Chemistry Department Program Calendar

For Graduate School deadlines: http://www.gradschool.unh.edu/pdf/cal201410g.pdf 
For Chemistry Department Graduate Handbook: www.unh.edu/chemistry/graduate


Fall 2014 - Semester I

 
August

Monday, August 25, 2014 FIRST YEAR GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION Begins – See schedule on chemistry website www.unh.edu/chemistry


September

Tuesday, September 2, 2014  CLASSES BEGIN FOR FALL 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014  TA Training: 

1:10-2:00         Chem 403 TA Meeting – New and Veteran TAs Location S150 Parsons

2:10-3:00         Chem 411 TA Meeting – New and Veteran TAs Location S150 Parsons

3:10-4:00         Chem 405 TA Meeting – New and Veteran TAs Location S150 Parsons

1:10-5:00         Organic Lab Orientation for all Organic Course TAs with Prof. Tom Harris and Susan Small, Organic Course labs. Location S250 Parson

Seminar: Third year graduate students should be scheduling their seminar presentations for this Fall 2014. Please coordinate with Prof. Meg Greenslade for A/P seminar and Prof. Roy Planalp for I/O seminar. Then coordinate the date with Peg Torch, Chemistry office,


Saturday, September 20, 2014  9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)


October

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)

 
November

Saturday, November 15, 2014  9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)

Monday, November 17, 2014
Last Day for First Year graduate students to submit their Advisor Selection form to Cindi Rohwer, Admin. Manager.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Scheduling for Research Progress Reports begins for Second Year MS Graduate Students by Cindi Rohwer with your committee. Your report date and time will be determined and emailed to you. Your outline should be in to your advisor at least 2 weeks prior to your report date.

Monday, November 24, 2014
Annual Department Pie Contest – Pies due in by 10 am, judging before noon. Pie sales at noon and proceeds go towards the Holiday Party. Prizes and bragging rights for the winners. Last year’s winners were Tiffany Hatstat, Benjamin Stewart and Sue Harris.


December

Saturday, December 6, 2014 – Tentative Date for the Chemistry Department Annual Holiday Party (Second date possible is 12/13/14)

Thursday, December 25th, 2014 UNH Closes for Winter Break through January 2, 2015 • Winter break, University holidays, offices closed. 
If you choose to research in Parsons during this time, please be advised that the building will be colder due to energy savings over the break.

No Organic Comprehensive Exam in December


Spring 2015 - Semester II


January

Thursday, January 15, 2015 – Second Year Ph.D. Students submit an OUTLINE of their research progress report in to their advisor (see Grad Handbook at www.unh.edu/chemistry for details).

No Organic COMPREHENSIVE EXAM IN JANUARY


February

Research Proposal: Students in their third year are to submit an abstract of the proposal to their committee by February 1st.

February 16, 2015 (Since 2-15-15 is a Sunday)
Research Progress Report: All Second Year Ph.D. Students are to submit a fuller version of their research progress report in to their advisor for review.

Saturday, February 21, 2015  9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)

Monday, February 23, 2015
CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT ANNUAL CHILI & SOUP COOK-OFF!!! Bring your soup or chili in for judging! Prizes awarded. Bowls of chili and soup go on sale at noon.

 
March

Scheduling begins for Second Year Ph.D. student research progress reports by Cindi Rohwer with your committee. Your report date and time will be determined and emailed to you. Your outline should be in to your advisor at least 2 weeks prior to your report date.

Third Year Ph.D. Students begin to coordinate their research proposal defense dates with their committee members. Please apprise Cindi Rohwer of set date and time so she can schedule a room for you.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)


April


Saturday, April 18, 2015 9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)


May


Friday, May 1, 2015
Annual Department of Chemistry Awards Ceremony begins at 4:00 p.m. in Iddles N108.
Senior Thesis Undergraduate Research poster session to be held in South West Foyer 3:00 p.m. Light Refreshments will be available.

Friday, May 15, 2015 – Pre-Comprehensive Organic Exam 9 a.m. in Room W131 Parsons.