Tenured!

I am happy and honored to say that I have officially been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor! It has been a whirlwind of work, stress, fun, and every emotion over the past 6 years since I started at University of Richmond. Thank you to my colleagues...

A New Year (and a New Decade)

Happy New Year! I cannot believe that we are starting 2020. When I look back on the previous decade, I think about all of the changes in my life – personal and professional. On the latter side: I graduated with a Ph.D. in chemistry from Duke University in...

SERMACS 2019

This post is a little late, but in mid-October, 7 students and I traveled to Savannah, GA to attend and present at SERMACS. I was able to give two invited talks – one on Joseph and Hyejin’s boronic esters project and another on empowering undergraduate...

Seminar Series

I have always been a believer in attending seminar talks. I think this was ingrained in me while I was undergraduate student at Hope College. Early in my time, I was encouraged by faculty members to attend the external speaker talks (sometimes bribed with extra...
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