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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Daisy Rosas Vargas, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was highlighted in a YouTube episode of Chemists in the Kitchen, where she discussed how to deal with the spice of chile peppers.

IC chemist uses cooking to promote diversity

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer September 7, 2022
Honey and dried guajillo chiles was the dish that Daisy Rosas Vargas, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Ithaca College, prepared in an episode of the “Chemists in the Kitchen."
The Ithacan is highlighting exceptional seniors from each of the five schools on campus who have done exemplary work in their major and across campus throughout their four years at Ithaca College.

Senior Spotlights: School of Humanities and Sciences

By Sydney Keller, Staff Writer April 24, 2019
The Ithacan is highlighting seniors from each of the five schools on campus who have done exemplary work throughout their time at the college.
Currently a graduate student at Cornell University, Kristina Hugar 06, returned to Ithaca College to discuss her research on fuel cells and alternative energies on Nov. 18 in the Center for Natural Sciences.

Chemistry alumna discusses the importance of alternative energy

By Joe Byeon, Staff Writer November 19, 2014
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, said his presentation Feb. 13 at Ithaca College will focus on chemistry and the arts, and it will appeal to the general public.

Nobel Prize winner to speak at college

January 29, 2014
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.

Editorial: New measure of achievement

By The Ithacan March 26, 2013
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.
New lab instrument puts IC on the map

New lab instrument puts IC on the map

By Noreyana Fernando, Assistant News Editor March 20, 2013
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.
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