2019-2020 CSU Executive Team

Thank you all for coming out to our elections today! 
It is my great pleasure to announce the 2019-2020 CSU exec:

President: Pournima Narayanan
VP: Aaron Dou, Vinky Wang
Treasurer: Antonella Ibargüen Mejía
Secretary: Margaret Zhang
Academic Coordinator: Anji Zhang
Social Coordinator: Forbes Lui
Social Media Coordinator: Angelyn Xie

Thank you to all who ran! You were all wonderful and it was a very tight race! Do stay involved and keep a lookout for our Fall elections in September!

Thanks for partnering with us throughout! It has been a fantastic year. 
We have one last event in April! So stay tuned!

Signing off,

CSU Elections!

We’re holding elections for the 2019-2020 year! Run for
– President
– Vice President (2)
– Treasurer
– Secretary
– Social Coordinator
– Academic Coordinator
– Social Media Coordinator

Fill out this form detailing your intention to run: bitly.com/csuelections
And come give your position speech on Fri, Mar 29 at 3pm in LM204. Feel free to email us if you can’t make it!

There will be pizza and pop! See ya there!

Impact Center Career Talk

Wed Mar 6 | 5pm | LM128

The Impact Centre will be giving a talk on careers after undergraduate studies in Chemistry. This will be a really good opportunity to find out more about the various options available apart from graduate school!

Coffee and timbits will be served. See you there!


Academic Seminar with Dr. Aspuru-Guzik

Thu Feb 28 | 5:30-7pm | LM159

We are really excited to host Professor Alán Aspuru-Guzik for our winter academic seminar. Professor Aspuru-Guzik is the Canada 150 Research Chair and newest faculty member of our department. He will be sharing about his unique research at the intersection of Chemistry and Computer Science.

Refreshments will be served at 5:15pm and the talk will commence at 5:30pm, after which there will be a brief session of Q&A.


CSU x ChemClub Pub Night!

Thu Jan 31 | 7pm | Firkin On Bay

Wow and just like that January is over! Come celebrate the last day of Jan / beginning of midterm season with us at Firkin On Bay!
We will be giving out 2 FREE drink tickets per person and there will be a ton of FREE food!
See you there!


Undergraduate Mentorship Program

Happy New Year! We’re excited to announce that we’ll be starting a new undergraduate mentorship program! This is an great opportunity for upper year students to share the wealth of experience that they have, and for lower year students who are searching for advice regarding CHM courses, resources and future direction with the program!

Apply to be a mentor here.

Apply to be a mentee here.

Chem and Biochem Grad Info Session: GWC

Come find out more about grad programs!

The Guelph-Waterloo Centre for graduate work in Chemistry and Biochemistry will be visiting on Thursday, January 17 at 12pm in LM128.

There will be FREE pizza and drinks! See you there!

CSU Chem-Biochem Grad Info GWC

Exam Destresser!

Wed Dec 5th | 1-6pm | LM204

Come celebrate the last day of term and get christmasy with the CSU!

There will be FREE hot chocolate, coffee and timbits along with lots of board games, a screening of home alone, Charlie brown’s christmas playing on repeat, and a space set aside for quiet studying of course!

See you there!


CSU and ChemClub Pub Night

Fri Nov 16 | 8pm | Firkin On Bay

Can you believe its November already? Come forget about midterms / research with us this Friday at Firkin On Bay!
We will be giving out 2 FREE drink tickets per person and there will be a ton of FREE food!
See you there!


Talk by Nobel Laureate John Polanyi

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 5-7pm in SS2135, we will be hosting a talk by Professor and Nobel Laureate John Polanyi!

He will be speaking about “How discoveries are made and how we can survive them” as well as his recent groundbreaking discovery featured in Science Advances on how to control chemical reactions. To read more about Professor Polanyi and his research, CLICK HERE.

Coffee and donuts will be served! We hope to see you there!