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The IUP Chemistry Seminar Series presents
Professor Song Lin, of Cornell University, who will discuss “Covalent
Organic Frameworks for Electrochemical
CO2 Reduction,” on October 17, 2016.
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Anne Jefferson, associate professor in the Department of Geology at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, will give the keynote presentation for the closing event of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s 2016 Research Experience for Summer Scholars. Her presentation is titled “Stopping Stormwater: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving the Urban Environment.”
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The IUP Chemistry Seminar Series presents Vijaikrishnah Elango, from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University, who will discuss “Spatial
Biodegradation of MC 252 Crude Oil and Microbial Community Structure in Oiled
Sediments in Coastal Louisiana” on April 20, 2016.
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Environmental Service Laboratories, Inc. is looking for talented professionals to join its growing team.
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The IUP Chemistry Seminar Series presents Professor Susan Gillmor of
George Washington University, who will discuss “Superbugs
and Strategies Against Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria” on October 5, 2015, in room 240 Weyandt Hall.
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The IUP Chemistry Seminar Series presents Professor Rebecca
Switzer of Bucknell University on September 14 in Weyandt Hall, room 240.
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The Student Affiliate American Chemical Society resumes its free tutoring sessions this week, Monday through Thursday, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, room 128.
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Join us August 6 at 2:00 p.m. in the PNC room of the KCAC for a keynote address and poster session featuring the 30 active undergraduate and graduates participants of the 2015 Research Experiences for Summer Scholars Program.
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Members of the IUP Chemistry Department produced scholarly work this past academic year resulting in journal articles and a book chapter.
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The 2015 Research Experience for Summer Scholars (RESS) program has selected this year’s slate of IUP students.
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A poster session detailing the outcomes of Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology and Organic Chemistry lab research will be held on Wednesday, April 22, in Weyandt Hall. All are welcome to stop by!
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The speaker this week will be Professor Sailaja Paruchuri from the University of Akron.
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The speaker this week is graduate
student Karl Mukeba. The seminar will be held in room 240 of Weyandt Hall from 3:35–4:35 p.m.
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On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, students from IUP’s Chemistry Club did lab demonstrations and donated $1,000 on a visit to the advanced chemistry class at Karns City High School.
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Rita Sarfo, a chemistry graduate student enrolled in the Professional Science Master’s in Applied and Industrial Chemistry program, will present “Entyvio (vedolizumab) for the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.”
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Faculty members of the Chemistry Department will detail aspects of their research programs to their Freshmen Chemistry students enrolled in CHEM 290 Chemistry Seminar I.
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This week's Seminar will be given by Ms. Kaitlyn Wyland from IUP's Department of Chemistry. Her talk is titled “Light activated metal complexes that covalently modify DNA.”
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Our seminar this week will be by two of our former
undergrads, Jessica Nicole and Joe Zewe, both now of Eastman
Chemical Company. “Life
After IUP” will be presented on March 20.
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Congratulations to Amy Jean Trexler on earning her Master’s of Science
in Educational Leadership from Salisbury University in December 2013.
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Brett Duell and Estefania Alba Rodriguez of the IUP Chemistry Department will present research highlights from their undergraduate research experiences on Friday, March 6.
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The Chemistry Department announces the following two
scholarships for junior chemistry and chemistry education majors: The
William I. Heard Memorial Scholarship and the Edward N. Brown Memorial
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The Chemistry Department recognizes Lourdes Herold, Charles Lake, Ronald See, and Becky Hart for their years of service at IUP.
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A recent study, following up research
by alumna Wendy Gruber under the direction of Jonathan
Southard, Chemistry Department, confirms and quantifies the presence of a toxic amino acid in the seeds that likely contributed to the death of Chris McCandless in the backcountry of Alaska. McCandless is the subject of the book Into
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Nathan McElroy from the Department of Chemistry, the second speaker of the spring semester’s Science Inspires Series, will give his presentation on March 5.
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Check out the new postings on the Chemistry Department’s Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities website.
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Professor Peter Adams of Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Civil and
Environmental Engineering will
present this seminar on February 6, 2015.
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Check out the new postings on the Chemistry Department’s Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities website.
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Carl LeBlond of the Chemistry Department has developed an editor plugin similar to the standard
Moodle mathematical equation editor, but which allows teachers and students to easily
create complex chemical equations and structures.
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Computational Chemistry server has been upgraded, and a number of new
applications are now available to IUP faculty and students.
