Chemistry

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The 17 women presented in this poster are currently in teaching, research, or administrative positions in colleges or universities.

Opportunity

Caltech Amgen Scholars program, some of the fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. Cal tech MURF undergraduate research fellowship. Department of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati will again be hosting...
Local Outreach The chemistry faculty occasionally organizes outreach activities for students with the local Grinnell school system.  For more information, please contact Lee Sharpe. A full list of post-graduate service opportunities is available through the Community Service...
The goal of this program is to offer students educational experience in applied technology; essentially, seeking to blend idealism with realism. To qualify, eligible students must demonstrate that the internship they propose will: focus on applied science or technology;...
Grinnell College has an active local chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science. For more information about the society, please contact Grinnell's Chapter Advisor, Heriberto Hernandez-Soto.
Science Summer Research Application Form Current Listing of Research :  Hernandez-Soto Summer Research 2014 Leggans Summer Research 2014  Lyons Summer Research 2014  Marzluff Summer Research 2014 Minelli Summer Research 2014 Sharpe Summer Research 2014 Sieck Summer Research 2014

Building

The facility includes refurbished teaching and research laboratories, classroom and office space, a science library, a computer laboratory, and several study areas. The addition connects two of the wings with a courtyard in between. The building houses the departments of biology...
The facility includes refurbished teaching and research laboratories, classroom and office space, a science library, a computer laboratory, and several study areas. The addition connects two of the wings with a courtyard in between. The building houses the departments of biology...

Issue

"When you get something right in lab, it's like making a birdie or getting a one-putt," says Stephanie Spahr '14. She joins her mentor, chemistry professor Stephen Sieck, to share stories about "failed" experiments, organic chemistry, and finding success in the top programs in...

Landing Page

Instrumentation Chromatography 4 Gas Chromatographs- Capillary HP5890 SERIES II Gas Chromatograph-Thermo Trace Ultra w/mass spec detector Ultraperformance Liquid Chromatograph- Waters Acquity w/mass spec detector High Performance Liquid Chromatograph- HP1090 w/DA detector 4...
Weekly Seminars The chemistry department hosts a weekly seminar on Thursdays at noon, presented by visiting speakers, students who have completed research, and faculty members. Topics range from academic lectures to discussions about careers and research opportunities in...
SEPC (Student Educational Policy Committee) Members Send an email to one of your friendly SEPC members: Alyssa Manz '13 Jonathan Adams '13 Callie Casey '14 Stephanie Spahr '14 Elizabeth Phelan '14

News Item

Judith Klinman, professor of the graduate school and chancellor’s professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is presenting two lectures on Wednesday, Nov. 20: Scholars’ Convocation:  noon in Rosenfield Center Room 101. Chemistry Lecture: 4:15 p.m. in Noyce 2022. Both...
Judith Klinman, professor of the graduate school and chancellor’s professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is presenting two lectures on Wednesday, Nov. 20: Scholars’ Convocation:  noon in Rosenfield Center Room 101. Chemistry Lecture: 4:15 p.m. in Noyce 2022. Both...
Campus committees abound at Grinnell and are among the numerous ways for students to leave their footprint. High student participation in campus committees may be an obvious result of self-governance. */ Make Your Mark A small sample of current campus committees hints at the...
  Institutions, and not popular beliefs, cause the political and economic inequalities faced by women in the Arab world, argues Danielle Lussier, assistant professor of political science.  In “Are Arabs sexist? The institutions, perhaps, but not the people,” she, Steven Fish of...
Two Grinnell students recently won awards for research presentations at the Iowa Physiological Society (IPS) annual meeting in Des Moines. IPS provides networking opportunities for physiologists in applied research and teaching. “The IPS experience gives the students an...
Christine Ajinjeru ’14 traveled nearly 8,000 miles to get to Grinnell College. Sarah Burnell ’14 went less than 8 blocks. Despite their differences—cultural, geographic, and otherwise—or perhaps because of them, the two Academic All-American track stars have become best friends...
Christine Ajinjeru ’14 traveled nearly 8,000 miles to get to Grinnell College. Sarah Burnell ’14 went less than 8 blocks. Despite their differences—cultural, geographic, and otherwise—or perhaps because of them, the two Academic All-American track stars have become best friends...
Tweeting, the Inez Louise Henely 1914 Best in Show-winner at the 2014 Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX), is a series of 14 pieces of handmade paper with watermarks of text from Twitter. The artist, Delia Salomon ’14, explains what led her to create this work. “When I learned how...
Tweeting, the Inez Louise Henely 1914 Best in Show-winner at the 2014 Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX), is a series of 14 pieces of handmade paper with watermarks of text from Twitter. The artist, Delia Salomon ’14, explains what led her to create this work. “When I learned how...
Before classes begin, the Grinnell Science Project (GSP) brings together selected students who are interested in science and creates a community that helps them feel comfortable with college life both inside and outside the classroom. “GSP was a huge blessing. For one thing, the...
  First-year students in Martin Minelli's tutorial, The Person Behind the Discovery, are going deeper than the textbook entries to explore the personalities and background of people who've made outstanding contributions to science. They will be “studying the historical setting...
  First-year students in Martin Minelli's tutorial, The Person Behind the Discovery, are going deeper than the textbook entries to explore the personalities and background of people who've made outstanding contributions to science. They will be “studying the historical setting...
Methylmercury, a toxin that builds up in fish, has serious health consequences for humans. Elena Jaffer ’14 and Keaton Cameron-Burr ’15 spent the summer studying the production of this toxin in natural environments in a mentored advanced project with Andrew Graham, chemistry....

News Release

GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College will offer the Adult Community Exploration Series (ACES) throughout the summer with courses taught by faculty in political science, English, and chemistry. The courses are free, and registration is requested to assist instructors in preparing for...

Group Info

As a chemistry student, you’ll enjoy small classes (including introductory chemistry), significant original research experiences in our modern laboratories, wide ranging student-faculty collaboration, varying teaching methods that serve diverse learning styles, and opportunities...
As a chemistry student, you’ll enjoy small classes (including introductory chemistry), significant original research experiences in our modern laboratories, wide ranging student-faculty collaboration, varying teaching methods that serve diverse learning styles, and opportunities...

Webform

This is a common application for the Science Division, submit only one application. Application Timeline: Applications due -- 5th week in spring semester -- Friday, February 21, 2014.Notification of offers -- To be announced.Accept/decline offers -- To be announced. Start/end...