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  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
    The construction team has worked their way up to the 13th floor! At this rate, the building will be topped off by August. Below are some action shots of crew members working hard on a beautiful summer day in Boston. Each member plays an important role in this massive project. ... read more
    Source: New Residence HallPublished on 2017-06-19
  • Jake Shlaferman ’19 – the G-quadruplex
    During his summer research, Jake is studying how a G-quadruplex in DNA affects calcium phosphate mineralization. These mineralization experiments (like the one shown above), are prepared in 96-well plates and put in a plate reader to measure absorbance over time. He hypothesizes that the presence of a G-quadruplex should promote ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2017-06-14
  • Bobby Tzepos ’18 – nanoparticle synthesis
    Rising senior Bobby Tzepos finally starts to finish up the optimization for the electrochemical technique to detect Co(III)-protoporphyrin IX in our early-detection malaria scheme!  Next, he’s on to nanoparticle synthesis of CoPPIX, which is then going to be used to conjugate an antibody specific to the malaria protein to determine ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2017-06-01
  • Going All In (and Not Leaving)
    Having graduated just about two weeks ago, my blog posts are coming to an end, but I thought I'd leave my readers with some final thoughts. Last post, I talked a little bit about my impending doom and not being sure what would happen after graduating from Emmanuel. Well, as ... read more
    Source: Going All InPublished on 2017-05-30
  • Summer 2017 Student Newsletter
    Summer 2017 Student Newsletter Greetings! Welcome to the Summer 2017 semester!  We hope that you are looking forward to some fun in the sun this summer! Please review the below announcements as there is important information that is relevant to ALL students. New! – Summer 2 2017 and Fall 2017 ... read more
    Source: Graduate and Professional ProgramsPublished on 2017-05-25
  • Jason Miech ’18 – A tradition of laminar flow
    The first week of summer research for rising senior Jason Miech has gone well. Here he uses the protonation of quinine by sulfuric acid to produce a fluorescent product. This allows for visualization of mixing and measurement of laminar flow in microfluidic cell designs. This design is called the "trident"!The ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2017-05-24
  • As one door closes, another opens…
    As our Commencement season comes to an end, we want to express a heartfelt congratulations to the Class of 2017 on their recent graduation! We had a number of great events, with the culmination being the 95th Emmanuel College Commencement on Saturday, May 13th. On May 11th, two days before ... read more
    Source: Graduate and Professional ProgramsPublished on 2017-05-23
  • Krista Meserve ’18 – Summer Research Begins!
    As spring semester came to a close and we had to say good-bye to our seniors, we got to look forward to summer research! We kicked off our first day of research with the annual first lunch at Tasty Burger. This summer we have five students conducting very important experiments ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2017-05-18
  • Distinction and Honors
    The faculty of the Department of Chemistry and Physics are pleased to recognize the achievements of all majors, particularly the Seniors, our Distinction in the Field Candidate, our new Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honor Society inductees, our Department Award winners, and recent inductees to the Sigma Xi Research Honor Society. ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2017-05-18
  • Emmanuel Offers College Students Summer Housing in Boston’s Dynamic Fenway Neighborhood
    This summer, Emmanuel College will open its residence hall doors to undergraduate and graduate students from Emmanuel and other colleges and universities who are taking courses, interning or working in the Boston area for the summer. Summer housing options are located in the heart of the city and conveniently located near ... read more
    Source: Published on 2017-05-15
  • Alternative Spring Break Phoenix 2017
    In 2016, I spent my spring break in New Orleans through EC Alternative Spring Break, frequently abbreviated as ASB. The trip was so transformative for me that I eagerly applied to be part of ASB once again this year. I was one of 19 students who was part of the ... read more
    Source: Going All InPublished on 2017-05-12
  • Set Your Sights High!
    Emmanuel's logo was placed at the top of the stairwell on the new residence hall. Now the site of this exciting project can be pointed out from miles away!The post Set Your Sights High! appeared first on New Residence Hall Blog. ... read more
    Source: New Residence HallPublished on 2017-05-09
  • Support for Student Success – Spring 2017
    Emmanuel is committed to student success! In this spirit, we're introducing several new enhancements—and bringing back some time-honored Emmanuel traditions—to assist students during the spring 2017 final exam period. Academic Resource Center Study Groups The ARC is offering over 50 peer-tutor facilitated study groups for final exams. The complete ... read more
    Source: Published on 2017-05-03
  • Amidst the Chaos of Finals
    Despite this being my fourth time taking finals, I have consistently seemed to forget about them by the time the end of the semester rolls around. Especially at the end of the year, when the weather is finally nice and EC Beach is open again, (not really a beach, just ... read more
    Source: Going All InPublished on 2017-05-02
  • It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
    This photo shows how the College's new apartment-style residence hall will impact and enhance not only Emmanuel's campus, but also the entire surrounding neighborhood. The concrete stairwell represents the actual height of the building. The U-shape building is currently up to the 6th (out of 18) floor.The post It’s ... read more
    Source: New Residence HallPublished on 2017-04-26