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IU Southeast chemistry program earns prestigious ACS re-approval16th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast’s chemistry program has earned re-approval by the American Chemistry Society (ACS). The approval, considered the gold-standard of chemistry education, ensures that a program is not only scientifically rigorous but also aligned with best professional practices and real-world needs. Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, the …

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Meeta Cesler-Maloney and Angela Sabo finish 1-2 at IU Undergraduate Research Conference20th November 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast Natural Sciences students Meeta Cesler-Maloney and Angela Sabo won top honors at the 2017 IU Undergraduate Research Conference (IUURC) in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday, Nov. 17. Cesler-Maloney won first-place honors for Best Undergraduate Research Project for her work, “Quantifying the relationship between ozone and meteorology during the Arctic spring.” …

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Chemist Victor Waingeh unlocks secrets of traditional medicine in his native Cameroon26th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It was February in the Kom region of northwestern Cameroon, the height of the dry season, and the red dirt road baked in 100-degree equatorial heat. The Toyota Highlander danced across the dusty ruts, tracking ever deeper into the countryside. The road led through forests, snaked up hills, wound along …

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Chemistry student helps explain science behind fighting fires22nd September 2014

IU Southeast chemistry student, and 10-year veteran of the Lafayette Township Fire Protection District in Floyds Knobs, Josh Scalf, is using his chemistry background to hep other firefighters understand the chemistry of fire. Scalf, with the help of Visiting Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Jim Williams, recently published the first in a series of articles  that …

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