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  • Career in Chemistry: New focus and opportunities for EC Chemistry Major
    A Major in Chemistry - what can you do with that? How do I find a meaningful and fulfilling career that puts this amazing theory and skill to good use? We hear these questions often in the Department of Chemistry and Physics and we are excited to share a new ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2018-12-18
  • In Italia l’ascensore sociale non funziona
    L’ascensore sociale in Italia non funziona molto, anzi forse si è rotto. Secondo uno studio dei ricercatori della Banca d’Italia, istruzione, reddito da lavoro e ricchezza continuano a ereditarsi da genitori ai figli, con una tendenza tornata in aumento negli ultimi anni e che portano il nostro paese fra quelli ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-12-16
  • Final Exams and a Semester of Success
    Final Exams at Emmanuel College have begun and students are working hard to put one last flourish and one last stamp of success on their coursework and education this semester. As we wade through piles of review sheets, semester papers, and open-ended exam questions, don't forget all the triumphs, challenges, ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2018-12-13
  • GRAB LAB prepares for finals and lessons from A.A. Milne
    Final Exams are less than two weeks away and all students on campus are starting to pick up the pace to finish their coursework strong. Research members of the GRAB Lab are no exception and our lab group meeting of the semester is coming up next week. Does that mean ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-11-30
  • Qualità della vita nelle città italiane
    Con questo articolo  vogliamo invitarvi  a girare per l'Italia  e a rinforzare la vostra conoscenza geografica del nostro paese. Sapreste dove collocare le città di cui si parla nell'articolo? Probabilmente tutti conoscono Roma, Milano, Firenze e Venezia. Ma Bolzano e Vibo Valentia, la prima e l'ultima in graduatoria, sapete dove ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-11-25
  • Una ragazza geniale
    In questi giorni le donne stanno facendo notizia. Sono state promosse da donne, infatti, le due manifestazioni recenti più significative (SI TAV a Torino, vedi qui,  e Roma dice basta). Vogliamo però presentare una ragazza "geniale", una diciottenne torinese, prima italiana a parlare al TED di New York. «Ero sicura ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-11-18
  • Stephanie Colon ’20 – Relaxation and Research
    After shadowing Jake for a couple of weeks and working with calcium phosphate, Stephanie has now started her own experiments having to do with calcium carbonate. This calcium carbonate experiment requires some serious pipetting skills and masterful organization. This allows Stephanie to get away from the stress of every day ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-11-16
  • Connor Barr ’19 – Cleaning up Boston
    While many of the GRAB Lab students work on cutting edge biomineralization research, others work throughout Boston on environmental issues plaguing the city. Connor is continuing a lab completed at Emmanuel College in the Analytical Chemistry course where the Muddy River of Boston was tested for heavy metals. The lab ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-11-09
  • Marielle Percuoco ’19 – GRAB Lab Halloween
    The students of GRAB Lab have had reason to celebrate with Halloween, the Red Sox World Series win, and National Chemistry Week! The Emmanuel College Chemistry Club hosted a pumpkin carving event in the spirit Halloween. As the secretary of Chemistry Club and a member of the research team, Marielle ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-11-02
  • A world of possibilities in the School of Sciences and Health
    On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, students and faculty were able to come together in the Cardinal Cushing Library to have a forum-based discussion involving the opportunities found within the School of Sciences and Health at Emmanuel College. The panelists consisted of Emmanuel's esteemed Faculty members, included Dr. Benjamin Allen an ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2018-10-31
  • Katarina Kozicki ‘21 – Working in more than just the research lab
    When the students of GRAB lab are not in class, studying, or doing research, many of them work as lab assistants. Katarina works as a lab assistant in a general chemistry lab and this week the students were creating their own abbreviated activity series. Working as a lab assistant is ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-10-29
  • Alex Paige ’20 – Save the sea life
    After researching the morphology of calcium phosphate, Alex will now move onto studying calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate is a common mineral found in the ocean. With increasing climate change, more carbon dioxide is absorbed in the seawater, causing chemical reactions to occur that lower the pH of the ocean and ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-10-29
  • The Toys You Grow Up With
    How Emmanuel College students are using LEGOs to challenge traditional materials and tools used in experiments. LEGOs, for some a toy from a distant past, but for the students in Dr. Aren Gerdon’s Instrumental Methods of Analysis class, Legos are helping lay down the “building blocks” for a new kind ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2018-10-19
  • Ryder Cup, Molinari: “È il team più forte in cui abbia giocato”
    Ringraziamo Justin Evans per tenerci regolarmente informate sui primati sportivi italiani. Ecco l'ultimo interessante articolo che ci ha proposto. Alla fine la festa esplode sul prato davanti agli spogliatoi. Lì, dove venivano a provare le buche quando la tensione saliva troppo, adesso i magnifici 12 dell’Europa della Ryder Cup si ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-10-15
  • L’amica geniale in TV
    La serie TV tratta dalla tetralogia della Ferrante  (letta da oltre cinque milioni di persone in 50 Paesi) è attesa in tutto il mondo e inaugura la collaborazione della Rai con la rete di avanguardia americana Hbo. E' diretta da Saverio Costanzo. La prima stagione, di otto episodi, ruoterà attorno ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-10-15