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 2015 - Semester I

 
August

Monday, August 24, 2015 FIRST YEAR GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION Begins – See schedule on chemistry website www.unh.edu/chemistry


September

Monday, August 31, 2015  CLASSES BEGIN FOR FALL SEMESTER

Friday, September 4, 2015  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. Sarah Joiner and Susan Small, Organic Course labs. Location S250 Parson

 
Seminar:  Third year graduate students should be scheduling their seminar presentations for this Fall 2015. Please coordinate with Prof. Sterling Tomellini for A/P/E seminar and Prof. Marc Boudrea for I/O seminar.  Then coordinate the date with Peg Torch, Chemistry office.


Saturday, September 26, 2015  9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)


October

Saturday, October 24, 2015 9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)

 
November

Saturday, November 14, 2015  9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)

Monday, November 16, 2015
Last day for First Year graduate students to submit their Advisor Selection form to Cindi Rohwer, Manager.

Friday, November 20, 2015
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 23, 2015
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!


December

Saturday, December 5, 2015
Tentative Date for the Chemistry Department Annual Holiday Party.

Thursday, December 25, 2015
UNH Closes for Winter Break through January 2, 2016. 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 2016 - Semester II


January

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Dissertaiton Year Fellowship applications are due by noon at the Graduate School.

Thursday, January 16, 2016
Second Year Ph.D. Students submit an OUTLINE of their research progress report to their advisor (see Grad Handbook at www.unh.edu/chemistry for details).

No Organic Comprehensive Exam in January.


February

February 1, 2016
Research Proposal: Students in their third year are to submit an abstract of the proposal to their committee by February 1st.

February 15, 2016
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 20, 2016 9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)


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.

Scheduling begins for Third Year Ph.D. student research proposal defense dates with their committee members by Cindi Rohwer.  Your fuller report should be in to your advisor and committee at least 2 weeks prior to your report date.

Saturday, March 19, 2016 9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)


April


Saturday, April 16, 2016 9 a.m. Room W131 Parsons Organic Comprehensive Exam (CUME)


May


Friday, May 6, 2016
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 20, 2016  Pre-Comprehensive Organic Exam 9 a.m. in Room W131 Parsons.