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Student receives Leadership Award from the American Chemical Society
Feb 13 2013
Professors' articles accepted for publication
Jan 17 2013
STEM Summer Academy Dates Announced
Jan 2 2013
Saint Francis University welcomes new faculty
Sep 14 2012
SFU Professor Interviews Nobel Laureate
Jan 13 2012
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Science Day 2012
Nov 20 2012
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This 70,000 square-foot facility opening for Fall 2013 will house enhanced teaching & lab spaces, research & outreach facilities, and state-of-the-art collaboration areas for students.
Take a look inside the Science Center
Collaboration is the heart of our chemistry program. Our teaching philosophy is to foster a colleague relationship between you and our faculty. For example, classroom lectures are active learning environments where you work directly with faculty on problem solving skills. You will also partner with faculty on undergraduate research opportunities, lab teaching assistantships, and service projects.
To succeed in chemistry, be ready to work hard and develop an aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving. But don’t worry. It’s not all work and no play. Our chemistry majors enjoy a dedicated hang-out area and spend lots of time having fun and working on projects with faculty members in this close-knit department. The brand-new science center (completion Fall 2013) has been designed with the student/faculty coloration in mind with dedicated research space and an awesome student study zone
During her junior year, chemistry major, Selamawit Woldemeskel, originally from Ethiopia, conducted summer research on the malaria parasite at Princeton University.
At Saint Francis, her undergraduate research in the lab of Dr. Michele Hargittai includes characterizing the DNA binding property of the mitochondrial transcription factor A protein. She hopes to go to graduate school at Princeton to prepare for a research career.
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