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Alex Ku winner of Crellin Pauling Student Teaching Award

Alex Ku Recipient of CSUPERB Crellin Pauling Student Teaching Award
Congratulations to graduate student Alex Ku for being selected as one of two recipients of the prestigious Crellin Pauling Student Teaching Award!  He will be receiving the award in January at the 32nd Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium.  Alex is currently working on his MS thesis in the field of organic chemistry in the Salzameda lab, specifically synthesizing small molecule inhibitors for proteins related to human health and disease.


January 16:  Spring 2020 semester begins 

January 18:  First day of classes for Spring 2020 semester

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February 7:  37th Informal Symposium on Kinetics and Photochemical Processes in the Atmosphere Registration open till March 16th!  Register for ISKPPA Now!Opens in new window

February 27:  Seminar Series - Dr.  Maosheng Miao, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, California State University Northridge The Change of Basic Chemical Behavior of Elements Under Pressure  , 4:00 pm, MH-513
Lunch with Speaker, 12-1 pm in MH-584  Grab some food and meet the speaker! Learn about academic and industrial jobs, grow your network, and learn about our speaker's area of interest.

Feburary 21:  Presidents' Day Observed - Campus Closed

March 30 - April 5:  Spring Recess - No Classes; Campus Open except on Tuesday March 31  

March 31:  Cesar Chavez Day - Campus Closed

April 6:  Classes resume after spring recess

April 17:  Final deadline to withdraw with a "W" for serious and compelling reasons

May 8:  Last day of classes

May 9-15:  Semester Examinations

May 18-21:  Commencement Exercises

May 22:  Semester ends; Grades due

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