Thank you to Chris Connelly ’15 for donating his time and expertise in meeting with students in the Analytical Chemistry class at Emmanuel College yesterday! Chris has a lot of experience and insight on how to get started in the biotech and big pharma industry in Boston. He also shared the importance of analytical chemistry in his daily work. Guest...Read More
New Course in the Chemistry of Brewing!
The department is excited to announce a new course being offered in Fall 2021 called the Chemistry of Brewing. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the impressive amount of chemistry that goes into the process of brewing – from water chemistry to sugars to yeast biochemistry there’s a lot to cover. There’s also amazing...Read More
Dr. Carley Henderson Promoted to Senior Lecturer
The Department is excited to congratulate Dr. Carley Henderson on her recent promotion to Senior Lecturer. Dr. Henderson has been teaching at Emmanuel College since 2013 and has brought so much to the development of the organic chemistry lecture and lab over the years. She has worked with students on amazing projects in Advanced Chemical Synthesis, such as...Read More
Social Justice and Chemistry
A new course was offered last Spring 2020 in the Department of Chemistry and Physics called Seminar in Chemistry. Variations on this course have been taught in the past in our department – the focus on ethics, scientific writing, and the application of chemistry is so essential to our major – but it had never been taught with a theme of social...Read More
Welcome to New Faculty!
The Department of Chemistry and Physics would like to send a very happy welcome to new members of our department, Lecturer Dr. Jessica Bocanegra and Visiting Assistant Professor Dr. Juan Duchimaza Heredia! We are excited for all that they bring to our department and to Emmanuel College. Please join us in helping them to feel at home in the WSC! Dr. Juan...Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Faina Ryvkin!
The Department of Chemistry and Physics faculty, students, and alumni would like to express sincere congratulations and thanks to Dr. Faina Ryvkin. Dr. Ryvkin has concluded 20 years of teaching, service, and leadership in the department and at Emmanuel College. Her dedication to her students and to physical chemistry has been a hallmark of her teaching....Read More