FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 07, 2014

Making the world’s most dreaded undergrad course fun (video)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 — Organic chemistry: It’s among the most feared courses undergraduate science students take. Whether you call it “orgo” or “o-chem,” it has reduced many hopeful scholars to tears. One professor thinks he has a solution. William Dichtel, Ph.D., of Cornell University shares his thoughts on making organic chemistry classes more interesting and relevant to students in the newest episode of Prized Science from the American Chemical Society. Watch the interview at

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