Category: Chemistry

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences student senators believe changes in the student government structure will give better representation to CAS students next fall.
Cody Osborne
Landon Montgomery
Haley Schlecht
Students were elected by direct vote from students enrolled in each college on candidates who were also enrolled in their respective colleges. This year’s CAS representatives are sophomore Cody […]

Chemistry professor impresses students with dedication, commitment

Chemistry professor impresses students with dedication, commitment

It isn’t uncommon for Chemistry professor Cristina DeMeo to answer a late text message from a student asking about class lessons.
Dr. Cristina DeMeo, spending time with graduate Chemistry students, is the 2016 Recipient of the Paul Simon Award. The Award is given annually to outstanding professors. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)
It’s not unheard of to see […]

Chemistry department to host annual Probst lecture Feb. 23

Chemistry department to host annual Probst lecture Feb. 23

It’s not every day the opportunity to meet an inventor of a popular nerve treatment medication presents itself.
Dr. Richard Silverman, the inventor of the nerve treatment medication Lyrica is the 2016 Probst Lecture featured speaker. (Courtesy Photo)
SIUE Chemistry students will soon have the opportunity when Chemistry Department welcomes Dr. Richard Silverman of Northwestern University at its 40th […]

LSAMP program encourages research, participation among minority students

LSAMP program encourages research, participation among minority students

Now in its 21st year, the SIUE Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program has continued to create opportunities for African American and Latino students in the fields of science, math technology or engineering.
SIUE LSAMP students and faculty take a break during the 2015 LSAMP Student Conference hosted by Chicago State in Tinley Park. (Photo […]

39th Probst Lecture Series to feature international chemist Robinson

39th Probst Lecture Series to feature international chemist Robinson

For the 39thAnnual William J. Probst Memorial Lecture, SIUE will host internationally known chemist Gregory H. Robinson on March 16.
International chemist Robinson will present his advancements in fundamental chemistry March 16 for the 39th Probst Lecture Series. Photo courtesy of Jones.
Robinson will present his inorganic/organometallic chemistry research findings, titled “Stabilization of Highly Reactive Molecules” to […]

Stellar Student: Shelby Markel

Stellar Student: Shelby Markel

Shelby Markel doesn’t remember exactly when she decided she wanted to become a doctor.
SIUE junior Shelby Markel, a biological sciences major from Bunker Hill, comes from a line of pre med students at SIUE. Her brother, Jordan, graduated from SIUE in 2014 and her uncle, Dr. Gary Rull is also an SIUE alum. (Photo courtesy […]

Research grant provides unique learning opportunity for SIUE chemistry students

Research grant provides unique learning opportunity for SIUE chemistry students

The SIUE chemistry department received approval for a $70,000 grant from the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) for a research project led by chemistry Associate professor, Yun Lu.
The American Chemical Society awarded a $70,000 grant to fund a research project led SIUE associate chemistry professor Yun Lu.
The project, titled “Structural Effects on the […]

SIUE Chemistry Club recognized for service, activities through awards

SIUE Chemistry Club recognized for service, activities through awards

Chemistry Club logo courtesy of Luesse
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has recognized SIUE’s Chemistry Club with an Outstanding Student Chapter Award for their service and activities during the 2013-2014 academic year.
The SIUE Chemistry Club is an ACS Student Affiliates group.
Chemistry professor Sarah Luesse, advisor to the chapter, said she is very proud of the students […]

SIUE implements science training program for teachers to meet IBHE standards

SIUE implements science training program for teachers to meet IBHE standards

Through an Illinois state grant, SIUE provides training, networking, supplies and professional development to more than 100 science teachers.
Chemistry professor Sadegh Khazaeli instructs local science teachers at SIUE during workshops. Photo courtesy of Eric Voss
Chemistry professors Sadegh Khazaeli and Eric Voss co-direct the yearlong project, titled Students Learning Science through a Sustained Network of Teachers.  […]

Chemistry professor provides expertise for ACS weekly news magazine

Chemistry professor provides expertise for ACS weekly news magazine

Chemistry professor Edward Navarre and SIUE were mentioned in an international scientific publication. Navarre was refererred to for his expertise on atomic spectroscopy for an article in the American Chemical Society's weekly magazine. Photo courtesy of Navarre.
Chemistry professor Edward Navarre, the American Chemical Society’s weekly news magazine’s adviser on atomic spectroscopy, was referenced in a late March […]

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