Chemistry News


Lycoming breaks ground for new Lynn Science Center

Lycoming College celebrated the groundbreaking for its new Lynn Science Center on June 18. The three-level, 26,000-square-foot facility will connect to the north end of the existing Heim Biology and Chemistry Building and will include a planetarium, classrooms, research and teaching labs, computer labs, faculty offices, student lounges and an atrium. Board chair Peter Lynn ’69 and his wife, Joyce, have made the leadership gift for the facility, which is expected to open for the 2015 fall semester.

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Math and Science Saturday to be held at Lycoming

Lycoming College will host a Math and Science Saturday for high school sophomores and juniors March 22 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The open house offers prospective students and their families an opportunity to explore the college’s biology, chemistry, astronomy and physics, and mathematics departments, as well as special programs, such as pre-medicine.

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Lycoming students present research at University of Maryland symposium

Six Lycoming College students recently presented their research at the University of Maryland Baltimore County Undergraduate Research Symposium. They were accompanied by Charles Mahler, Ph.D., chemistry professor, and Jeff Newman, Ph.D., professor and chair of the biology department.

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Chemistry students participate in summer research

The Lycoming College Department of Chemistry is hosting five students this year for its summer research program and four students will be involved in off-campus internship and research opportunities.

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Two faculty members part of state science, technology educational partnership

Lycoming College recently hosted a meeting and planning session for the Pennsylvania Multi-Region Math Science STEM Partnership Project, an approximately $4.2 million three-year grant that will educate teachers across the state for professional development in science and math common core standards.

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Chemistry students perform experiments

Lycoming College junior and senior chemistry majors recently gave a demonstration colloquium featuring a variety of experiments.

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Student receives national microbiology award

Lycoming College senior Jordan Krebs was a 2012 award recipient of the American Society for Microbiology's (ASM) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program.

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Chemistry students conducting summer research

The Lycoming College Chemistry Department is hosting five students this year for its summer research program.

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Chemistry professor awarded grant for student research

Dr. Chriss McDonald, professor of chemistry at Lycoming College, has been approved for a $65,000 grant from the Petroleum Research Fund, administered by the American Chemical Society.

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Biology students attend Academy of Science Meeting

Lycoming College biology students Brianna Lutz, Jordan Krebs, Jessica Lehman and Dillon Snyder attended the 88th Annual Pennsylvania Academy of Science Meeting at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa., March 30-April 1.

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Science Saturday for prospective students to be held Sept. 24

Lycoming College will host its annual Science Saturday Open House on Sept. 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The program offers prospective students an inside look at the College's astronomy, biology, chemistry and physics departments and programs such as pre-medicine and environmental science.

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Geologists to lead discussion on Marcellus Gas Drilling

The Lycoming College Clean Water Institute and the Responsible Drilling Alliance will co-sponsor a discussion on Marcellus Gas Drilling on Friday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in the College's Academic Center D-001. Geologists Dr. Michel C. Boufadel and Dr. Anthony Ingraffea will be presenting their perspectives on drilling issues as they discuss hydrofracking.

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Clean Water Institute to co-host program on Marcellus Shale gas issues

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Executive Director John Arway will lead a discussion on the Marcellus Shale development during an event hosted by Susquehanna Chapter Trout Unlimited and the Lycoming College Clean Water Institute on Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in Room D-001 of the College's Academic Center. William Worobec, president of the PFBC Board of Commissioners, will also be in attendance.

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