chemistry

  • Discovery through guided inquiry

    Mar 23, 2016

    Two groups of students sit at tables, their physical chemistry activities books open before them. Each student has a role: manager, reader, or recorder. Today, they’re studying the properties of the hydrogen atom, the most basic building block in the universe.

  • Teague named resident director of Oak Ridge Science Semester

    Dec 21, 2015

    Cornell College chemistry professor Craig Teague will serve as the resident faculty director of the Oak Ridge Science Semester Program for fall 2016.

  • Hoang wins poster award

    Dec 16, 2015

    Cornell College senior Nguyet Minh “Julie” Hoang won the Best Poster Award held as part of the Oak Ridge Science Semester.

  • Cornell College Chemistry Club featured on KCRG

    Oct 21, 2015

    Students from the Cornell College Chemistry Club were featured on Cedar Rapids ABC affiliate KCRG-TV9 for holding a demonstration where they exploded pumpkins.

  • Research leads to Columbia Ph.D. program for Wang

    Jun 11, 2015

    Jihang Wang, who graduated from Cornell College in May with degrees in chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology, is pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry at Columbia University.

  • Chemistry course explores real-life CSI

    Feb 25, 2015

    In the chemistry course Real Life CSI, Professor Craig Teague offers students a chance to explore the real-world practice of forensic science and compare it to the Hollywood version.

  • Best-selling author speaking Jan. 28

    Jan 13, 2015

    Sam Kean, a best-selling science author, will speak about neuroscience and his latest book, “The Dueling Neurosurgeons,” at 11:15 a.m. on Jan. 28 at Cornell College.

  • Grant provides nuclear spectrometer

    Nov 4, 2014

    Twenty years might not seem like a long time, but when it comes to scientific equipment, it surely is.

  • Grant provides new science equipment

    Jul 30, 2014

    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.

  • Cornell, Coe share grant for scientific equipment

    May 27, 2014

    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.

  • Chemistry seminar: Sustainable Chemistry: Re-thinking chemicals

    May 5, 2014

    Prof. George Kraus from Iowa State University presented on the field of green chemistry.

  • Thedacare internship information session

    Feb 10, 2014

    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.

  • Science Cafe: Eat. Drink. Talk science.

    Feb 10, 2014

    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.

  • How to land a summer research position

    Oct 24, 2013

    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.

  • Martinez begins Ph.D. path in chemistry at Northwestern

    May 16, 2013

    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.