Chemistry & Biochemistry

Seminars and Special Topics Courses



CHEM 87. Teaching and Learning Science: The Challenge, Dr. Stacey Brydges
1-unit, P/NP
Meeting Details: Tuesdays, 11:00AM-12:20PM @ NSB 3211
Meets during Week 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, & 9 only.

What is Science? How does it work? What is Science Literacy? And how is learning supported and measured in informal and formal science environments? How can these ideas inform your current practices and future directions as a student?

These are just some of the questions that this Freshman Seminar will address! All Undergraduate Majors are Welcome!

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CHEM 194


CHEM 194. Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Sciences, Dr. John Newsam

This course is designed to introduce science undergraduates to the coupling of entrepreneurship with scientific innovation. Following an interactive, workshop format, participants will contribute and apply semi-structured methods to business concept and business model development, and be introduced to the mechanics of founding and building a new business endeavor. You should consider this seminar course if you are curious about entrepreneurship or interested in learning how to transition a scientific innovation into a new business. Prerequisites: Senior standing or instructor approval.

Meeting Details: Monday, 6pm - 7:20pm, Room: TBD


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