USD Chemistry and Biochemistry Students Receive National Accolades

USD Chemistry and Biochemistry Students Receive National Accolades

The American Chemical Society (ACS) awarded USD’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Student Chapter with an overall rating of Commendable for the 2017-18 school year. This is the third year in a row that USD has received this honor. The Department’s strong foundations and traditions were praised, as well as the support given to students to attend and participate in national and local scientific conferences.

Through the efforts of dedicated faculty, USD Chemistry and Biochemistry students were able to take the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ASBMB National Standardized Exam. USD students performed well above the national average. Sixty percent of USD Chemistry and Biochemistry students passed the exam compared to the national average of 42 percent. Students who perform particularly well are certified with distinction—24 percent of USD Chemistry and Biochemistry students earned this honor, compared to the national average of 12.3 percent.

Congratulations USD Chemistry and Biochemistry students and faculty!

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