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Faculty Learning Strategies: Chemistry & Chemical Biology

November 12, 2015 - Audriana Stark

This months Faculty Learning Strategies comes from Dr. Hua Guo, with the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

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Hua GuoHua Guo, in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has been promoted to Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty title at UNM. We would like to congratulate Dr. Guo in his accomplishment and commend his enthusiasm for teaching and research. Dr. Guo is the team leader for the STEM Gateway Course Redesign Project in Chemistry 131/132 Principles of Chemistry 2015-2016 and has shown deep passion for improving introductory Chemistry at UNM.

Tips for students to succeed in Chemistry-
Dr. Guo offers the following advice to students desiring to succeed in Chemistry:

Chemistry is hard, but not impossible. (Lucky, you are not studying the String Theory). Chemistry has its own rules, which sometimes do not make sense to a beginner. The key to make sense of things in chemistry is to spend time reading and doing homework. Practice makes perfect. This is true in many other disciplines, but particularly so in chemistry.