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Chemistry Building 20th Anniversary

Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00am – 11:59pm

Storrs Campus
CHEM A-203 & CHEM A-120

On April 17 - 18, 2019, the UConn Chemistry Department will be celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the Chemistry Building.

We invite all alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends to join us as we commemorate this momentous occasion! This week will feature the Randolph T. Major Symposium, along with a panel discussion and building tours. All are welcome to join us as we reflect upon the past 20 years, and look ahead to the next 20 years.


11:15 AM - 12:00 PM: CHEM A120 R.T. Major Lecture Series: “Gadolinium MRI Agents: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” Kenneth N. Raymond, UC Berkeley

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: CHEM Atria R.T. Major Lecture Series: Poster Session and Refreshments

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM: CHEM A120 R.T. Major Lecture Series: “Supramolecular Metal Complex Clusters as Pseudo Enzymes” Kenneth N. Raymond, UC Berkeley

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Alumni Center R.T. Major Lecture Series: “Remembering Randolph T. Major” Reception and Dinner


9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: CHEM A203 20th Anniversary Kick-off

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM: CHEM A203 Panel: “Building UConn Chemistry for Another 20 Years”

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: CHEM A203 R.T. Major Lecture Series: “Small Molecule Activation by Multimetallic Complexes of f-Elements” Marinella Mazzanti, EPFL

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Meet outside A-100 Guided Building Tour

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: CHEM Rear Quad Anniversary Luncheon

1:45 PM: CHEM Rear Stairway Group Photo

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Meet outside A-100 Blueprint Architect Tour

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Meet at CHEM Front Entrance Now and Then Campus Walking Tour

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM: CHEM A120 3MT: 3-Minute Thesis Presentations

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM: CHEM A120 “Fire and Ice” Scientific Demos

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: CHEM A401 Reception and Conversation with Centerbrook Architects


Chemistry Department (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UConn Master Calendar

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