Beyond Benign

Who's Committed

Washington College

Signing Date
6/19/2013
Location
Chestertown, MD, USA
Description

The Washington College Department of Chemistry is one of only a few departments in the country that has an established faculty chair in Green Chemistry. The department integrates green chemistry into undergraduate courses and also highlights green chemistry as a topic for undergraduate research.

Faculty Size
8
Primary Contact
Dr. Anne Marteel-Parrish, amarteel2@washcoll.edu
Chemistry Degrees Offered

BS

Implementation of Green Chemistry

Honors General Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Green and Sustainable Chemistry Course

Student Groups
Goals
  • Develop lab manual with green chemistry experiments with the help of students
  • Outreach in the community (Elementary, Middle, and High School)
  • Work with the art department to develop a course on Art and Chemistry: Through the Lens of Greener Chemistry
  • Connect Green Chemistry Concepts to Research
  • Gain more knowledge in mechanisms and toxicology to incorporate into courses
Resources Used

GEMs Database; Beyond Benign Webinars