Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to host viewing of opioids webinar

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry will host a viewing of the live interactive webinar, “Opioids: Combating Addiction with Chemistry,” on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Speakers will include Rita Valentino, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and Dan Sutherlin, vice president of Genentech.

The chemical sources of opioid addiction will be discussed, as well as current efforts to develop alternative treatments for pain therapy. The event will be held in Physical Science 237 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more details, contact Kelly Gallagher at

Workshop on dossiers/applying for tenure Friday

Contract renewal coming up?  Planning on applying for a promotion or tenure? Join members of the Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC) and representatives from IT to learn about completing a dossier and the process of applying on Feb 23, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., in the Butternut Room at Hunt Union.


Join members of the Promotion and Tenure committee and representatives from IT to learn about completing a dossier and the process of applying on Feb 23, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., in the Butternut Room at Hunt Union.

Coffee will be provided. Sign up here or by emailing

For more information, contact Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs at