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News: October 2008

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Chemistry Club Presents Demonstrations at Carnegie Science Center

For the fourth consecutive year, members of IUP’s Student Affiliate American Chemical Society (ACS Club) traveled to the Carnegie Science Center (CSC) to participate in ChemFest.

Posted on 10/27/2008 9:39:59 AM

Chemistry to Host Dr. Wiley Youngs (U. Akron)

On Friday, October 24, the Department of Chemistry will host Dr. Wiley Youngs from the University of Akron.  Dr. Youngs will meet with faculty and students of the department during the day to discuss research, and will give a guest lecture.

Posted on 10/23/2008 11:52:42 AM

Chemistry to Host Dr. David McCamant (U. Rochester)

On Friday, October 17, the Department of Chemistry will host Dr. David McCamant from the University of Rochester.  McCamant will meet with faculty and students to discuss research, and will give a guest lecture at the department’s weekly seminar series

Posted on 10/14/2008 1:02:53 PM

Chemistry Faculty Awarded NSF Grant

Dr. Mike Brigss and Dr. George Long were awarded a National Science Foundation grant of $148,000 to support research into a method of evaluating teaching methods based on the theoretical concept of construction of mental models of chemical concepts.

Posted on 10/13/2008 8:56:43 AM

Alumni News: Catie (Gumm) Brewer Awarded NSF Fellowship

Ms. Catie (Gumm) Brewer, a 2007 graduate now in a Ph.D. program at Iowa State University, was recently awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

Posted on 10/9/2008 3:27:26 PM

Dr. Frank Bright (SUNY-Buffalo) To Speak Oct. 10

Dr. Frank Bright from SUNY Buffalo will be our guest seminar speaker on Friday, Oct. 10 in Weyandt 240. His talk will be "Xerogels A Platform for Chemical Sensors." The presentation begins at 3:30 p.m.

Posted on 10/7/2008 12:13:48 PM

Entry Level Analytical Chemist Position Available

Position at Petrolia Plant performing analyses and tests in connection with raw material evaluation, quality control, process control and process improvement in the white oil, Sulfonate, petrolatum, wax hydrogenation and environmental areas of the plant.

Posted on 10/3/2008 10:39:37 AM

Undergraduate Chemistry Seminars on October 3

Join us October 3 in Weyandt Hall, Room 240, as four Chemistry undergraduate students present some of their summer research.

Posted on 10/1/2008 1:30:53 PM

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