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This Friday, there will be two Chemistry Department seminars back-to-back: “Modeling the H Bond Strength by Donor of Ph-CH3, PhNH2, PhCH2F, PhF, PhH” and “Morphine-induced trafficking of a mu-opioid receptor interacting protein in rat locus coeruleus neurons.”
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The Department of Chemistry is pleased to offer the Chemistry of CSI during the 2014 Winter Session. Watch episodes of CSI as you learn how chemistry helps solve crimes.
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Chemistry graduate student
Anderson DeBarros will present this week’s seminar on Friday, November 14.
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IUP students Brett Duell, Charles Culbertson, and
Cassandra Hanley each won Chung Soo Yoo Award at the 2014 Pittsburgh Diffraction Conference.
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On Saturday, November 1, 2014, members of the
IUP community, including several members of the colleges of Natural Science and
Mathematics and Humanities and Social Sciences, participated in the second annual 5K for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness.
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This week’s speaker will be professor
and alumnus Abraham Bandu-Tawiah, from Ohio State University, who will discuss “Accelerated Droplet Reactions: Applications in Chemical
Analysis, Synthesis, and Surface Modification” on Friday, November 7.
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Learn how the Professional Science Master's degree can open new doors in the chemical industry at the CERM Graduate School and Recruitment Fair on Friday, October 31, in Pittsburgh.
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Student Anusha Gudipudi will present “Using Aptamers for Cancer
Biomarker Discovery” at this week’s chemistry seminar on Friday, October 31.
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The Department of Chemistry is pleased to offer the Chemistry of CSI during the 2014 Winter Session. Watch episodes of CSI as you learn how chemistry helps solves crimes.
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Check out the new postings on the Chemistry Department’s Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities website. New opportunities are posted weekly.
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This week’s speaker will be Professor Marcel
Bruchez, director of
the Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center at Carnegie Mellon
University. The title of his talk on October 24 is “Targeting and Activating Dyes with Proteins:
From Cells to Model Organisms.”
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Check out the new postings on the Chemistry Department’s Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities website. New opportunities are posted weekly.
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Tomislav Pintauer will present “Highly Efficient Synthesis of
Copper(I)-Cyanide Frameworks Employing Photodecomposition of Free Radical Diazo Initiator (AIBN)” on Friday, October 3.
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Elyse Kleist, Dylan Stoy, and Justin Fair of the IUP Chemistry Department published “A Survey of Industrial Organic Chemists: Understanding the Chemical Industry’s Needs of Current Bachelor-Level Graduates” in the Journal of Chemical Education.
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The Chemistry Department invites you to a seminar led by Professor Kay Brummond of the University of Pittsburgh on Friday, September 26.
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Carl LeBlond of the Chemistry Department has developed three new Moodle
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Mike Belko, Karlye Gentzyel, Aschleigh Graham, Emily Groegler, Deena Hauze, Marcus Hewitt, Joanna Mielke, Bryce Nicholson, and Liz Stackhouse were inducted into Alpha Chi Sigma on September 16, 2014.
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Congratulations to all the Biochemistry and Chemistry students who made the spring 2015 Dean’s List.
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Karl Mukeba will present “Development of Electroless Deposition of Nickel from Alkaline Hypophosphite Baths Using Gluconate as Complexing Agent” on Friday, September 12.
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Chemistry and Biochemistry
graduate and undergraduate students are invited to a meet and greet pizza party between
12:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Friday, September 5, in 236 Weyandt.
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One faculty member was awarded tenure. Two faculty members were awarded promotion. Congratulations to all of you.
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The Central Region of the American Chemical Society will hold a regional meeting October 29 to November 1, 2014.
Regional meetings are a great venue to meet and network with other
chemical professionals and students in the area.
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Zhihong Nie, University of Maryland, will
visit faculty and students in the Department of Chemistry on Friday,
March 7, and give a presentation on “Harvesting the
Collective Properties of Nanoparticle Ensembles for Cancer
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The Liberal Studies course CHEM 105: Forensic Chemistry of C.S.I. is now being offered online during Summer I, allowing more access to this popular course.
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Two senior Chemistry majors recently presented posters of their research projects at the 245th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 7–11, 2013.
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Chemistry Professor Ronald See and his undergraduate student Daniel Kozina published an article in the February 10, 2013, issue of Journal of Coordination Chemistry.
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We are sad to report that retired Chemistry professor Neil J. Asting and his wife, Karen Asting, have died as the result of a plane crash.
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IUP Chemistry major Breeanna Mintmier and Indiana High School student Nyla Numan presented research posters at the 13th annual Student Poster Session at Drexel University on February 21, 2013.
