Arcadia University News

September 7, 2012

Curotto Presents Ring Polymer Dynamics Research at ACS National Meeting

Dr. Manny Curotto , Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Physics, presented his research on “Ring Polymer Dynamics in non Euclidean Spaces” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition: Materials for Health and Medicine, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 19-23. An extension of...


August 29, 2012

Wolf and Curotto Present Research on 'Ring Polymer Dynamics in Curved Spaces'

Dr. Manny Curotto , Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Physics, and Sarah E. Wolf , a junior Chemistry major who has been doing research with Curotto for two years, presented their work on “Ring Polymer Dynamics in Curved Spaces” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and...

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August 14, 2012

Chemistry Alum Jacoby Wins TA Award While Pursuing Ph.D.

Kimberly Jacoby ’10 , who is entering the third year of her doctoral studies at Temple University, will receive the Guy F. Allen Memorial Award in September. The award recognizes outstanding teaching assistants. She has served as a TA for the undergraduate Organic Chemistry lecture and laboratory...

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June 14, 2012

Foster ’12 Discovers Passion for Chemistry, Pursues Ph.D.

As a junior in high school, Celia Foster ’12 never could have known that typing the simple words “Best Schools for Study Abroad” into a search engine would drastically alter the course of her life. Undecided about her major, she was certain about one thing: she was going to experience cultures...

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May 4, 2012

Dr. Mascavage Earns Two Excellence in Teaching Awards in One Week

Dr. Linda Mascavage , Associate Professor of Chemistry, was honored not only with Arcadia University's most prestigious faculty honor, but also with an American Chemical Society award—two major honors in less than a week. Mascavage was selected as the 2012 recipient of the Award for Excellence in...

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April 13, 2012

Gallo ’13 Receives REU Award for Summer Research

Chemistry major Annastasia Gallo ’13 received a prestigious Research Experience for Undergraduates award (REU), to participate in a 10-week summer internship in collaboration with the Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT). The award, given by the American Chemical...

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April 4, 2012

PCToday: Buckman ’77M Participates in Education Panel Discussion

PCToday recently reported that Debra A. Buckman ’77M , Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science at Pennsylvania College of Technology, spoke about the role of educators in teaching about Marcellus Shale during a panel discussion. The discussion was part of the annual conference of...

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March 2, 2012

Chemistry Majors' Research Results From NSF Award, Faculty Mentorship, Internship

Seven Arcadia University Chemistry majors—including one who received an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, several working with Arcadia faculty mentors, and one doing an internship with a local company—participated in the 12th Annual Student Poster Sessions sponsored by the Philadelphia...

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February 28, 2012

Faculty and Students Put Research Front and Center

The third annual Faculty and Student Research Expo is Thursday, March 1, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Boyer Hall and the Health Sciences Building. Meet faculty researchers and their student collaborators and see firsthand the scientific research that takes place on Arcadia’s campus. Attendees are invited...

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February 24, 2012

Curotto, Roberts ’12 and Sebsbie ’12 Co-Author Article in ‘Journal of Chemical Physics’

Dr. Emanuele Curotto , Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics, co-authored an article in the Journal of Chemical Physics titled “A rare event sampling method for diffusion Monte Carlo using smart darting.” Chemistry majors Kelsey Roberts ’12 and Rediet Sebsebie ’12 are co-...

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August 19, 2011

Roberts '12 Explores Monte Carlo Enhancement Strategies

For the second consecutive summer, Chemistry major Kelsey Roberts ’12 is conducting research on a study titled “Smart Darting in Variational and Diffusion Monte Carlo” with Dr. Emanuele Curotto , Professor of Chemistry. They are mapping the sampling problems that arise in a family of potential...

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August 9, 2011

Van De Gohm Researches Innovative Field of Computational Chemistry

Chemistry major Chelsey Van de Gohm ’12 is conducting summer research with Dr. Emanuele Curotto , Professor of Chemistry. Exploring a field of theoretical and computational chemistry that is largely in its infancy, Van de Gohm helps to conduct and interpret simulations of several molecular species...

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January 25, 2011

Research with Curotto Helps Patel Develop Passion for Chemistry

By Heather C. Mick ’11 Chemistry major Sanket Patel ’12 sought out research opportunities with Arcadia faculty early in his academic career to develop a greater understanding of chemistry. Now, he's prepared for medical school and to conduct his own research projects in the future. “I have been...

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