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Dr. Tom Ippoliti presents work at Bayer Material Science

January 23, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Tom Ippoliti recently gave a presentation entitled "Kinetics of Model Amine Compounds with Cyclohexyl Isocyanate" at Bayer Material Science in Pittsburgh, PA.

Tommie Media profiles Dr. Tom Ippoliti's Research

October 7, 2013

Tommie Media recently profiled the work of Tom Ippoliti and the applications of his color-changing molecules.

Chemistry Department & Libraries Work Together to Preserve Books

September 13, 2013

Meghan Talbot, a research student of Dr. Tess Guino-o recently collaborated with the UST Libraries to analyze books from the archival collection.  With Meghan's help they were able to identify a white film that had been growing on much of the collection.  They now have the clues to work toward preservation of the materials.  Please read the whole article by following the link below.

Dr. Kris Wammer presents research at annual ACS meeting

September 8, 2013 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Kris Wammer, Chemistry Department, College of Arts and Sciences, gave a talk titled “Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in a River Impacted by Agricultural and Municipal Inputs” at the 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting, held Sept. 8-12 in Indianapolis.

Tommie Media takes a closer look at the Department's new handheld X-ray fluorescence spectrometer.

September 8, 2013

Tommie Media recently sat down with Dr. Gary Mabbott to discuss the newly acquired handheld X-ray flourescence spectrometer.  The instrument has already been used to look at some items from St. Thomas art collections.

Photo of Summer 2013 ACTC Symposium

UST Hosts an ACTC Chemistry Symposium

July 17, 2013 / By: UST Chemistry Department

On July 17 the 3M Auditorium at UST was filled with slightly more than 100 chemistry and biochemistry students from six local colleges and universities, as undergraduate researchers gathered for the annual Research in Chemistry Summer Symposium. The gathering also included 28 faculty from St. Thomas, Hamline, Macalester, St. Catherine, Augsburg, and Bethel.

Chemistry Study Space

The Department has been improving study spaces.

March 17, 2013

Some of the recent improvments to the sudy and meeting spaces in the Chemistry Department were recently profiled by Tommie Media.

Dr. Justin Donato is awarded a grant from the Research Corporation

July 1, 2012 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Justin Donato received a Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement for his work titled "Shedding Light on the Mechanism of Action of an Enzyme that Confers Resistance to a Common Antimicrobial Agent."

Dr. Lisa Prevette is awarded a grant from the Research Corporation

July 1, 2012 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Dr. Lisa Prevette received a Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement for her work titled "Characterization of the Interaction Between Cell-Penetrating Compounds and Glycosaminoglycans."