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Chemistry students author peer-reviewed article in Journal of Molecular Structure

Roger Coda

Seven students majoring in Chemistry, including an exchange student from the Philippines, authored an article, "Synthesis and Characterization of Anilinium Ionic Liquids: Exploring Effect of π-π Ring Stacking," which presented their research on ionic liquids, in the Journal of Molecular Structure.

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Students to share their Honduras medical mission experience

Roger Coda

The unique experience of serving on medical brigades in Honduras during the J-Term will be shared by Fredonia students in an informal presentation they’ll give on Friday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m., in the Science Center’s Kelly Family Auditorium (Room 105).

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Halloween Science Fair to put spotlight on magic

Roger Coda

What do helium bubbles, a fire snake and elephant toothpaste have in common? They’re all prime-time attractions at the magic-themed annual Halloween Science Fair that members of the Chemistry Club will stage over two days on the third floor of the Science Center.

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Emerging contaminants to be examined by UB professor at seminar

Roger Coda

A seminar that examines lessons that have been learned from two decades of research on uncovering emerging contaminants and their ecological impacts will be led by Diana Aga, professor of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m.

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Senior presents research at American Chemical Society meeting

Roger Coda

Alexander Green, a senior Chemistry major, recently presented his research, “Synthesis of Novel Nitrosamine, a Nitroxyl (HNO) and Nitric Oxide (NO) Donor,” at the spring National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, held March 30 to April 4, in Orlando, Fla.

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23rd Heinz Awards honor Dr. Sherri Mason

Courtesy of the Heinz Family Foundation

The Heinz Family Foundation named Dr. Sherri Mason as the recipient of the prestigious 23rd Heinz Award in the Public Policy category. She is recognized for her groundbreaking research identifying the presence of microbeads and microfibers in fresh water, and for raising awareness of the potential impact of microplastics and associated contaminants on the food chain and human health, resulting in state, federal and international policy change.

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Plastics research pioneer Mason to deliver Kasling lecture

by Roger Coda

What spurred the journey taken by Dr. Sherri (Sam) Mason, a Chemistry professor at Fredonia who has emerged as a pioneer research scientist through her groundbreaking work on plastics pollution, will be shared in “Transformations: A Scientific Journey,” in the Robert M. Kasling Memorial Lecture she will present on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Rosch Recital Hall.

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