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Chemistry and Biochemistry at Monmouth College

The MC Chemistry Department invites you to browse our web site and contact the FacultyMC's Chemistry Department has a long tradition of preparing students for successful and rewarding careers in chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, engineering and a variety of other career paths.

The Monmouth College Chemistry Department strives to….

 1. sharpen students’ quantitative skills.
 2. encourage critical thinking.
 3. demonstrate the cumulative aspect of chemistry principles.
 4. afford students the opportunity to get involved in a research project as early as their sophomore year.
 5. utilize “inquiry based learning” in lecture.
 6. strengthen students’ scientific writing and presentation skills.
 7. illustrate the interrelatedness among chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics.

The Department offers a hands-on curriculum, rich in research opportunities and one-on-one student/faculty interactions.  Alumnus William LeSuer has provide an instrumentation endowment which allows the Department to purchase, on average, a major piece of instrumentation each year.  A former Professor and name sake of the Monmouth College Science building, W. S.  "Haldy" Haldeman has endowed the Department with a library fund which provides internet access to current research journals, the latest book and periodical publications, and the latest in chemistry and scientific software.


Consider what your future might be like with a chemistry or biochemistry degree from Monmouth College.


Trips to Research Conferences!


Looking foward to the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco in April

Brittney Book

Brandi Yoder

Annie Axup

Jasmine Davila

Stephanie Saey

Kate Saulcy


Monmouth College Doc Kieft Summer Research Program 2017 Participants!!!



Monmouth College Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors/Minors and their 2016 Summer Research Experiences


Morgan Gulley Texas A&M

Carley Folluo

ACS Nuclear Summer School at Brookhaven

Saxon Day

The Mayo Clinic

Jasmine Davila

University of Illinois

Antonetta Axup

QC Analytical Services LLC, LeClaire, IA
Kate Saulcy and Brittney Book
Monmouth College - Dr. Audra Sostarecz
Ian Salveson, Ben Stillwell, Nadia Ayala
Monmouth College - Dr. Brad Sturgeon
Khadar Eskandar
Monmouth College - Dr.
Ashwani Kumar (Physcis)
Amy Wollenburg and Broddie David

Monmouth College - Dr.
Michael Prinsell

Monmouth College Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors/Minors and their Post-Graduate Institutions



Colorado State University - Chemistry
Depaul University - Chemistry
Indiana University - Chemistry
Iowa State University - Chemistry
Kent State University - Chemistry
Northeastern University - Chemistry
Univeristy of Iowa - Biochemistry, Chemistry, Genetics, and Free Radical Radiation Biology
University of Missouri, St. Louis - Chemistry
University of Nebraska - Chemistry
Penn State University - Chemistry
Worcester Polytechnical Institute - Chemistry
Purdue University - Chemistry, Molecular Pharmacology
Des Moines University Medical School
Mercer University Pharmacy School
Midwestern PA School
Rush Medical School - Nursing
Southern Illinois University Medical School
University of Illinois Vet School
Abbott Labs - Chemistry - Pharmaceuticals
Grain Processing - Muscatine- Research Tech
Sigma-Aldrich - Chemist
Rockford College - MAT (Master's Teaching Program)
Univeristy of Kansas - MBA








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