Winter 2022

Welcome Back Social

Week 1: Wednesday, January 5th at 6:30pm – 8:30 pm

Welcome back tritons! Hopefully, you’ve all had a restful winter break. To kick off the winter quarter, we are hosting a social to let you hang out with your peers. At the event, we will also talk about our plans for the winter quarter and introduce the intern program! Hope to see you there!

Game Night

Week 2: Wednesday, January 12th at 6:30pm – 8:00 pm

Let’s start the winter quarter with a fun and exciting game night! This event was consisted of a relaxing night of Jackbox, chatting, and laughter. It was a great way for peers to bond and get to know each other more.

Meme Tournament

Week 3: Wednesday, January 26th at 6:30 – 8:00 pm

During this week we hosted our annual meme tournament! Students were able to bring their own homemade memes, and battled other students to see who was the ultimate meme master! 

Graduate Student Panel

Week 4: Wednesday, February 2nd at 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Are you new to UCSD and looking for academic and college advice? During our graduate student panel, we had guest speakers ranging from PhD students, candidates, and medical school students who came to shed some light on some of their own personal experiences.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Robert Ternansky

Week 5: Wednesday, February 2nd at 6:30pm – 8:30 pm

Join us to hear from our faculty speaker, Dr. Robert Ternansky! While Dr. Ternasky is an organic chemistry lecturer here at UCSD, he is also very involved in industry and will be discussing what it is like and the different pathways you can pursue in industry with a chemistry degree. 

Scavenger Hunt

Week 7: Wednesday, February 16th at 4:00pm – 5:30 pm

This week we hosted our very own scavenger hunt! Students got into groups and teamed up to solve the Revelle Scavenger Hunt. Scour throughout Revelle with hints in sneaky places in order to win the ultimate prize!

Student-Faculty Mixer

Week 8: Friday, February 25th at 12:00 – 2:00 pm

During this week we held a student-faculty mixer where students got to know and interact with their professors from the chemistry department!

Guest Speaker: Dr. Kim Albizati

Week 9: Wednesday, March 2nd at 6:30 – 8:00 pm

This week our very own from the chemistry department Dr. Kim Albizati gave a presentation on Molecular Assemblies, a biotechnology company focused on enzymatic DNA synthesis to produce long, synthetic DNA. He also spoke about interview strategies and provided advice about getting a job in the chemical industry. 

Green Chemistry: Dr. Rich Kearney

Week 10: Wednesday, March 9th at 6:30pm – 8:30 pm

This week we had guest speaker Dr. Rich Kearney, from the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry teach us more about green chemistry, specifically how green chemistry principles are implemented in industry.