The Department of Chemistry at Simmons College has been integrating green chemistry in to their teaching and research for over a decade. Their work includes green chemistry research integration in the organic chemistry curriculum. Green Chemistry is also integrated into the department’s 12 student competencies for chemistry majors.
Organic chemistry, Stand-Alone Toxicology; Stand-Alone Green chemistry; Research; Outreach
Student Affiliated Chapter (SAC)
- Train new inorganic and physical chemistry faculty member on teaching green chemistry
- Transition the elective Mechanistic Toxicology course to a required class for all chemistry majors
- Revitalize the student clubs on campus to incorporate more green chemistry activities and increase participation
- Participate in the Toxicology Working Group
“Using Green Chemistry Principles As a Framework To Incorporate Research into the Organic Laboratory Curriculum” Nancy E. Lee, Rich Gurney, Len Soltzberg, Journal of Chemical Education, 2014, 91, 1001-1008.