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    Rong Wang

    An Interview with Professor Wang Dr. Rong Wang is an Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago. She teaches physical chemistry and runs a biophysical chemistry research group. Apart from her research and...

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    Eggy Bubbles

    Kids, do eggshells have tiny holes? This easy science experiment focuses on some of the interesting characteristics of eggs. Prove the existence of a small air pocket inside an egg as well as thousands of small holes in the shell, called pores, all while learning what air does as it is heated. W...

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    Astrid Phillips

    May, 2011: A Chemistry Degree in Post-War Germany There are some lucky students whose education is paid for by their fathers. I planned to be one of them. My father had put my older sister through medical school and was ready for me. Unfortunately Herr Hitler aggravated the Russians, and they o...

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    Agnes Pockels

    November, 2005: 1862 — 1935: an Unusual Career There are some people who achieve great things with very limited means, purely through their own genius, hard work, and in the face of great obstacles. Such a person was Agnes Pockels. Ms. Pockels was born in 1862 in Venice at the time when V...

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    Sr. Alberic Runde

    April, 2010: Chemistry Educator (1903 - 1960) Mabel Runde was born in 1903 in rural southwestern Wisconsin, the fourth of ten children of August and Louisa Runde, who farmed at Sinsinawa (near Galena). Her grandparents had settled in “the western wilds” during the mid-1800s. Mabel obta...

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    Kristine S. Salmen

    October, 2005: In her own words, Kris Salmen is an environmental chemist who is "passionate about implementing strategies for a sustainable planet, including green buildings, products, and technologies." She considers her forte to be the ability to solve problems and think on her feet. Her developm...

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    Fran Seabright

    May, 2006: Frances Krausz Seabright, a long time member of the Chicago Section ACS was known for her many enthusiasms — travel, flowers, butterflies, volunteering, and especially friendliness. Fran was born in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where her father was a machinist for a copper min...

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    Anne T. Sherren

    June, 2007: Anne Sherren states “Chemistry is the Central Science, and the current interesting research is at the interfaces –chemistry and biology, chemistry and physics, chemistry and foods, chemistry and material science, and chemistry and other disciplines in science.” She als...

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    Jean'ne M. Shreeve

    April, 2006: Dr. Jean'ne M. Shreeve is currently Professor of Chemistry at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. Jean'ne has been at the University of Idaho for 45 years and still enjoys working 80 plus hour weeks. Currently, she is only doing chemical research. Each day she enjoys finding out ...

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    Susan Solomon

    March, 2006: Susan Solomon, a Chicago native widely recognized as a leader in atmospheric science, is a senior scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Aeronomy Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, which she joined in 1981, upon graduation from University of California,...

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