Chemistry

Arcadia University student Emilia Hurtado and her mother at her quinceanera

Sep 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hoping to Specialize in Medical Racism, Hurtado ’24 Begins College After Helping Mother Graduate

“It was a challenging cultural shock when I came here [to America],” said Emilia Hurtado ’24, a first-year Chemistry major who immigrated from Costa Rica with her mother at eight years old. “There were a lot of differences between my school in Costa Rica versus studying here. And I didn't speak any...

(Left to right) Tori, Ed, and Kate Knab in graduation robes and caps.

May 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Good Things Come in Threes: Knab Triplets Graduate from Arcadia

Triplets Ed, Kate, and Tori Knab did not plan to attend Arcadia together; on May 15, the three graduated from their "home away from home." Looking back, the trio feels that enrolling at Arcadia together helped with the transition of entering college life, as well to expand their social...

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Feb 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Stringer ’20, ’21M Awarded American Chemical Society Grant

Biochemistry major Amy Stringer ’20, ’21M, who is in the 3+2 Forensic Science program, was recently awarded the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) Leadership Development Award, which provided her the opportunity to attend the YCC’s Leadership Development Workshop...

Lab students and Dr. Curotto, summer 2018

Nov 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Stringer ’20, ’21M Sees New Career Possibilities After Chemistry Lab Experience

Biochemistry major Amy Stringer ’20, ’21M has known since she was a child that she wanted to be a doctor. But after three years in the lab with Dr. Manny Curotto, professor and chair of Chemistry, she’s set her sights on a different career track: pathology. She’s still planning to go to medical...

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Apr 30, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Curotto, Alumni, Students Publish with Chemical Physics Letters and International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

Dr. Manny Curotto, professor and chair of Chemistry and Physics, and students Gabrielle DiEmma ’19 and Shane Kalette ’19 had their paper, “Classical and quantum simulations of a lithium ion solvated by a mixed Stockmayer cluster,” accepted for publication in Chemical Physics Letters and OA Mirrors...

Students look through a microscope

Apr 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Nationally Ranked Among Forensic Science Programs

Arcadia University’s Forensic Science 4+2 program was ranked in Bachelor Degree Center’s “25 Best Bachelor’s in Forensic Science for 2019.” The rankings note that Arcadia’s program allows undergraduate Chemistry and Biology majors to enroll in the master of Forensic Science degree, as long as...

Bumbera, Stringer and Eddie at the conference.

Apr 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Present at Interdisciplinary Research Conference

Arcadia students presented research at the ninth annual interdisciplinary Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference (RUSRC) on March 23. The event was hosted by Delaware State University, and focused on “Why Academic Diversity in Higher Education Enriches all the Disciplines.” At the...

Mar 12, 2019 Jen Retter

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Tells Story of Dr. Ellington Beavers

On March 4, The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article on Dr. Ellington Beavers, his research in Boyer Hall's laboratories, and his historic gift to Arcadia University. The story has been picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in outlets...

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Aug 17, 2018 Jen Retter

Jake ’17 Investigates Molecular Potential Energy

Chemistry and Physics alumna Lena C. Jake ’17  published “Hartree-Fock symmetry breaking around conical intersections,” the first segment of her doctoral research, in the prestigious Journal of Chemical Physics, a compilation of fresh perspectives and significant findings in the field of...

Jasmin Ramirez Nov 10, 2017 3:17 pm

Healthy Self, Heal Thyself

Here’s a little spoiler for you: This post is going to be about self-love and the importance of it. Yeah, yeah, yeah— it may get a little cheesy at some point, but I promise it’ll make life better. I live in Southwest Florida, which is a little road trip of 19 hours. That’s including...

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Aug 1, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Curotto Expands Electronic Structure Research through Monte Carlo Workshop

Dr. Manny Curotto, professor and chair of chemistry and physics, attended the Telluride Science Research Center’s annual workshop on Monte Carlo methods for electronic structure theory this July. The conference gave Dr. Curotto the opportunity to hear from experts in the field and compare their...

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May 22, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Reigner ’17 Highlighted for Overcoming Traumatic Brain Injury

Pivot.Today and Delaware County Daily Times profiled Dana Reigner ‘17, who graduated on May 19 despite the traumatic brain injury she suffered only five years ago. She says her positive experiences in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia “reinforced the Pharmacy career path,” and hopes to work...