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The A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences is housed in Garwood Hall at 525 Rivers Street, across the street from the Varsity Gymnasium and adjacent to the new parking deck and Suite 108 Edwin Duncan Hall (Fermentation Sciences). The Main Departmental Office is in GWH 417.

Please browse the information we have provided on this site to learn more about us, and come for a visit to see the facilities in which we work with our students. A virtual tour of the campus is available, and we will gladly provide a real-time tour of our building for you on your next visit to Boone. Just let us know when you'll be coming, and come let us show you the exciting things happening in Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences at Appalachian.

Claudia Cartaya-Marin
Department Chair and Professor

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