The Ithacan is highlighting seniors from each of the five schools on campus who have done exemplary work throughout their time at the college.
Chemistry alumna Kristina Hugar ’06 returned to Ithaca College to present her research, titled “Design of Base-Stable Organic Cations for Use in Anion Exchange Membranes in Alkaline Fuel Cells.”
Roald Hoffmann, winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will visit Ithaca College next month to discuss his work with protochemistries, a branch of science that explores chemistry before chemists existed.
romoting undergraduate research in all majors should be a valued component of the college’s curriculum. Students should be encouraged to work closely with a member of the faculty or fellow group of students to delve more deeply into academic topics of interest.
Ithaca College acquires a single-crysyal X-ray diffractor, making the college’s chemistry program one of the few in the country that uses the machine for undergraduate-level research.