry, nanochemistry, analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, polymer, synthetic, and theoretical chemistry. It ranks in the top 5 chemistry departments in Ph.D. production and is among the top 20 in granting bachelor's degrees. It accounts for 30 percent of all chemistry degrees in the State of Florida.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida has reached a historical junction.

Chemistry has outgrown the obsolete facilities that many Florida alumni remember from their college careers. Laboratories and classrooms, which were originally built in 1927, are now unsuitable for 21st century teaching and research and create far-reaching struggles. It becomes impossible to hire world-class faculty and advance their work, and important interdisciplinary research projects cannot be initiated or progressed. READ MORE

About Our Alumni

From top presidential advisor Charlie Black to Nobel Prize winner Robert Grubbs, it is clear that our 92,000 alumni who are living in 84 countries around the world do not settle for just making a career for themselves, they are working to make a difference in the world. Today, our college has no greater mission than to prepare our students for the increasingly interconnected world in which we all live and compete.

We have many programs and initiatives in our college geared at making a difference for our students—African Studies, European Studies, the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, the Land Use and Environmental Change Institute, the Center for Greek Studies and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service.—where students learn about the world and prepare for leadership roles in their careers.

Your support in helping these programs continue to excel and making our students competitive in the world market is vital. We cannot compete with the top institutions without your help, and aiming for anything but the top echelon does not do justice to the extraordinary quality of our students. They are wonderful ambassadors, and you can be proud of their achievements and activities around the world.

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