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Student Organizations/Diversity Organizations

Gems Consortium

The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc.


National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Local Chapter


Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

Local Chapter


The ChemGRC addresses issues of both academic and social nature that pertain to Chemistry graduate students.


      1. Organized the Chemistry of Everyday Life Seminar Series
      2. Organized the Student Selected Seminar Series
      3. Host happy hours
      4. Decide on/host professional development activities
      5. Coordinate events with regional chemistry conferences


Megan Thielges

Electrochemical Society

IU Student Chapter of the Electrochemical Society:
Contact Ana Flavia Couto Petro  or a faculty advisor Dennis Peters and Lane Baker


The Graduate Professional and Student Government is a graduate school level representative organization on campus. The GPSG has the following four (4) committees that are open to all graduate students: Benefits Committee, Diversity Committee, Student Affairs Committee and Sustainability Committee.


Interdepartmental Women in Science Group

Contact Ekaterina (Kate) Selivanovitch

Emissaries for Graduate School Diversity

Contact Bianca Evans

Black Graduate Student Association


LGBTQ+ Culture Center

Indiana University’s LGBTQ+ Culture Center is open for everyone. It serves as a safe and inclusive gathering space for LGBTQ+ students—a place where people are given the encouragement and resources to build meaningful relationships across differences and open their minds and hearts to matters relating to race, gender, and sexual orientation.