The Department of Chemistry held 2013 Research Open House on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9 to showcase exciting research happening in the Department to the prospective students.
35 students from all around the country participated in this two-day events. Each one of them was paired with a current graduate student as their host to answer any questions they might have about research and study at the University of Tennessee as well as the student life and living in Knoxville.
The two-day event started with a meet and greet reception in Four Points on Friday, and ended with a dinner banquet inside Neyland Stadium. The Department organized faculty poster session, student and alumni presentations, facility tour, campus tour, meetings with faculty, graduate students panel, and student organization social to introduce the Department as a whole to the prospective students. More than 20 faculty members and staff and over 40 current graduate students participated to help organize the events and welcome prospective students.