Catherine Oertel, Oberlin College, will present, "Inspired by Corrosion: Synthesis and Crystal Chemistry of Lead Oxide Carboxylates."
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Annette Richards, Cornell University, and Catherine Oertel, Oberlin College, will present "Music and Materials: Art and Science of Organ Pipe Metal."
Edward Gillan, department of chemistry at the University of Iowa, will present "Precursor Routes to Unusual Structures of Phosphides, Nitrides, and Oxides for Photocatalysis or Electrocatalysis."
The UNI Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in collaboration with students from the departments of biology, physics and earth science, will host a “Halloween House.” UNI students will perform Halloween-themed science demonstrations and supervise hands-on activities in rooms such as the “Pirates’ Cove," “Frankenstein’s Lab," “Creepy Crawlies" and “Spooky Spelunking." This event is free and open to the public. Costumes are welcome. The activities are intended for elementary age children, but can be enjoyed by children of all ages.
Ken Smith, director of student affairs-Rockford, College of Pharmacy, The University of Illinois at Chicago, will present "UIC College of Pharmacy PharmD Program."
Ken Smith, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, will present, "UIC College of Pharmacy." His talk will include an overview of careers in pharmacy and an overview of UIC College of Pharmacy paths to admission and admission requirements.
Kelly Nelson, MS, MT (ASCP), instructor, Medical Laboratory Science Program at Mayo School of Health Sciences, will present "Medical Laboratory Science."
Jon Humston, graduate student at the University of Iowa, will present "Compressive Sampling Really Works: Applications in Chemistry."
Erik Brincks, senior scientist at NewLink Genetics in Ames, will present "How to use your chemistry degree to cure cancer (without actually doing any chemistry)."
Students who attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego will give short presentations on their experiences. Those who are currently doing research and those who will be doing research this summer are especially encouraged to attend.