Department of Chemistry
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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry. We strive for excellence in research and teaching. Our faculty have won national teaching awards, been awarded research funding from federal and private funding agencies, published in leading scientific research journals, served on American Chemical Society (ACS) Education Committees and National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) executive board and established international research collaborations.
Our undergraduates are exposed to innovative inquiry based learning, a supportive Chemistry Club, hands on research training opportunities, national research conferences, external summer research programs and dynamic outside speakers. Our undergraduate alumni have earned advanced degrees such as PhD, MD, JD, DDS and PharmD. Graduates have attended Harvard Medical School, Carnegie Mellon University, MIT, University of Florida, UNC-Chapel Hill, Emory, UT-Austin and Drexel School of Nursing to name a few!
Bachelor in Science - American Chemical Society certified
Bachelor in Science - General
Masters in Chemistry
Ph.D. in BioEnvironmental Science
Current Highlights: Spring 2014
Dr. Louise Hellwig and Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy are awarded an ACS Project SEED fellowship for a high school student (Ms. Corshai Williams of Western High School) to carry out biochemistry research in the McCarthy Research Group during Summer 2014.
Morgan Chemistry faculty (Dr. Kennedy and Winstead), undergraduate students (Jalisa Taylor, Brittany Monie, Brent Powell, Grace Nyambura, Adeolu Mojibola, Taiwo Ogundolie), graduate students (Biebele Abel, Muzaffer Mohammad) and alumni (Adbul Raji) attended the 40th Annual NOBCChE Conference in Indianapolis (October 1-4, 2013).
Mr. Adeolu Mojibola wins the AP Kennedy Undergraduate Scholarship Award.
A part time position in the department of chemistry is available for Spring 2013. The applicant should have teaching experience in organic chemistry laboratories. Please send all inquiries and CVs via email to Interim Chair: Dr. Angela winstead at firstname.lastname@example.org
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ACS Student Affiliate Chapter and Chemistry Club
Degrees and Majors
Chemistry Department Faculty and Staff
NSF-RISE and NSF-MUCH Programs