Teaching Through Meaningful Connections

Coming into Pitt my freshman year, I decided to take the Honors General Chemistry sequence of classes. It was taught by Dr. Eugene Wagner and had a lab component included with the course. Dr. Wagner quickly became my favorite professor at Pitt through his genuine passion for the information he taught, the interactions he had…

Developing Scientific Writing Skills in First Year General Chemistry Students

Grace Murray My name is Grace Murray, and I am a junior studying chemistry and studio arts at the University of Pittsburgh. This semester, I am working with Dr. Eugene Wagner in the chemistry department to develop a curriculum focused on providing instruction to first year honors general chemistry students to improve their scientific writing…