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New Semester, New Adventures

Posted by on Sep 22, 2022 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

The students of GRAB Lab are a few weeks into the new academic year and are already starting to get back into the lab. The relaxed days of summer research are over and now we are full speed on new courses, new chemistry, and new research experiments. The whole crew – Julia, Ryan, Kristy, and Hailey – is back along with Hunter who is joining us...

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Professor of Chemistry

Posted by on Sep 1, 2022 in Alumni, Posts

I am very happy to report that Sr. Janet, the Board of Trustees, fellow Faculty, Administrators, and Alumni have promoted me to Professor at Emmanuel College! I don’t feel that I would be at this point in my career, sharing in and promoting the mission of the College and the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, sharing chemistry social justice...

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Research Alumni Gathering 2022!

Posted by on Jul 13, 2022 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Dr. Gerdon and the current research group would like to say a huge thank you to all of the alumni who came out on Monday. We are inspired by the great things that you’re all achieving in science and in life. It is so rewarding to have the chance to catch up, hear about your lives and experiences, argue about cannolis and tiramisu, and have some fun....

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Alumni Updates!

Posted by on Jul 6, 2022 in Alumni, Posts

This summer it has been great to reconnect with GRAB Lab alumni and to hear about amazing work that’s happening all over the country. Soon we will get to gather to share old and new stories in person, but here are a few updates from those unable to make it to Boston next week! Congrats to Rylie, Dianna, Amanda, Luz, and Grace on graduation! All are...

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Publication! Survey of Analytical Chemistry Curriculum

Posted by on May 11, 2022 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Dr. Gerdon is super excited to share this amazing and comprehensive dive into what is currently being taught in Analytical Chemistry across the country. It was a lot of fun to work with faculty from across the world on this an to share the results in this publication. Let’s keep improving analytical chemistry education! Survey of the Undergraduate...

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Paid High School Teacher Development Opportunity

Posted by on May 5, 2022 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Do you know a fantastic Boston-area high school chemistry teacher? My research group has National Science Foundation (NSF) funding to support professional development for a high school teacher. That means – join our group this summer, get in the lab, learn some new chemistry, and get paid for...

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