Select photos from the 2022 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony and a video of Susan Baumgarten’s commencement address are now available.
A video of Baumgarten’s commencement address as well as Professor Garg’s welcoming remarks and the presentation of the Alumni Award by Dean of Physical Sciences Professor Miguel García-Garibay can be viewed here. Select photos from the event can be viewed below.
At the ceremony on Saturday, June 11, 2022, García-Garibay presented the UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry 2022 Alumni Award to commencement speaker Susan Baumgarten (B.A. ’73, M.S.’76, M.B.A. ’79). The event was the department’s first in-person graduation ceremony in three years.
After Baumgarten’s inspiring commencement address, Department Chair Professor Neil Garg asked the recipients of the 2022 commencement awards to stand so that they could be acknowledged. Photos of the award recipients can be viewed on the following websites – Graduate Student Commencement Awards and Undergraduate Student Commencement Awards.
56 Ph. D. students were recognized at the ceremony, setting a record for the department. This year, we also had five departmental scholars who received a Master of Science degree.
329 undergraduates received certificates at the ceremony. There were 25 alumni from the class of 2020, 26 alumni from the class of 2021, and 278 students for the class of 2022 at the ceremony.
Penny Jennings, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, firstname.lastname@example.org.