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Professor Min Soo Lim of Slippery Rock University will meet with faculty and students in the Department of Chemistry on Friday, March 8, 2013, followed by a research presentation.
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Alan Szeto of Vincennes University will visit faculty and students in the Department of Chemistry on Thursday, March 7, 2013, followed by a research seminar at 3:30 p.m.
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Colin Ashe of Carnegie Mellon University will visit the Department of Chemistry on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, to meet with faculty and students and to discuss his research. All are welcome to attend.
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Randy Booth, of Itineris Early College High School and Utah Valley University, will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, March 1, 2013, to meet with faculty and students.
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On Friday, February 15, 2013, IUP students from Alpha Chi Sigma and the ACS Student Affiliate performed a chemical magic demonstration at Apollo Ridge Middle School.
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The Department of Chemistry will host Scott Daly of George Washington University on February 22, 2013, who will present “The Role of Metal-Ligand Covalency in Fuel Cycle Extraction Processes: A Spectroscopic Evaluation of Seaborg’s Sixty-Year-Old Hypothesis.”
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Chemistry professor John Woolcock was recognized on December 14, 2012, by the Center for Teaching Excellence, which named a university teaching award for him.
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The Department of Chemistry is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track position starting Fall 2013. A Ph.D. in Chemical Education, Chemistry, or a related field and demonstrated expertise in the area of chemical education are required.
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Michael Briggs, associate professor of Chemistry, retired from IUP at the end of August 2012.
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Four faculty members from the Department of Chemistry traveled to State College, Pa., for the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education and presented their work related to chemistry education.
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On October 12, 2012, Joseph Dinnocenzo of the University of Rochester visited faculty and students of the IUP Chemistry Department.
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All are invited to hear Reña Robinson, professor of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, discuss “Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics Techniques to Characterize Oxidatively-modified Proteins” on Friday, September 21, 2012.
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Maria Kurnikova of Carnegie Mellon University will visit faculty and students of the Department of Chemistry on Friday, September 14, 2012, before giving a research lecture. All are welcome to attend.
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Alpha Chi Sigma (Gamma Tau chapter), IUP’s award-winning professional chemistry fraternity, is now hosting rush events for the Fall 2012 class.
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The Student Affiliate American Chemical Society of IUP’s Department of Chemistry will participate in the ninth annual Family Fun Fest at the Indiana Mall on Saturday, March 24, 2012.
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On March 9, 2012, IUP alumnus Matt Grata will visit the Department of Chemistry with his high school students to view some presentations, carry out a laboratory experiment, and present results from one of their school projects.
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Rita Mihailescu, from Duquesne University, will visit the IUP Chemistry Department on Friday, March 2, 2012, to meet with faculty and students and present her research.
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Xinyu Liu, of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, will visit the IUP Chemistry Department on Friday, February 24, 2012, to meet with faculty and students before presenting a research seminar.
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The Student Affiliate American Chemical Society (ACS Club) of IUP was featured in the February–March 2012 issue of inChemistry magazine, the national trade publication for ACS student members.
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Dr. W. Seth Horne, University of Pittsburgh, will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, November 4, 2011, to visit with faculty and students before presenting a research talk.
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Dr. Tae-Hee Lee, from Penn State Unversity, will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, October 28, 2011, to present on his research on investigating single molecule biophysics.
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Members of IUP’s American Chemical Society Student Affiliate chapter will travel to the Carnegie Science Center on Saturday, October 22, 2011, to present chemical demonstrations for the annual National Chemistry Week Celebration.
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Chemistry major William Moon was selected as one the students to represent IUP at the Undergraduate Research Day at the capitol in Harrisburg on Tuesday, October 18, 2011.
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Professor Jane Jackman, from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Ohio State University, will visit the IUP Chemistry Department on Friday, October 7, 2011, and present a lecture on tRNA guanylyltransferase.
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IUP alumna Dr. Jennifer Sloppy will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, September 16, 2011, to present “Oxide Thin Films for Multiferroic Applications Studied by Transmission Electron Microscopy.”
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After thirty-five years of teaching, research, and service in the Department of Chemistry, Dr. John T. Wood retired in June 2011.
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After twenty-five years of teaching, research, and service in the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Roberta “Bobbie” Eddy retired in June 2011.
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Students and faculty members from the Department of Chemistry displayed their research during the Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology symposium on April 4, 2011.
