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A Chemist’s Valentine’s Day

A Chemist’s Valentine’s Day

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in Student News |

Valentine’s Day. What does it mean to you? After a quick chat with senior Chemistry Major, Bobby Tzepos, we were able to learn that Valentine’s Day means, “a quick trip to Tasty Burger to treat yourself.” Senior Biology Major, Tanner Rogers, says “Valentine’s Day is a day where you appreciate chocolate and roses more than you would normally.”...

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Founder’s Week: Chemists Upholding the Mission of Emmanuel College

Founder’s Week: Chemists Upholding the Mission of Emmanuel College

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Student News |

This past week Emmanuel College celebrated Founder’s Week. This week-long event seeks to celebrate the Sisters of Notre Dame, the founding of the College itself, and the Mission the College seeks to uphold. This is one of the best times for the Department of Chemistry and Physics to reflect on ways that we, as a group, go out and uphold the Mission...

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Throwback Thursday to “Chemistry of Fire and Explosives”!

Throwback Thursday to “Chemistry of Fire and Explosives”!

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in Student News |

Throwback to year ago when Chemistry of Fire and Explosives, a two thousand level chemistry elective, was being offered. The course covers the different types of fire and explosives that exist in the world and their relation to combustion, fire-fighting, military, and forensics. Throughout the course, there are a variety of demonstrations done that are...

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1st Friendly Emmanuel Natural Sciences Seminar (FENSS)

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Student News |

The inaugural session of the new Friendly Emmanuel Natural Science Seminar (FENSS, for the Fenway) was held in October. This seminar series is jointly hosted by the Departments of Chemistry and Physics, Biology, Mathematics, and Psychology and will feature Emmanuel faculty, Emmanuel students, and esteemed invited scientists from across the Boston area. In...

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NESACS Travel Grant awarded to Krista Meserve 18’ and Francis Delano 18’

NESACS Travel Grant awarded to Krista Meserve 18’ and Francis Delano 18’

Posted by on Nov 12, 2017 in Student News |

Senior chemistry majors, Krista Meserve and Francis Delano, were recently awarded Grants In Aid (http://www.nesacs.org/awards_grants-in-aid.html) to attend and present at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans this spring. Krista Meserve has been part of Dr. Gerdon’s research team for three years while Francis has...

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Emmanuel College helps National Chemistry Week Rock!

Emmanuel College helps National Chemistry Week Rock!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Student News |

October 22nd through October 28th the country celebrated National Chemistry Week! National chemistry week is an event put on throughout the nation that encourages members of the American Chemical Society and others to raise awareness of chemistry at the local level and get people of all ages to learn ways in which chemistry is applicable to real life. Each...

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