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by Scott Donnelly
Wed, 07/31/2019 - 13:50

The history of the world is joined at the hip to the elements comprising the periodic table. The rise and fall of geopolitical empires, the quest to colonize new lands, the ballerina of regional and global diplomacy, the relentless exploitation of the natural landscape, and the driving force of world commerce past, present, and future- and not to mention what's in your refrigerator, pantry, on your person, and in your garbage can- all have the same starting point- the periodic table.

 

Recent activity: 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Ryan Johnson
Sun, 07/21/2019 - 06:39

Meily-Swallow Hall Theatre
7:30-9:00pm, Tuesday, July 23rd

Recent activity: 3 weeks 2 days ago
by Scott Donnelly
Tue, 07/16/2019 - 02:00

Do you have a unique way that you partner with your students, other faculty, universities, businesses, local high schools, surrounding community, etc. to achieve student success? Are you using innovative approaches inside and/or outside of the classroom? We want you to come share your ideas about what you are doing and your successes! And high school chemistry faculty are welcome and registration for high school chemistry faculty is FREE!

Recent activity: 1 month 6 days ago
by Scott Donnelly
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 14:00

Attention two year college faculty in their first, second, or third year of appointment. Check out an inspiring professional development opportunity whose major focus is the incorporation of evidence-based active learning strategies in your lecture and lab courses. Click on the title for more details.  

Recent activity: 1 month 2 weeks ago
by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 19:01

ChemEd 2019 will take place July 21 through July 25, 2019. ChemEd X will be there! Will you?

Recent activity: 1 week 4 days ago
by Chad Husting
Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:16

A quick shout out about ChemEd 2019 and just a few of the workshops, labs and presentations that are being prepared for the conference!

Recent activity: 2 weeks 4 days ago
by Sibrina Collins
Mon, 06/03/2019 - 17:21

Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center recently collaborated with students enrolled in the Media Communications Program to develop a new 30-min student film, Women Untold, which celebrates the important contributions of three women of color in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Recent activity: 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Scott Donnelly
Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:32

Interested in perhaps changing how you teach certain chemistry topics? Looking for relevancy to connect chemistry theory to applications? Take a look at the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science collection (free downloads) housed at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo).

Recent activity: 2 months 3 weeks ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Tue, 05/28/2019 - 06:18

This two-day workshop is designed to prepare teacher leaders to begin the work of facilitating workshops on how to transition to NYSSLS which is the New York State version of NGSS. The goal of the workshop is to bring together teacher leaders and provide them with multiple ideas and resources to share with other educators in their home schools/regions.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 4 days ago
by Scott Donnelly
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 16:08

Bill Hammack, Michael Faraday, and the timeless beauty of the science behind the combustion of a candle. "There is no more open door by which you can enter into the study of science than by considering the physical phenomena of a candle," Michael Faraday.

Recent activity: 3 months 2 weeks ago