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The Student Affiliate American Chemical Society (ACS Club) will show four short chemistry-related films to celebrate 2011: the International Year of Chemistry.
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On November 18, 2010, members of the Student Affiliate American Chemical Society visited the AP Chemistry class at Saltsburg High School, gave a brief chemistry demonstration and talked to students about IUP and chemistry, and donated $1,000 for class supplies and equipment.
Posted on 11/29/2010 11:03:39 AM
Catherine (Gumm) Brewer, who earned a B.S. in Chemistry degree in 2007, will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, November 19, 2010, to meet with faculty and students before presenting “Thermochemical Processing of Biomass for Biochar, Liquid Transportation Fuels, and Chemicals.”
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Dr. Frank Vogt, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Tennessee, will visit the IUP Department of Chemistry on Friday, November 12, 2010.
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Dr. Wendell Griffith, assistant professor of Chemistry at the University of Toledo, will discuss protein evolution at a Chemistry Department seminar October 29, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, Room 240.
Posted on 10/25/2010 3:51:40 PM
The American Chemical Society club in the Department of Chemistry will travel to the Carnegie Science Center on Saturday, October 23, 2010, to present hands-on demonstrations for children of all ages during National Chemistry Week.
Posted on 10/15/2010 3:45:44 PM
The American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter in the Department of Chemistry received a Commendable Award from the National ACS Committee on Education for its 2009–2010 club activities.
Posted on 10/5/2010 9:18:17 AM
The Journal Club will hold its first meeting for the 2010–2011 academic year on Monday, October 4, at 8:30 p.m. in Weyandt 127.
Posted on 9/29/2010 10:26:50 AM
Several Chemistry Department faculty members were granted tenure and/or promotion over Summer 2010.
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Several undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry majors held research internships over Summer 2010, and they're sharing their experiences in the Chemistry Department seminar.
Posted on 9/28/2010 9:59:32 AM
Dr. John Ford (Chemistry) was awarded a 2010 Academic Excellence and Innovation Award for the project “Improving Technology for Cellodextrin Production.” The award provides up to $10,000 for project expenditures.
Posted on 5/27/2010 1:53:55 PM
What are you doing for your summer vacation? Several chemistry and biochemistry majors in the Department of Chemistry have been successful in securing great summer research opportunities to broaden their experiences in the lab.
Posted on 5/13/2010 10:04:18 AM
On Sunday, May 9, 2010, the Department of Chemistry and the Biochemistry Program held their graduation ceremony in Weyandt 107 to celebrate and recognize the achievements of their students.
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Ee Leng Terng, a senior Biochemistry major, recently presented a research poster at the forty-first American Chemical Society Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting in Wilmington, Del., from April 10–13, 2010.
Posted on 4/30/2010 3:53:11 PM
The Department of Chemistry is now accepting applications (until June 1, 2010) for anticipated non-tenure track temporary positions for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011.
Posted on 4/26/2010 12:40:13 PM
The Student Affiliate American Chemical Society will host Ms. Dana McElroy, PA-C, on Monday, April 19, 2010, at 8:30 p.m. in Weyandt 127 to speak about the physician assistant profession.
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Dr. Michael Briggs presided at the Cognition in Chemical Education symposium at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco on March 24, 2010.
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Dr. George Long presented at the Cognition in Chemical Education symposium at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco on March 24, 2010.
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Several Chemistry and Biochemistry majors in the Department of Chemistry received recognition for their work during the fifth annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum on April 1, 2010.
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On Thursday, April 1, 2010, chemistry and biochemistry students in the Department of Chemistry will share oral and poster presentations of their research projects at IUP’s annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in the Hadley Union Building.
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Dr. Carole Dabney-Smith, of the Miami University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will visit the Department of Chemistry and give her lecture on “Import and Routing of Thylakoid Proteins” that was canceled in February.
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The February 26, 2010, Department of Chemistry seminar with guest speaker Dr. Tomislav Pintauer has been canceled due to weather. It will be rescheduled for a later date.
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Dr. Brian Stoltz (B.S. ’93), a professor of organic chemistry at Caltech, is the winner of the Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award for Organic Synthesis.
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Dr. Tomislav Pintauer, of Duquesne University, will be the Department of Chemistry’s seminar lecturer on Friday, February 26, 2010.
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Members of IUP’s Student Affiliate American Chemical Society will present three chemistry demonstrations at the Blairsville Elementary Science Fair on Thursday, February 25, 2010, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium.
