Beyond Benign

Who's Committed

Lawrence Technological University

Signing Date
6/12/2014
Location
Southfield, MI, USA
Description

Lawrence Technological University is committed to ensuring all students are exposed to sustainability concepts within their discipline and are aware of their impact on the social, economic, and environmental needs of individuals and communities. As part of the initiative, the Department of Natural Sciences endeavors to promote an awareness of green chemistry and aims to implement green chemistry principles throughout the curriculum.

Faculty Size
14 Full-Time
Primary Contact
Dr. Shannon Timmons, stimmons@ltu.edu
Chemistry Degrees Offered

BS; AS (Chemical Technology)

Implementation of Green Chemistry

Organic chemistry, biochemistry

Student Groups

ACS Student Chapter

Goals
  • Integration of green chemistry in general chemistry; expanding toxicology related experiments within organic chemistry
  • Connecting green chemistry to medicinal chemistry and natural product chemistry