Beyond Benign

Who's Committed

Loyola Marymount University

Signing Date
4/21/2016
Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles has included aspects of green chemistry in the lab curriculum for several years and more recently in coursework including environmental chemistry and toxicology. The department moved into the new LMU Life Science Building in Fall 2015 and is pleased to highlight green chemistry with invited speakers, undergraduate research, curriculum, and outreach in its new home.

Faculty Size
12
Primary Contact
Dr. Emily A. Jarvis, emily.jarvis@lmu.edu
Chemistry Degrees Offered

BS

Implementation of Green Chemistry

General chemistry; Organic chemistry; Stand-Alone Toxicology Course; Research

Student Groups
Goals
  • Partner with local industry
  • Explore a Green Chemistry continuing education certificate program
  • Gain more engagement in Chemistry Society and assist in finding green chemistry activities
  • Further develop green chemistry principles in Organic Chemistry and upper division courses
  • Connect with industry
  • Learn about GCC models of implementation
  • Green Chemistry Post-BS certificate programs
Resources Used

Webinars, etc. from Beyond Benign and ACS, journal articles, labs andGreen Chemistry highlights in textbooks