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This calendar includes all events from the following individual calendars: Department of Chemistry Alumni EventsDepartment Events (events of general interest and/or relevant to all research areas), and events related to specific research areas and programs (Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program, Inorganic Chemistry & Materials Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry), as well as Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminars & Events.


Asian American Pacific Islanders Celebration: Dr. Marinda Wu, A Personal & Professional Journey

Event Type
Department of Chemistry
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Jun 25, 2021   4:00 - 5:00 pm  
Dr. Marinda Wu
Eva Miller
Originating Calendar
Chemistry - Department Events

Alumna Marinda Wu (PhD, ‘76, Drago) will share her personal and professional journey as a chemist, from her family roots to her PhD in chemistry at Illinois and a long career in the chemical industry, primarily with Dow Chemical Company in research and development but also experiences with small chemical companies and startups. She holds seven U.S. patents and founded "Science is Fun!" to engage young students in science and enhance public support for science education. In 2013, she became the eighth woman president and the first Asian American to serve as president of the American Chemical Society. Wu currently serves on the UIUC Chemistry Alumni Advisory Board and is the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Chinese American Chemical Society.

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If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this program/event, please contact Eva Miller, Events & Activities Specialist for the Department of Chemistry at Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.

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