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CHEM 105 Forensic Chemistry of CSI is Online for Summer I

The exciting liberal studies course CHEM 105: Forensic Chemistry of CSI is now being offered online during Summer I allowing more access to the popular course. 

Posted on 4/11/2014 11:09:46 AM

LeBlond Publishes New Moodle Question Types for Chemistry

Carl LeBlond of the Department of Chemistry has published four new question types for teaching and assessing students in chemistry. These question types were designed for the open source LMS Moodle and are available for download.

Posted on 4/10/2014 2:47:12 PM

Karimi and LeBlond Publish on Fracturing and Failure of Materials

Majid Karimi (Physics) and Carl LeBlond (Chemistry) published “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Brittle Fracture in fcc Crystalline Materials in the Presence of Defects” in the journal Computational Materials Science. 

Posted on 4/10/2014 2:44:01 PM

Brummond to Discuss Biologically Relevant Compounds

Professor Kay Brummond of the University of Pittsburgh will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, April 4, to meet with faculty and students and to present her research.

Posted on 4/2/2014 3:06:45 PM

Nie to Discuss Nanoparticle Ensembles

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 Theranostics.” 

Posted on 3/5/2014 10:35:05 AM

CMU’s Bruchez to Speak on Subcellular Surveillance

Marcel Bruchez of Carnegie Mellon University will visit the Department of Chemistry on Friday, February 21, to present “Subcellular Surveillance Using Genetically Targeted Chemical Sensors” as part of the Chemistry Seminar Series.

Posted on 2/20/2014 9:57:50 AM

Spring Chemistry Seminar Series Begins Friday

The Department of Chemistry’s Seminar Series begins on Friday, February 14, 2014, with a presentation from student Kaitlynn Young.

Posted on 2/11/2014 9:33:38 AM

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