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Phi Lambda Upsilon


Department of Chemistry
213 CBC Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Welcome to the website of the Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Phi Lambda Upsilon (PLU), an honorary society for graduate students in chemistry.  PLU is very active in the Chemistry Department at Kansas State University.  Each year, PLU hosts a welcome picnic for new graduate students in the department, an annual awards banquet, and a special PLU seminar.  PLU also supports its members with travel grants to attend conferences.  PLU recognizes graduate and undergraduate students with a variety of awards.  In addition, PLU supports a variety of projects that enhance the department.  More information about membership is available here.

PLU Banquet

The annual PLU awards banquet was held at the Alumni Center on April 19th, 2017.  Award recipients for 2017 were announced!

PLU Lecture

PLU was excited to welcome Prof. Kevin Plaxco (U. California, Santa Barbara), who gave the annual PLU Lecture at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in King 004.