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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

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

High School Chemistry Students Presenting Research in Weyandt

On Monday, December 9, 2013, Phil Palko will bring 40 of his Indiana Area High School chemistry students to Weyandt Hall to run experiments and present research posters.

Posted on 12/6/2013 9:42:09 AM

Southard Assists Investigation into Death of Chris McCandless

Jonathan Southard, Department of Chemistry, and his student analyzed seeds from Alaskan plants as part of an investigation into the mysterious death of Chris McCandless, who was found dead in September 1992 near Denali National Park in Alaska.

Posted on 9/26/2013 11:52:26 AM

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