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Dr. Julia Chan

Chemical Educator Joins the Department - Fall 2019
Dr. Julia Chan earned her Ph.D. in Chemical Education at the University of New Hampshire in Durham where she was the recipient of the Alvin R, Ingram Graduate Fellowship for Excellence in Research and Teaching and the Pratt-Diniak Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching. Previously she earned her MS degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire in Durham and her B.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of New Hampshire and in 2015 she began an appointment as a non-tenure-track Professor of Instruction at the University of Tampa. She has shown a strong interest in active learning as well as the integration of teaching and research and her research plans at CSUF involve studies on the effect of affective characteristics such as attitude, self-concept and motivation on students’ achievement in general and organic chemistry.



August 19:  Academic year begins 

August 24:  First day of classes for Fall 2019 semester

Questions about Registration?  Please visit the Fall 2019 Registration GuidePDF File Opens in new window

September 19:  Lunch with Seminar Series speaker Dr. Alex Burtea, Senior Scientist at Pfizer, 12-1 pm MH-584. Grab some food and meet the speaker! Dr. Burtea did his undergraduate degree (B.S. Biochemistry) here at CSUF before going on to earn his PhD in organic chemistry.  Learn about academic and industrial jobs, grow your network, and learn about our speaker's area of interest.

September 19:  Seminar Series - Dr. Alex Burtea, Senior Scientist at Pfizer.  An alumnus from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry!  Assigning the Absolute Configuration of Amines and Synthesis of Allium and Alkaloid Natural Products, 4 pm, MH-468

September 21:  Concert Under the StarsOpens in new window - Students, alumni and the community are invited to join Cal State Fullerton at Concert Under the Stars, a spectacular evening of fireworks and dazzling musical entertainment! This year is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with our theme, Peace, Love and Music!

October:  Annual Alumni Event.  Details to come.

November 11:  Veteran's Day Holiday, Campus Closed

November 26-December 1:  Fall Recess, Campus open 11/25-27, Campus Closed 11/28-29

December 13:  Last day of classes

December 14-20:  Final Examinations

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