Articles

    Mary Good

    February 2006: Our featured woman chemist this month is a warm, friendly lady who is also a loving mother, wife and dotting grandmother. When asked what she was doing for the holidays she eagerly answered, "I'm flying to be with my son and his family for Thanksgiving and for Christmas I'm having ev...

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    Bette Nesmith Graham

    December 2006: This month's topic is about Bette Nesmith Graham, a secretary and single mother raising a son on her own. While she was not a chemist, she was the inventor of Liquid Paper correction fluid, one of the most simple, yet work-saving inventions in all of office-supply history.--- As ele...

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    Dr. Jennifer Holmgren

    November 2004: Jennifer Holmgren is Director of Exploratory and Fundamental Research at UOP LLC. The Exploratory and Fundamentals Department sponsors programs that provide the tools, methods, and skills necessary to support UOP's project portfolio as well as programs which take UOP in new directio...

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    Mary Margaret Lally Huston

    September 2005: Every month a member of the Women's Chemist Committee is asked to choose a female chemist that they would like to write an article about for the Chemical Bulletin. Here is a second article of someone special who has made me and many others feel welcome when they joined the Chicago S...

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    Henrietta Swan Leavitt

    October 2006: A Star of the Brightest Magnitude 1902 was not a year that provided much opportunity for a woman with a good mind and a gift for science, particularly not a deaf woman. Deafness closed the door on two of the professions open to her gender: teacher or nurse. However, Edward Charles Pi...

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    Dr. Ann Nalley

    October 2007: Dr. Ann Nalley is currently a Professor of Chemistry in the Physical Science Department at Cameron University, a position that she has held since 1969. Before coming to Cameron she taught high school chemistry and mathematics at Muskogee High School. She has held positions as a visiti...

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    Susan V. Olesik

    November 2008: Unlike many prominent chemists who cite the influence of their high school chemistry teacher in stimulating their interest in science, Susan Olesik was inspired by her peers who wore distinctive decorations indicating they were members of an honor society. That caused her to focus on...

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    Susan Shih

    June, 2004: School: College of DuPageTitle: Professor of ChemistryEducation: Rosemont College – ABOhio State University – MS I chose chemistry for a number of reasons, the primary one being that I enjoyed it. I had a female chemistry teacher in high school, my mother had a degree in ch...

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    Linda Brazdil

    June, 2004: School: Prairie Crossing Charter School (previously at Illinois Math and Science Academy) Title: DirectorEducation: Notre Dame College of Ohio – BSCase Western Reserve University – MS and PhD In high school I was fascinated with chemistry because it helped to explain how an...

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    Dr. Alanah Fitch

    June, 2004: School: Loyola University of ChicagoTitle: Professor of ChemistryEducation: Antioch College – BA in Cultural AnthropologyUniversity of Arizona – MS in Soil FertilityUniversity of Illinois UC – PhD in Agronomy (Soil Chemistry)University of Wisconsin, Madison – pos...

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