2021 Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC): Inclusion & Diversity Prize

3 years ago

PhD student Samantha Mensah (Andrews/P Weiss labs) is one of the six co-founders of #BlackInChem to receive the RSC’s 2021 Inclusion & Diversity Prize. From the Royal Society of Chemistry […]

2021 Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC): Inclusion & Diversity Prize
June 10

James E. LuValle Fund for Excellence in Chemistry & Biochemistry

3 years ago

We are celebrating Dr James Ellis “Jimmy” LuValle who graduated from UCLA’s Chemistry & Biochemistry Department 85 years ago and led an extraordinary life. From being an Olympic medalist, to […]

James E. LuValle Fund for Excellence in Chemistry & Biochemistry
February 25

Graduate student voice in the news

3 years ago

Materials chemistry PhD student Samantha Theresa Mensah’s interview with Professor Davita Watkins of the University of Mississippi is featured in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN). Mensah’s article titled “ONE ON […]

Graduate student voice in the news
February 22

#BlackInChem launches SPARK fundraising campaign

3 years ago

UCLA graduate students launch crowdfunding campaign to raise $100K to endow an annual UCLA lectureship series to celebrate Black chemists and biochemists. The goal of the annual lectureship is to […]

#BlackInChem launches SPARK fundraising campaign
November 17

PhD student co-founds BlackInChem movement

4 years ago

PhD student Samantha Mensah (Andrews/P Weiss labs) co-organizes #BlackInChem week to create dialogue and amplify the work of other Black researchers on Twitter. #BlackInChem was organized by six graduate students, […]

PhD student co-founds BlackInChem movement
August 10