Chemistry and biology student projects were showcased at the Natural Science Division Senior Symposium on Wednesday in the Campus Center.
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Roughly 30 people attended the Natural Science Division Senior Symposium in LaFetra Lecture Hall Wednesday.
Although the chemistry department at the University of La Verne consists of only four faculty members and 70 students, the research they do is anything but small.
Being the youngest member of a research group might intimidate some people, but for Katie Rosenthal, junior chemistry major, this minor detail only motivated her to keep working toward her personal goal as a scientist.
Long-time chemistry professor Dr. Ernest Ikenberry died in his home at Hillcrest retirement community on Oct. 30. He was 89.
After working with students and chemicals in the lab, Mark Nelson, professor of chemistry, heads home to his workshop where he creates prize-winning stained glass pieces.
Roberto Morales, assistant professor of chemistry, discussed the research he and students have been working on in his lecture “Synthesis and Characterization of Metallic Nanoparticles for Catalytic Applications.”
Greg Dewey, interim provost and professor of chemistry, conducted a faculty lecture titled “Network Theory in Biology,” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Students and faculty gathered in the Fasnacht Court for the reception for the installation of the newest scientific equipment at the University of La Verne on Nov. 1.
Iraj Parchamazad, professor and chair of the chemistry department, stood in shock when he walked into the custom-made Nuclear Magnetic Resonance laboratory, and discovered that the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer had been turned off.