Contact Information

John Ejnik
Associate Professor
Phone: (262) 472-1083
Location: Upham 220A

Julia Rowehl
Academic Dept Assoc
Phone: (262) 472-1070
Location: Upham 220

Undergradaute Research

The opportunity for students to conduct research alongside faculty and become involved in cooperative study is available. Students present papers on their research at regional and national meetings and publish their work in respected chemical journals.

How to Apply

Students of a sophomore or higher standing with a GPA of 2.75 or above are eligible to apply to the program. Students must have their project approved by a faculty mentor and the student must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate during the project. If you are interested in participating in the program, please visit the Undergraduate Research Program website or talk to your department advisor or any individual professor with whom you would like to explore a research topic. For further inquiries about the program, contact the Interim Undergraduate Research Directory, Professor Catherine Chan at (262)472-5133 or at

University Links:

UW-W Undergraduate Research Program

McNair Program

University Honors Program

External Links:

Council on Undergraduate Research

Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Dr. Veldkamp Receives Research Award

Dr. Veldkamp

Dr. Veldkamp received a three-year, $334,633 Academic Research Enhancement Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2011.

Chemistry Club

Chemistry Club

Chemistry students explore opportunities in their field through the American Chemical Society Student Affiliates, a student-run organization that sponsors activities such as chemical demonstrations at area elementary, middle, and high schools; seminars by scientists from industry and academia; tours of industrial research laboratories; and more.


College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550

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