The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has given Cornell College a $200,000 grant toward the purchase of a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer, an advanced piece of scientific equipment that will allow students perform more in-depth, hands-on research.
Coe College and Cornell College have jointly received a $10,000 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant award to help purchase a new scientific instrument that will aid in a wide variety of experiments.
Prof. George Kraus from Iowa State University presented on the field of green chemistry.
Dimensions is currently recruiting for a paid ($15/Hr) summer internship at the Thedacare Center for Healthcare Value in Appleton, Wisconsin. The internship is open to students in all majors, but is designed for students who are interested in healthcare, particularly in the areas of healthcare policy, administration and delivery.
Dr. Gabriele Ludewig of the University of Iowa College of Public Health will lead an informal discussion about hazardous chemicals, the environment and the potential impact on your health.
We’ll discuss how research experience will help your development as a scientist, how to locate and apply for campus and off-campus opportunities, and provide you with a packet of information which includes a spreadsheet highlighting external research competitions, a sample resume and personal statement, and rules of etiquette for requesting a letter of recommendation. Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Shaw conference room in Thomas Commons.
Jose Martinez credits early guidance in his chemistry courses for providing the skills he used to earn two high-level internships and a spot in Northwestern University’s doctoral program.
Molly Sowers discovered a love for chemistry at Cornell and begins graduate studies at MIT in 2012. She credits Cornell faculty for providing inspiration and the preparation necessary to excel in a high-level internship at the University of Nebraska.
Longtime chemistry professor Addison Ault is retiring after 50 years at Cornell. The chemistry department is holding a celebration April 14 to honor his impact on generations of students.
Dr. David Cwiertny, assistant professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Iowa, will give a lecture on Feb titled “From Treatment Technologies to Pollutant Fate: Interfacial Processes and Materials Applications in Environmental Engineering and Chemistry.”