Department of Chemistry

High Impact Opportunities

Professor Manuel P. Soriaga Graduate Fellowship

Professor Manuel "Manny" Soriaga was a beloved member of the faculty, serving the department for over a quarter century with steadfast pedagogical commitment, global distinction in scientific research, and indefatigable dedication in service. He mentored over 35 doctoral and masters students and published over 235 peer-reviewed paper and edited five books. In 2012, Soriaga joined Caltech as a visiting associate and become a research professor in 2016.

We are committed to establish the Professor Manuel P. Soriaga Graduate Fellowship. Please join us in honoring Manny’s memory by helping to endow this fellowship to support our outstanding graduate students. The Department of Chemistry will match all gifts to reach the goal of the $25,000 endowment.

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Sharon and Dr. David Russell Scholarship

David Russell, internationally recognized for his research in mass spectrometry, has made significant contributions to both the Department of Chemistry and the University during his 38-year career. The Sharon R. and David H. Russell Endowed Scholarship that will be awarded to outstanding entering Ph. D. graduate students in analytical or experimental physical chemistry. Funds from the endowment will also support current graduate students who have been advanced to candidacy to cover travel expenses for a presentation of their research at a national or international conference. We are asking you to please join us to both honor David's professional career and ensure a lasting impact on future graduate students in our analytical and experimental physical chemistry programs.

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D. Wayne Goodman Professorship in Chemistry

The late Professor D. Wayne Goodman was a distinguished and internationally recognized Texas A&M chemist whose many pioneering achievements helped revolutionize the fields of surface science and heterogeneous catalysis. He was also a beloved colleague who made significant contributions to our department during his 24-year career at A&M. We are committed to establishing the D. Wayne Goodman Professorship in Chemistry. Please join us in honoring Wayne’s memory by helping to endow this professorship to recruit and retain bright, young, faculty who will elevate the intellectual stature of department and mentor a new generation of students.

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Departmental Impact Opportunities

Support Chemistry at Texas A&M by establishing an endowed fund for one or more of the following:

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Chemistry Excellence Fund

The Chemistry Excellence Fund consists of non-endowed funds that can be used at the discretion of the department head to enhance the programs and activities of the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M.

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Student Impact Opportunities

Help us honor chemistry majors at Texas A&M by giving funds for an academic, research, or travel award. Contact chemhead@chem.tamu.edu for more information regarding student impact opportunities.

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Recruiting Impact Opportunities

Help us continue to recruit the brightest undergraduate students into our graduate program by sponsoring a graduate recruiting event. Contact chemhead@chem.tamu.edu for more information.

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Outreach Impact Opportunities

Your gift will allow the Chemistry Road Show or the Chemistry Open House to amaze K-12 students across Texas with the wonders of chemistry and heighten their interest in science.

Chemistry Road Show

The Chemistry Road Show is a traveling, free public service program. Our aim is that students will remember the excitement and surprises of chemistry they feel during our demonstrations!

Chemistry Open House

Every year Texas A&M's Department of Chemistry hosts a free and open to the public Chemistry Open House to celebrate National Chemistry Week. The Chemistry Open House features the popular Chemistry Road Show, guided lab tours, hands-on and computer activities

Contact chemhead@chem.tamu.edu for more information.

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