(2-credit course)

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to effectively communicate and discuss information obtained from the primary chemical literature and scientific presentations. In addition to attending seminars outside of class, students will select and present the results of current research published in professional journals. Discussion will follow each oral presentation, providing a critical evaluation of the article and its implications. Techniques for giving an effective oral presentation in the sciences, searching the primary literature, and becoming an active listener will also be provided.

Weekly seminar