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Scholarship Opportunities for Junior Chemistry and Chemistry Education Majors

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 Scholarship.

Posted on 2/25/2015 5:37:12 PM

Chemistry Department Members Recognized for Years of Service

The Chemistry Department recognizes Lourdes Herold, Charles Lake, Ronald See, and Becky Hart for their years of service at IUP.  

Posted on 2/24/2015 8:27:04 PM

Research Sheds Light on Toxin in Seeds Eaten by McCandless

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 the Wild.

Posted on 2/23/2015 11:52:26 AM

McElroy to Speak on “Water Quality Issues in Southwestern Pennsylvania” at Science Inspires Series

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.

Posted on 2/20/2015 4:19:12 PM

New Local Full- and Part-Time Chemistry-Related Jobs Posted

Check out the new postings on the Chemistry Department’s Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities website.

Posted on 2/18/2015 8:56:24 PM

Chemistry Department Seminar: “Albiglutide: A GLP-1 Receptor Agonist for Type 2 Diabetes”

Emily Hoffman, a student of the Professional Science Master’s program, will present this seminar on Friday, February 13.

Posted on 2/10/2015 7:50:08 AM

Chemistry Seminar: “Chemistry and Microphysics of Cloud-Nucleating Particles”

Professor Peter Adams of Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will present this seminar on February 6, 2015.

Posted on 2/3/2015 8:03:00 AM

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