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  • Concrete Pour #1
    The first of four overnight concrete pours took place within the construction site on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Over the course of 16 hours, 150 concrete mixer trucks entered and exited Emmanuel’s campus. These trucks delivered 1,480 yards of concrete. It is essential that the placement of the concrete be ... read more
    Source: New Residence HallPublished on 2016-12-09
  • Forensic Science Internships
      Adrianna  Durocher ‘17      Adrianna interned during the summer at the Boston Police Department. Adrianna said the internship was a "good experience in the forensics field." She participated various tasks such as moving files (some even dating back to the 1950's), taking pictures, examining guns, bullets, knives, and packing ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2016-12-07
  • La Zampa.it
    In attesa del referendum costituzionale, ci concediamo un interludio piacevole, e vi presentiamo la zampa.it, una sezione della Stampa dedicata a notizie sugli animali. Come per esempio la storia di Dimitri, un ragazzino torinese che ha superato la paura del dentista grazie alla pet therapy. "Ormai da due anni Dimitri ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2016-11-27
  • Krista Meserve ’18 – New Experiments!
    One of my favorite things about research is getting to use instruments that I wouldn’t have gotten to use otherwise. Last week, I learned how to use the Dynamic Light Scattering instrument (pictured here). DLS utilizes the scattering of light by a particle in solution to calculate the radius of ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2016-11-27
  • An interview with Darren Cornell
    Darren is from Woburn, Ma and was drawn to Emmanuel not only for its location, but also the amazing faculty and challenging course work which he said greatly prepared him for life in a working world. When asked what made him want to study chemistry, Darren easily pinpointed a ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2016-11-24
  • We’re Diggin’ It
    Excavation is well underway and the construction crew has been diggin' the fall weather. Once the phase is complete, over 40 million pounds of soil will have been removed from the site. ... read more
    Source: New Residence HallPublished on 2016-11-18
  • An Afternoon Tea with Jean Watson – Thank You!
    A few weeks ago, the Department of Nursing hosted an Afternoon Tea with Jean Watson. The event was a great success and we were so honored to have Jean Watson join our campus community for an afternoon. Thank you to our gracious guest and to all that attended! Please see ... read more
    Source: Graduate and Professional ProgramsPublished on 2016-11-17
  • Boom-Town
    Emmanuel is not only in the heart of the world’s greatest college town—it is an integral part of one of Boston’s most dynamic and growing neighborhoods. The latest issue of Emmanuel’s Magazine explores recent developments in the Fenway and the Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA) that are attracting investors ... read more
    Source: New Residence HallPublished on 2016-11-15
  • Jason Miech ’18 – Big Man on Campus
    Emmanuel College junior Jason Miech participated in the Big Man on Campus competition in memory of Dr. Christine Jaworek-Lopes.  All proceeds from the event will go towards colon cancer research and awareness efforts. Jason got "runner-up" while David Tracy, a fellow chemistry major, won it all! ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2016-11-14
  • L’italiano piace
    "... nell’ultimo anno 600 mila persone in più nel mondo hanno deciso di imparare questa strana lingua, un aumento del 35% che ha portato il numero degli studenti all’estero a quasi due milioni e 300 mila. Nel 2014 l’italiano è stata la quarta lingua più studiata al mondo, ed era ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2016-11-12
  • Arte, libri e industria creativa: il paese ideale è in Calabria
    Viaggio a Soveria Mannelli, comune modello studiato anche all’estero Per tentare di comprendere l’anomalia di Soveria Mannelli si è scomodata anche l’ambasciata cinese che ha spedito fra i boschi della Sila una sua delegazione. Obiettivo della missione carpire il segreto di un paesino di appena tremila anime situato nel cuore ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2016-11-11
  • May Le ’15 talks about collaboration at Harpoon Brewery
      May Le ‘15 recently visited Emmanuel to talk to the CHEM-1308 - Instrumental Methods of Analysis class about her job with Harpoon Brewery. The class is collaborating with May to help her team measure levels of a flavor chemical called Diacetyl in fermenting beer. Harpoon Brewery is located ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2016-11-07
  • Aren Gerdon and students publish paper on Dynamic Interactions of Amelogenin with Hydroxyapatite
    Congratulations to Chris Connelly '15, Tom Cicuto '14, Jason Levitt '14, and Alex Petty '12 on their recent publication on how the "Dynamic interactions of amelogenin with hydroxyapatite surfaces are dependent on protein phosphorylation and solution pH." Check out their paper here!   ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2016-11-07
  • Gli italiani “preferiscono” la mamma: il 67% degli under 35 vive a casa
    Meno poeti, santi e navigatori, ma sicuramente più mammoni. Colpa della crisi, ma anche di una cultura che non ha paragoni nel resto del mondo, il 67,3% degli italiani tra 18 e i 34 anni vive ancora in casa dei genitori.Un trend che non accenna a invertire la rotta ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2016-11-05
  • Aiuto, arrivano i nonni
    Mio figlio ha solo otto mesi e io già non sfango più i nonni: mi passerà? -Giuditta Quando ho letto la tua domanda sono scoppiato a ridere. E l’ho mandata a un amico con cui stavo chattando, che ha risposto: “Ahaha, ‘sfango’ vince il premio di parola del giorno!”. ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2016-11-05