2021 Virtual Chemistry Convocation, May 21st 2021
Message from Distinguished Professor Dr. Peter Tonge, Chair of the Chemistry Department
Congratulations to the class of 2021!
I am looking forward to welcoming you and your families to our Chemistry Department’s 51st Convocation. This year, we will continue to hold our commencement ceremony online. You have faced unprecedented challenges this year but you have succeeded, and we wish you all the best for the next stage of your journey.
Message from Dr. Nicole Sampson, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Department Convocation Slide Show
This slide show congratulating all of our graduating undergraduate and graduate students was shown before the ceremony.
Department Convocation Video:
The Department Convocation will be streamed to YouTube starting at 8 am on Friday, May 21st. The link will be activated before the ceremony on Friday morning.
Commencement Address: " Never Stop Discovering Yourself."
Dr. Ingrid Yin
Graduate Student Speakers:
Undergraduate Student Speakers:
Pat Herley Memorial Joke (The history of the Pat Herley memorial joke, An Element of Humor)
Professor Joseph Lauher
We are ceremony 2 in the series of in-person University commencement ceremonies:
Wednesday, May 19, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm, LaValle Stadium
Look back at 2020: