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Senior Projects on “Chemistry of Materials”

Senior Projects on “Chemistry of Materials”

Posted by on Jun 5, 2018 in Student News |

Materials have such a tangible place in our society, it’s hard to ignore the chemistry that goes into their synthesis, production, and use at a molecular level. Our senior chemistry majors spent their final semester learning about the Chemistry of Materials and presented an impressive array of topics to our department and to the Emmanuel College community....

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Chemistry Major Day Celebration!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2018 in Alumni, Student News |

On March 23rd, current and new chemistry majors and minors took part in a “Chemistry Major Day Celebration.” The celebration featured a talk from alumnus Mike Lynch ’13 who talked about the research he is conducting while completing his PhD in the Department of Chemistry at Cornell University. Mike investigates the cross-linking reaction that takes...

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Upcoming Distinction in the Field Presentations

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Student News |

The Department of Chemistry and Physics warmly invites all to join us for Distinction in the Field Presentations Thursday, April 26th – WSC 409 1:00-1:50 pm – Krista Meserve – “Understanding the role of DNA as a template in calcium phosphate mineralization” 2:00-2:50 pm – Jason Miech – “Analysis of mineralization...

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Please welcome Assistant Professor Michelle Watt!

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Student News |

The Department of Chemistry and Physics is extremely excited to announce the addition of a new faculty member to our community. Dr. Michelle Watt will be joining our department in Fall 2018 as an Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry. Dr. Watt earned her Ph.D in Chemistry at the University of Oregon and has been teaching at Western State Colorado...

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Sophomore Pinning Tradition

Sophomore Pinning Tradition

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Student News |

This semester, the entire Department of Chemistry and Physics joyfully welcomed new sophomores into majors in Chemistry, Chemistry with Forensics Concentration, and Chemistry with Biochemistry Concentration. The tradition of Sophomore Pinning continued on April 7th and Dr. Gerdon, the sophomore class advisor, was on hand to congratulate each major and...

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Students Travel to ACS National Meeting in New Orleans

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Student News |

In March, seven members of the Emmanuel College Department of Chemistry and Physics had the opportunity to attend the 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting in New Orleans. Members of Dr. Gerdon’s research group including seniors, Krista Meserve, Jason Miech, and Robert Tzepos, all had the opportunity to present their own posters on the research...

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