A degree in chemistry
Chemistry, the study of matter and its transformations, is central to all sciences. Because chemistry is so fundamental, it's important to most scientists and professionals including biologists, engineers, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, dentists, nutritionists, oceanographers and science teachers among others.
Q&A with chemistry alumnus Edward Thomas
Ed Thomas used his love of chemistry to improve the lives of people around the world. Thomas' background in medicinal chemistry and a lifelong career in pharmaceutical research and development contributed to the development of Xeljanz, a new oral therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. Here Thomas shares more about his love of chemistry and advice for current students.