chemistry

  • 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.

  • Sowers earns spot in MIT chemistry graduate program

    May 29, 2012

    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.

  • Celebrating Addison Ault’s 50 years at Cornell

    Mar 5, 2012

    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.

  • Chemistry Seminar by Dr. David Cwiertny

    Feb 7, 2012

    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.”

  • Plasmonic Nanomaterials for Disease Diagnostics

    Nov 29, 2011

    In this presentation on Dec. 6th, the architecture, stability, and surface chemistry of solution-phase gold and silver nanoparticles will be correlated to nanoparticle function for improved disease treatment strategies

  • SIG lecture – Engineering Metal-Organic Co-Crystals for Reversible Photochemical Reactivity

    May 11, 2011

    During his sabbatical, Charley Liberko had the opportunity to do research in the fields of crystal engineering and organic photochemistry.

  • Nuclear Energy After Japan: Worth the Risks?

    Apr 6, 2011

    In light of the recent Fukushima reactor disaster, many questions have been raised about the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear energy.

  • Emission Spectroscopy of Shocked Polymers and Dyes

    Apr 1, 2011

    Katie Brown ’06  a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign will lecture April 8th. Her research involves the use of time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy to characterize the behavior of dye molecules

  • Development of a surface-enhanced Raman sensor for the detection of environmental pollutants

    Jan 7, 2011

    On Jan 14th, Kyle Bantz ’06, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at the University of Minnesota, will discuss “Development of a surface-enhanced Raman sensor for the detection of environmental pollutants.”

  • A Chemist’s View of Nanotechnology: Small Science with a Big Impact

    Oct 25, 2010

    Professor Sarah Larsen from the University of Iowa will present a seminar on nanotechnology on Nov 2nd. Although it was unknown at the time, medieval artisans who crafted stained glass windows using small gold and silver nanoparticles were the first nanotechnologists.