Bo Li is one of Carolina chemistry’s rising young stars. Behind her is Royce Murray, who has been with the department for nearly six decades and for whom Murray Hall is named. (photo by Steve Exum)
Bo Li is one of Carolina chemistry’s rising young stars. Behind her is Royce Murray, who has been with the department for nearly six decades and for whom Murray Hall is named. (photo by Steve Exum)

In April, Carolina chemistry will celebrate its 200th birthday. A key secret to reaching this venerable milestone and achieving an international reputation has been to invest in generations of promising young scientists like Bo Li and to provide them with the tools they need to thrive. Today, young scholars continue to work alongside foundational members of the department — people like Royce Murray, who has been on the faculty for 58 years.

Read our spring 2018 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine cover story on Carolina chemistry, “Two centuries forever young.”

Watch a video about Carolina Chemistry.

Check out more coverage of Carolina chemistry, which celebrates its bicentennial during a weekend of festivities April 20-21.

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