Geneseo's Chemistry and Biochemistry programs offer rich co-curricular opportunities, with a multiple opportunities to engage outside of the classroom.
Our students present their research at local, regional and national conferences.
Chemistry Club hosts an annual Mole Day event for the local community.
The Department sponsors social events to build community and relationships among students, faculty, and staff.
Bringing Theory to Practice
In addition to coursework, Geneseo's Chemistry Department provides students opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research with faculty mentors in a variety of fields. A newly funded program in the Department provides research experiences to all chemistry majors beginning in their first-year.
Broaden your perspective and enhance your resume with a study abroad experience during your college years. Whether you're interested in a short-term, semester- or year-long program, Study Abroad can connect you to interesting and varied opportunities around the world. Chemistry faculty specifically sponsor trips in Mona, Jamaica and Japan. Contact Prof. Ruel McKnight or Prof. Kazu Yokoyama for more information.
Internships, Scholarships, and Fellowships
The Department supports two internal summer research fellowships, the Lipkowtiz Research Fellowship and the Rhodes Research Fellowship. These programs provide financial support for students to participate in a multi-week summer research project with a faculty mentor at Geneseo. For more information, contact Dr. Kazu Yokoyama or Dr. Ruel McKnight.
In addition, the College provides support for students applying to over 20 different research fellowships at both the undergraduate and graduate level. For more information about fellowships, and scholarships, please contact Dr. Michael Mills, SUNY Geneseo Director of National Scholarships and Fellowships, or visit his office in Erwin 116
The following sites dedicated to scholarships and fellowships will allow you to narrow your search by interest area and/or major:
- Undergraduate Scholarships & Fellowships (University of Arkansas)
- Scholarships & Fellowships (University of North Carolina)
- Graduate Scholarships & Fellowships (University of Illinois)
- Fellowships (Yale University)