Chemistry Physics & Geoscience Department

The Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Geoscience prepares students to reason and think critically, become scientifically literate, and develop a deep knowledge of scientific discovery and process. Students conduct research and acquire valuable experience by attending professional conferences, completing competitive internships, and networking with professionals in the field.

Contact Information
Sasha Ormond
Head, Dept. of Chemistry, Physics, & Geoscience
203 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
(919) 760-2399
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Student Writing Equation on Chalkboard

*Engineering offered as a dual degree (chemistry, mathematics, or computer science) program with NC State University


Students in Chem Lab
Chemistry students at Meredith conduct in-depth research in collaboration with their professors – and then go on to present that research at professional conferences. Read more »


Science courses are housed in the Science and Mathematics Building (SMB), which contains 80,000 square feet learning space, including 13 dedicated research labs that support the needs of ongoing student and faculty research. Take the virtual tour »

A double major in chemistry and history, honors student Callie Davis explored a range of interests at Meredith.

Zeenat Razvi,’13, said that Meredith faculty were instrumental in helping her get an NSF fellowship.