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Chemistry Cumulative Exam Schedule

All examinations will be held on the Saturdays listed below from 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Chemistry Department conference room, Disque 307:

Date Proctor
October 3, 2015  Frank Ji, PhD
November 7, 2015  Anthony Addison, PhD
December 5, 2015  Daniel King, PhD
January 9, 2016  Kevin Owens, PhD
February 6, 2016  Peter Wade, PhD
March 5, 2016  Fraser Fleming, PhD
April 2, 2016  Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, PhD
May 7, 2016  Lynn Penn, PhD
June 4, 2016  Peter DeCarlo, PhD
July 9, 2016  Karl Sohlberg, PhD

As noted in the Chemistry Department Graduate Student Handbook, students are required to pass 5 cumulative qualifying exams, and are given 10 chances (exams) to do so. Students who fail 6 exams cannot remain in the program.

Analytical Cumes: Each examination will contain at least one question concerning an Analytical Chemistry feature article (previously called A-Page article) from the previous six months. These A-page articles appear in the issue dated the 1st of the month. Since the cumulative exams are generally the 1st Saturday of the month, "the previous six months" will not include the month of the exam (e.g., for the examination in October the previous six months will include articles from April through September). Articles considered fair game are those describing techniques and applications; you will not be examined on literature, conference or book reviews. If you have any questions concerning these exams, please direct them to one of the analytical faculty (Joe Foley, PhD or Kevin G. Owens, PhD).