Posted on 2/22/2010 9:20:40 AM
Members of IUP’s Alpha Chi Sigma chapter, the national fraternity specializing in the field of chemistry, will participate in the National Science Bowl on Saturday, February 20, 2010.
Posted on 2/18/2010 9:30:39 AM
Dr. Michael Briggs and Dr. George Long of the Department of Chemistry will present their research, “Cognitive Aspects of Inquiry Learning in Chemistry,” on Friday, February 19, 2010.
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The chemistry seminar for Friday, February, 12, 2010, has been canceled due to the weather. Dr. Carole Dabney-Smith is now tentatively scheduled to visit the department Friday, March 19.
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Dr. Carole Dabney-Smith, a biochemistry professor at Miami University, will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, February 12, 2010, to visit with faculty and students and to discuss her research with proteins.
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Dr. David Watson, a chemistry professor at University of Buffalo, will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, February 5, 2010, as a guest speaker.
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An organizational meeting for the Journal Club, hosted by Mr. Jonathan Henninger and Dr. Jonathan Southard, will be held on Monday, February 1, 2010, at 8:30 p.m. in Weyandt 127.
Posted on 1/28/2010 10:16:57 AM
The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that it will host Dr. Deborah Roess of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University on Friday, January 22, 2010.
Posted on 1/18/2010 12:37:56 PM
Dr. Gregory Ferrence (’91), an alumnus of the IUP Department of Chemistry, was named Illinois’ Professor of the Year for 2009.
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The American Chemical Society Nuclear and Radiochemistry Summer School Program is now accepting applications for a six-week, all-expenses-paid summer program at either San Jose State University or SUNY-Stony Brook.
Posted on 12/21/2009 10:28:44 AM
There is an internship lab analyst opportunity, available immediately, at CWM Environmental in Kittanning, Pa.
Posted on 12/18/2009 8:44:03 AM
Dr. Anne Kondo of the Department of Chemistry reports that her Physical Chemistry students entertained her with a chemistry-themed Christmas carol on the last day of class.
Posted on 12/15/2009 10:23:14 AM
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Dr. Jonathan Licker ’93, a research and development manager at Frito-Lay, Inc., will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, December 11, 2009, to present two seminars to faculty and students.
Posted on 12/2/2009 3:52:47 PM
IUP’s Student Affiliate American Chemical Society (ACS club) will travel to Carnegie Science Center on Saturday, October 24, 2009, to participate in National Chemistry Week events.
Posted on 10/22/2009 10:26:20 AM
Mr. Ardian (Soca) Wibowo, a 2005 graduate of the Biochemistry Program, will return to IUP on Friday, October 23, 2009, to present his research on “Structural Analysis of the Human Folate Receptor and its Implications in Drug Discovery.”
Posted on 10/19/2009 11:41:27 AM
The American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter in the Department of Chemistry was given its second Honorable Mention Award from the National ACS Office for its 2008–2009 club activities.
Posted on 10/15/2009 11:55:50 AM
Ms. Jennifer Casanova, a student in the IUP Chemistry Department, completed a Research Experience for Undergraduates for ten weeks in Summer 2009, working on a biochemistry-related question: “Identifying Binding Partners For Soluble Guanylate Cyclase (Sgc) Using Transient Transfection Into Mcf-7 Cells and Immunoprecipitation.”
Posted on 9/24/2009 2:15:00 PM
Ms. Laura Fox, a junior Chemistry major, participated in an International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) during Summer 2009. She conducted chemistry research in the analytical chemistry department of the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
Posted on 9/23/2009 1:59:36 PM
Dr. John Woolcock of the Department of Chemistry delivered a presentation at the 238th American Chemical Society meeting in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 19, 2009: “Using Crystallographic Databases in the ACA Summer Course in Small Molecule Crystallography”
Posted on 9/10/2009 10:20:18 AM
Students in the Student Affiliate American Chemical Society (ACS Club) announced that they will be offering their tutoring services again this Fall. Undergraduate upperclassmen in the club, usually majoring in chemistry or biochemistry, offer their time during weeknights to help students in freshman- and sophomore-level Chemistry courses.
Posted on 9/4/2009 5:01:38 PM
Department of Chemistry alumnus Dr. Scott Michaels (B.S., 1992) was recently granted tenure and promotion to associate professor in the Department of Biology at Indiana University at Bloomington, Ind.
Posted on 8/31/2009 11:46:08 AM
The Department of Chemistry is pleased to welcome Dr. Justin Fair, our newest faculty member.
