Chemistry

Student Opportunities

Creating opportunities that matter.

  • Research

    Look what we made!Independent research is an important component of the chemistry program at Alma College. Each professor has their own research laboratory located adjacent to their offices. These labs contain ample hoods for sample preparation and reactions. Independent research takes place on a close individual basis between the student and professor and allows access to state of the art equipment.  Students can begin an independent research project as early as their freshman year!

  • Student Teaching

    Undergraduate assistants play a major role in the success of our teaching laboratories.We create opportunities for our students in our teaching laboratories as undergraduate teaching assistants under the supervision of a faculty member. These experiences can lead to a better understanding of the teaching and learning process, a deeper appreciation for the subject matter, development of leadership and self-confidence, better time management skills, an improvement of writing and presentation skills and let’s not forget that it looks good on a resume, too :)

  • Chemistry Club

    Chem Club out in the community making SLIME!Alma College’s chemistry club is an on-campus club that meets weekly in the lobby of Dow Science Center on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. Our chemistry club and XEM honorary work together and meet together, which fosters a sense of unity between the casual chemist or first-year student and our upper-level chemistry community.  Together we run chemistry shows for local elementary…  Read More ➞