Research talk with Professor Snyder and Professor Vegas

Hi all!

Come to the Chemia meeting this Wednesday, November 18th at 6pm in SCI 294 to listen to Professor Snyder talk about getting involved in undergraduate research on campus. Professor Vegas will also be taking the time to discuss the research that he is conducting in his research lab. This is a great opportunity to learn about how to get involved in research and to hear about research that is currently being done in the BU chemistry department, you won’t want to miss it!

Tutoring will be available from 7-8 pm in SCI 294 after our talk with Professor Snyder and Professor Vegas.

We hope to see you all there!

Check out our event flyer below!


Chemia Halloween Party 2015!

Hey all!

Come to our Chemia Halloween Party this Thursday, October 29th in SCI 294 for food, drinks, and some awesome Halloween themed demos.

And don’t forget to stop by the Pumpkin Drop this Friday at noon to watch us make pumpkins ooze elephants toothpaste and the physics department drop pumpkins from the rooftop of SCI. You won’t want to miss it!

See our flyer below!

Halloween Party Flyer 2


Welcome Back!

Hello all!

Welcome back.

Tutoring sessions take place at the following days and times for the fall 2015 semester:

Wednesday 6-8 pm in SCI 294
Thursdays 6-8 pm in SCI 294

During these times, there will be tutors available for both General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. Feel free to come by for all or any part of the time on these days. Come with questions that you already have, or ask for exam help, or just come and do your homework! We will do our best to help you in whatever way we can!

If you are interested in being a tutor and helping out your peers, feel free to come and help out whenever you can (don’t worry, this isn’t a binding commitment). We can always use additional tutors!

Resume and CV building with Katinka Csigi

Hi all,

Chemia will be holding a professional development workshop with the chemistry department’s very own Katinka Csigi! As the proposal development and hiring administer for the chemistry department, Katinka is a great resource for undergraduates who are seeking employment or further education after college. The workshop will focus on how to build a clear and effective resume or CV to show off all of our chemistry experience and expertise!

So stop by on Monday, March 30th at 5 pm to grab some pizza and refreshments and learn how to build your professional image!

Resume and CV building with Katinka Csigi Flyer

Also, tutoring for orgo and gen chem will resume after the workshop. For more opportunities within the club, join us on facebook (search BU Chemia) as well!

We hope to see you all there!

“How To Use LinkedIn”

Hi all,

BUWIC will be hosting a “How To Use LinkedIn” event this Wednesday, February 25th at 5 pm in LSEB 103.

Brian Coughlin, President of Coughlin HR Consulting and adjunct faculty member at Dean College, will go through the ins and outs of LinkedIn and how to effectively set up your profile for landing your dream job. Bring your laptops and join BUWIC for this great event! Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Spring Semester Tutoring Times

Hi all,

For those of you who have been wondering where and when Chemia has been meeting this semester, I have updated our facebook page (BU Chemia) and this website to reflect the correct times which are as follows:

Mondays 5-7 pm in SCI 294
Thursdays 6-8 pm in SCI 296 (the graduate workroom next to SCI 294)

We hope to see you all there!

University of Mississippi Summer REU Program in Chemistry

Hi all,


Check out the link above for information about the Ole Miss Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Chemistry. As long as you have completed your freshman year of college and have not yet graduated, you’re eligible to apply to participate in Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Research Program activities and work on a research project this summer under the direction of a faculty adviser. Students accepted to the program will receive a stipend, a housing and meal plan, and travel assistance.

The application deadline is February 23rd. The program extends from May 27th to August 5th.

Consulting Firm Information Session

Hello all,

I am passing on the following message from Chris Kramer, a BU alum, with the consulting firm, Simon & Kucher:

Hello everyone!
My name is Chris Kramer, I graduated from BU with a BA/MA in Economics in 2011.  I wanted to reach out to some fellow Terriers who are interested in working with others to solve difficult challenges!
The consulting firm I work for, Simon-Kucher & Partners, is looking to hire for the full-time Consultant position this fall. We would like to invite all of you to join us for our information session where you can learn more about our firm and what we do.
Simon-Kucher & Partners Information Session
Date of event: Tuesday, November 18th from 4:00PM – 5:30PM
Location: SMG Room 224
Simon-Kucher is a consulting firm that focuses on strategy, marketing, pricing and sales. We have over 700 associates across 28 offices worldwide. Feel free to find more information about Simon-Kucher at our website:
Please let me know if you have any questions and please forward this invite to anyone that you think might be interested.
Hope to see you there!

Volunteering with BUWIC

Hi all,

The BU Women in Chemistry (BUWIC) graduate student organization would like to invite you all to join them next Friday, November 21 at 12:00 PM in SCI 512 for an informational meeting regarding volunteer opportunities to assist chemistry teachers at local high schools in the Boston area. This is a great opportunity for BU undergraduate chemistry majors and minors to get involved in outreach activities and also use your passion in chemistry to inspire high school students.

Light refreshments will be served!

Please RSVP here and we look forward to seeing many of you there!
E-mail any questions or concerns to: