Southwestern chemistry students gain a strong foundation in the chemical sciences with a focus on an authentic research experience.
Southwestern University’s Chemistry & Biochemistry Department provides a variety of educational experiences for students interested in studying chemistry within a liberal arts environment. Our accomplished faculty and well-equipped teaching and research laboratories allow us to successfully prepare students for placement into top-tier graduate and medical schools.
Patrick Flanigan, sees himself as a mad scientist and considering his biochemistry major, as well as all he was involved in at Southwestern, one can see why. Patrick was an undergraduate researcher and chemistry tutor, a resident assistant, captain of the swim team, a healthcare volunteer, and a lifeguard.
Professor Emeritus Robert Soulen named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society
Professor of Chemistry Emily Niemeyer is among those named ‘Outstanding Texas Women in STEM’ for 2013