The A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences (CFS) offers a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry, a Bachelor of Science in chemistry with eight different concentrations and an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree in fermentation sciences. The department’s programs prepare students to attend graduate and professional schools, as well as for employment in the pharmaceutical and fermentation industries and other business sectors.

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Freedom Johnson '22

SAFE Student Spotlight: Freedom Johnson '22
Apr 16, 2024

Johnson received a Spring 2023 Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) grant to purchase the Cy3 and Cy5 chromophores needed to synthesize hairpin... Chemistry, Students, Grants and Research

Dr. Al Schwab

Dr. Al Schwab has paper published in Journal of Chemical Education
Mar 25, 2024

Last summer, Dr. Al Schwab created a new physical chemistry lab experiment for our students based on differential scanning calorimetry.

Chemistry, Department News, Faculty and Staff, Grants and Research
Dr. Brooke Christian

Dr. Brooke Christian receives UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching award
Mar 20, 2024

Congratulations to Dr. Brooke Christian!

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