Chemistry and Biochemistry
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We in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at W&L provide education in the chemical sciences, conduct scientific research in chemistry, biochemistry, and related areas, and share expertise and service to other members of the Washington and Lee community and a wide range of professional and private communities outside of W&L.
- Annelise Madison and Alvin Thomas Awarded Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion
Annelise Madison of Roca, Neb., and Alvin Thomas of Skokie, Ill., seniors at Washington and Lee University, have been awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion, the university's highest student honor.
- W&L Announces Final Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants
Washington and Lee University has announced the final round of students who will receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants. The grants cover living, travel and other costs associated with the students' proposed activities, which are designed to help them with their future careers and fields of study.
- Sky is the Limit in W&L's IQ Center
New science facility features the latest technology for science and non-science majors at Washington and Lee.
- Student Researchers Travel the World to Preserve Iconic Paintings
A team of students traveled between France, Norway and Denmark this summer to determine why certain pigments in iconic paintings are fading, and to determine how to stop the process.
- NSF Grant Brings New Mass Spectrometer to W&L and Region
New instrument will be used across disciplines and with collaborative projects.