Posted on 8/27/2009 11:44:55 AM
Dr. John Ford and Dr. Nathan McElroy, of the Department of Chemistry, were both recipients of IUP’s Academic Excellence and Innovation Award.
Posted on 6/10/2009 1:40:08 PM
Dr. John Eck, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, announced that Dr. Lawrence Kupchella (Chemistry) will take over the coordinator position for the Natural Sciences Preprofessional Program in Summer 2009.
Posted on 5/29/2009 10:39:34 AM
The Department of Chemistry held its commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 3, 2009, in Weyandt Hall to recognize those students graduating with a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science Chemistry Education, and Master of Science in chemistry.
Posted on 5/27/2009 1:56:31 PM
The Department of Chemistry held its forty-first annual Awards Ceremony and Reception on April 24, 2009. Every year, the department holds this special ceremony to award and recognize chemistry and biochemistry majors for their academic achievements.
Posted on 5/27/2009 1:38:11 PM
Dr. George R. Long, professor of Chemistry at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was recognized Wednesday for Outstanding Achievement in Curriculum and Instruction during the fifteenth annual Awards Luncheon.
Posted on 4/17/2009 3:00:16 PM
On Monday, April 13, 2009, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics held its annual Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology program in Weyandt Hall. Women students and faculty members presented their work from the past academic year at a poster session, followed by an awards ceremony.
Posted on 4/17/2009 2:49:25 PM
Students from the Chemistry Department and Biochemistry program and students working with faculty members from those programs presented their undergraduate research in the form of posters and oral presentations today at the fourth annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum.
Posted on 4/8/2009 9:13:37 AM
On Friday, April 10, 2009, the Chemistry Department welcomes Dr. Eugene Mazzola from the University of Maryland, who will give a lecture on “Structural Elucidation of Saponins from Edible Fruits.”
Posted on 4/8/2009 9:08:34 AM
Chemistry major Ms. Jennifer Casanova will be participating in a research project this summer through the University of Arizona's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.
Posted on 4/6/2009 9:52:59 AM
The Department of Chemistry is pleased to congratulate Ms. Laura Fox, a sophomore chemistry major, on her acceptance of an American Chemical Society (ACS) International Research Experiences for Undergraduates award.
Posted on 4/3/2009 9:29:53 AM
A special topics course on the chemistry of food is being offered for Fall 2009 in the Chemistry Department. CHEM 281 Food Chemistry is a three-credit, non-lab chemistry course focusing on basic and organic chemistry as it applies to food.
Posted on 3/25/2009 11:41:08 AM
Chemistry major Ms. Jennifer Beveridge has been awarded an ACS undergraduate fellowship in nuclear and radiochemistry, funded by the Department of Energy.
Posted on 3/12/2009 3:13:19 PM
On March 13, the Chemistry Department will host Dr. Claire Tessier from the University of Akron. After meeting with faculty and students, Dr. Tessier will present “Chlorophosphazenes, the Precursors to Polyphosphazenes. Are Superacids Undetected Participants in Their Chemistry?”
Posted on 3/10/2009 11:00:02 AM
Chemistry Education major Ms. Tracey Baker will be presenting on “Overhauling the General Chemistry Thermochemistry Labs” at the National Science Teachers Association Conference.
Posted on 2/26/2009 9:28:12 AM
Dr. Brian Stoltz (B.S. ’93), the Ethel Wilson Bowles & Robert Bowles Professor of Chemistry at California Institute of Technology, has been awarded the Elias J. Corey Award for Outstanding Original Contribution in Organic Synthesis by a Young Investigator.
Posted on 2/23/2009 12:04:11 PM
On February 18, members of both the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society and Alpha Chi Sigma, the professional chemistry fraternity, visited Blairsville Elementary for its second annual science fair.
Posted on 2/20/2009 9:23:04 AM
On Friday, February 20, the Chemistry Department will welcome Dr. Matthew Luderer of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. Dr. Luderer will present the seminar “Asymmetric Cyclizations Controlled by a Stereogenic Lithium and Oxidations Using Oxoammonium Salts in Aqueous Media.”
Posted on 2/17/2009 2:39:51 PM
On Friday, February 6, the University of Pittsburgh professor will meet with IUP faculty and students throughout the day and finish with a seminar titled “Atomistic Simulations of Natively Unfolded Proteins.”
Posted on 2/4/2009 9:38:01 AM
Several students enrolled in CHEM 301 (Introduction to Chemical Research) presented their research proposals in poster form on December 10. Faculty and students visited with each participant and asked questions about the proposals.
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