Emmanuel presents blogs sponsored by the College, academic departments, faculty and staff. Visit Emmanuel’s network of blogs covering a variety of subjects, and interact with the College’s top thought-leaders.

  • Chemistry in a Virtual World
    Following Spring Break, in March 2020, the Emmanuel College Department of Chemistry and Physics joined the world in online education. We excelled in reaching and educating students in ways that many other institutions could not match. We had our challenges, but also successes and outcomes that were uniquely Emmanuel. What ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-05-26
  • L’addio di Pietro Ichino alla moglie: “Cara Costanza, nella tua malattia abbiamo vissuto l’intensità del matrimonio”
    Vogliamo condividere con i nostri lettori la commovente lettera di Pietro Ichino a sua moglie Costanza, che in un momento tanto difficile come quello che il mondo sta attraversando, ci rassicura che "la regola di cercare il bene nascosto nelle pieghe della vita  anche nella loro grande sofferenza  si è ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-05-22
  • Congratulations Chemistry Class of 2020!
    The Department of Chemistry and Physics students, staff, and faculty gathered on Friday May 15th to honor and celebrate our graduating seniors. You have all been such an important part of our community for the past four years. You've done amazing work and we can't wait to see what comes ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-05-19
  • La folla problema dei grandi musei non dei piccoli
    di Anna Fusaro «Il problema del distanziamento sociale si porrà per i grandi musei come gli Uffizi e le grandi mostre come Raffaello alle Scuderie. I musei d’arte moderna e contemporanea, a parte un Moma o un Pompidou, sono poco frequentati, il problema della distanza non ce l’hanno proprio. Passata ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-05-18
  • Spring “Gathering” and Congratulations Seniors
    A historic semester has come to a close! We are very proud of all the hard work that students did in a remote setting in the second half of the semester. That did put a damper on research progress, but we have been able to stay in touch as a ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-05-18
  • 25 aprile 2020: rivoluzione nel mondo del giornalismo
    Oggi, 25 aprile, festa della liberazione - una bellissima giornata quasi estiva, purtroppo celebrata in casa, o su balconi e terrazze, dagli italiani ancora in clausura a causa del coronavirus - c'è stata una rivoluzione nell'ambito del giornalismo. Due delle maggiori testate, La Stampa e Repubblica hanno cambiato direttore. Maurizio ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-04-25
  • Alumni Offer Advice to Seminar Students
    The chemistry majors in Seminar this semester have been getting a taste of "what comes next" in their pursuit of chemistry and a career. A fantastic presentation by the Emmanuel College Career Center kicked things off and was followed in February by a series of presentations by the students on ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-04-22
  • Scientist Without a Lab?
    What does a scientist without a lab do? Undergraduate researchers at Emmanuel College are no different than any other chemist out there. We miss the lab! This can be difficult to deal with, for sure. Here's some great advice from Dr. Zoe Ayres: https://twitter.com/ZJAyres/status/1242088285217972225/photo/1 So, we stay connected with an ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-04-21
  • Department Donates to LMA Hospitals
    We in the Department of Chemistry and Physics are proud to do our part in helping our neighbors in the Longwood Medical Area! It has been nearly month since supplies from our labs were picked up and delivered to LMA hospitals, including gloves, masks, scrubs, cleaning products and more. Thank ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-04-21
  • Pasqua. I dolci tipici con le uova regione per regione
    A tutti i nostri lettori auguriamo Buona Pasqua proponendo delle ricette di dolci pasquali di tutte le 20 regioni italiane. ________________________________________________________________________ Ai tempi del Coronavirus si comprano meno uova di cioccolato e si fanno in casa i dolci della tradizione familiare e del territorio.Niente uova di cioccolato per il ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-04-12
  • Publication! Undergraduate students publish in analytical chemistry journal
    Congratulations to undergraduate students, chemistry alumni, and Dr. Aren Gerdon on their recent article published in Analytica Chimica Acta titled "Selected DNA aptamers as hydroxyapatite affinity reagents". This work has been a long time in the making beginning with the origins of our SELEX work by Hillary Butts and Samantha ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2020-04-04
  • La lettera di Pupi Avati: «Vivo questo tempo sospeso con gli occhi chiusi.
    Dopo Idrissa nell'articolo precedente e il suo augurio  per il "dopo":  "che ci vorremo bene più del normale, non ci soffermeremo più sulla pigmentazione, ma sui valori che fanno di noi degli esseri umani." Proponiamo un altro bellissimo augurio. Quello di Pupi Avati. Mentre  Idrissa spera di aprire gli ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-03-27
  • Idrissa, il “nuovo italiano” che dice: “l’Italia non è anche mia solo quando mi fa comodo, lo è pure quando rischia di crollare»
    Tra i tanti articoli che in questi giorni documentano drammaticamente la sofferenza, il coraggio e  lo spirito con cui gli italiani stanno affrontando questo momento, ne scegliamo alcuni che ci piacerebbe serbassero nel futuro il ricordo di questo volto del nostro paese. Ci sembra che la storia di Idrissa rappresenti ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2020-03-27
  • Publication! Students publish in analytical chemistry journal
    Congratulations to undergraduate students and chemistry alumni on their recent article published in Analytica Chimica Acta titled "Selected DNA aptamers as hydroxyapatite affinity reagents". This work has been a long time in the making beginning with the origins of our SELEX work by Hillary Butts and Samantha Watson. This particular ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-03-21
  • Gabby Zabala ’21 – QCM Questions
    Gabby has made her way into the lab this semester! She became involved in Dr. Gerdon’s research team last semester and has finally started working on some QCM analysis. So far Gabby has measured the change in frequency compared to the change in resistance for several QCM crystals in a ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2020-03-05