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Class of 2025

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry’s Class of 2025!

Join us in celebrating the TCNJ Chemistry Department Class of 2021 A celebration of our graduate’s achievements can be found here. Continue Reading

Teaching during COVID-19: How an experimentalist teacher mindset helped to navigate disruption

The College of New Jersey’s Chemistry Department and School of Science have been strategically transforming our teaching, learning, and mentoring environments for over a decade through programs that are targeted toward “new majority” students: low-income, first generation, and historically marginalized races and ethnicities. Recently, we shifted from programs that target a small number of students… Continue Reading

Dr. Joseph Baker studies the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein using TCNJ’s supercomputer

Dr. Joseph Baker, Associate Professor of Chemistry at TCNJ, is collaborating with an international team to study the spike protein from the novel coronavirus, SARS CoV-2.  In our first paper our team reports on the novel observation about the gain in nanomechanical stability of the SARS-CoV-2 (CoV2) spike (S) protein in comparison with SARS-CoV from 2002 (CoV1). Our… Continue Reading

Senior Sendoff and Celebration 2020!

  A viewing party was hosted by the Chemistry department on May 21st for our seniors.  Students, faculty, and staff contributed to the video, making it a memorable sendoff for our graduates.  There’s a Lion in all of us!  Congratulations Class of 2020! View the video: Low Resolution High Resolution   Continue Reading