The Council for Undergraduate Research has featured the Ursinus FUTURE program, which brings students from groups less likely to pursue careers in the sciences into laboratories before they start college or at the end of their first year. Read More
The Department of Chemistry seminar for the fall 2013 semester features the following visiting scientists.
Monday, September 9, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
Prof. Jon Rudick of Stony Brook University
“Bioinspired and Biohybrid Molecular Architectures for Soft Materials.”
Monday, September 30, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
Prof. Ray Schaak of Pennsylvania State University
“Total Synthesis of Un-Natural Products: Chemical Concepts for Designing Complex Nanoscale Solids”
Friday, October 25, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
Prof. Andrea Martin of Widener University
“Binuclear Transition Metal Complexes of Macrocyclic Ligands”
Monday, November 4, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
Prof. Alan Grossfield of University of Rochester Medical Center
“Multiscale Modeling of G protein-coupled Receptors”
Professor of Chemistry Mark Ellison’s research with scientists from the Massachusetts Instittute of Technology and Seoul University in Korea has been featured in various scientific publications. Read More
Dr. Codrina V. Popescu, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received continuing funding from the National Science Foundation for her interdisciplinary projects in Mössbauer spectroscopy of iron proteins. This new award is funded by the Chemistry of Life Processes Program in the Chemistry Division and the Molecular Biophysics program in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB). Read More
Ursinus College’s Center for Science and the Common Good presented NASA astronaut Bernard A. Harris Jr. M.D. Sept. 3 in the Lenfest Theater in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Read More
Imagine a needle so tiny that it could deliver a dose of medicine to a single cell.That same needle, according to Ursinus Associate Professor of Chemistry Mark Ellison, could detect intracellular substances and find diseases long before symptoms arise. Read More
Mark Ellison, Associate Professor of Chemistry, is a panelist at an upcoming forum discussing thought-provoking questions in religion and science. “Creation or Big Bang Theory: A Forum on Religion and Science” at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 121 Church St., Phoenixville, will take place May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. Read More
Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Biology majors traveled with chemistry faculty to Lebanon Valley College to present their research at the 77th annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention April 13. Read More
Grace Soloff was elected as Ursinus’ first member of Chi Omega Lambda, the National Honor Society for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Grace, of Collegeville, Pa., was one of 16 students elected nationwide.
Dr. Jennifer Mass, Senior Scientist and Laboratory Director of the Scientific Research and Analysis Laboratory at the University of Delaware’s Winterthur Museum, will present a lecture on April 5 at 12:15 p.m. in Pfahler 208. The title of the talk is “The Synchrotron and the Masterpiece: Uncovering Vanishing Images in Paintings Using X-Ray Fluorescence and Absorption Spectroscopies.” Read More