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    The Chemistry & Biochemistry Department is on the Approved List of the American Chemical Society (ACS), a distinction earned by fewer than half of the nation’s chemistry departments. Courses are taught by dedicated professors who hold Ph.D.s in a specific area of chemistry specialization and are highly active in independent research projects, although their primary interest and responsibility is offering excellent classroom instruction, overseeing student research and assisting students outside of the classroom.

    Students have outstanding research opportunities—including immersive faculty-mentored research projects; access to well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories, extensive scientific instrumentation, computer facilities and a rich chemistry library; and forums to present their results at regional and/or national professional conferences. Graduates are poised to excel in graduate school and in fascinating career areas such as medical discoveries in the health technologies, computer technology, clothing and textiles, foods and nutrition research, industrial research and materials sciences.

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  • Physics in Life topic of March 28 seminar

    Friday, March 28 | 3-3:50 p.m. | 325 Hagen Hall MSUM Physics and Astronomy seminar series presents “Physics in Life, AFTER , A “lifetime” in Physics,” featuring Bruce Flaig (1972, Physics & Chemistry). Flaig writes about his presentation: Or, “How I’ve tried to use physics throughout a life that never quite went in the direction [...]

    Local scientist to deliver polymer seminar Friday

    Effect of polymer structure on properties and their applications Friday, March 28 | 2 p.m. | SL 102 Featuring: Neena Ravindran, Ph.D., Principal R&D Scientist, Tecton Products, Fargo, N.D. This talk will focus on structure-property relationships in coating systems based on unsaturated polyester chemistry and their effect on end-use properties. Examples of applications will include [...]

    Chemistry & Biochemistry students present at national ACS meeting

    Eight student members of the Chemistry & Biochemistry Club presented their research and community involvement work at the 247th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, Texas. In addition to presenting posters, the students participated in a number of career preparation and networking workshops presented by the ACS, and got to [...]

    Brain scientist to speak on brain mapping

    Explores way we receive and process media information and communicate emotions Dr. Nelson Klahr, a computational neuroscientist currently teaching at Brooks Debartolo Collegiate High School in Tampa, Fla., will speak at Minnesota State University Moorhead Wednesday, March 12 at 1:30 p.m. in Langseth Hall 102. The title of his talk is “Investigation of the Common [...]

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