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Designing convergent chemistry curricula

Scientific convergence is a common theme of modern research, but undergraduate chemistry is commonly taught as an isolated discipline. Here we discuss curricular updates at three different institutions that are independently seeking to increase convergence in introductory chemistry courses.

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We thank our fellow chemistry faculty for their hard work and contributions that made these changes possible. Thanks to D. Walt for helpful feedback. We also thank current and future contributors to the website for raising the visibility of new introductory curricula.

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Charkoudian, L., Sampson, N., Kumar, K. et al. Designing convergent chemistry curricula. Nat Chem Biol 12, 382–386 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nchembio.2090

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