Chemistry & Physics

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2014

September

09Armstrong Pre-Medical Association Holds First Meeting of 2014-2015
09Armstrong’s Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society Hold First Meeting of 2014-15
08Dr. Nicole Davis joins the faculty at Armstrong as Temporary Instructor
08Professor Mullenax Offers a Georgia Barrier Islands Workshop
08Armstrong’s Pre-Pharmacy Club Hosts Visitors from PCOM and South University

August

20Suzy Carpenter, Chemistry, is a Contributing Author to the Barron’s PCAT 6th Edition
20Delia Singleton is Awarded the 2014-2015 Kemira Pigments Scholarship
18Professor Mullenax Offers a Georgia Landforms Workshop
18Drs. Feske and Padgett published a paper with former students Maya West and Phung Hoang Nguyen
01Chemistry Program is Awarded 11 Complete College Georgia Student Positions for 2014-2015
01Jeremy Olson, BS Chemistry 2003, Accepts Tenure-Track Position at Judson College

July

29Chemistry and Physics Faculty Receive College of Science and Technology Summer Research Support for
29Dr. Jeff Secrest is 2014 ARTHUR M. GIGNILLIAT, Jr.,  SUMMER FACULTY RESEARCH FELLOW
29Chemistry Faculty Receive Internal Funding for Summer Projects

June

16Dr. Cliff Padgett and Amanda McGuire publish in the Handbook of Nanomaterials
16Professor Mullenax’s publication is “Top Ten” of the year for the Physics Teacher Journal

May

09Dr Baird (physics) Publishes a Paper in the AAPT Journal The Physics Teacher
09Ten Chemistry and Physics Faculty Receive Summer Research Session Funding

2013

December

20Armstrong SAACS Participates in Blessed Sacrament School’s Family Science Night
20Armstrong Chemistry Major Receives All Region Recognition in Soccer
19Advanced Organic - Food Chemistry Class visits Bethesda Academy Farm and Gardens.
18Armstrong SAACS Recognized as an Award Winning Chapter for 2012-2013
16Chemistry adds a new X-ray powder diffractometer
16Gamma Sigma Epsilon, the Armstrong Chemistry Honor Society Inducts 2013-2014 New Members!!

November

05Thomas Reams, Senior Chemistry Major is Awarded Dorminey Scholarship.
05Chemistry Major Andye Dawson Named Academic All-District in Soccer.

October

25Dr. Baird publishes a paper in the journal Physics Education
25University of Georgia Pharmacy Program Visits Armstrong
25Chemists attend POGIL workshop in Tampa Florida
04Armstrong chemistry student Stephen Kennedy studying in Graz Austria
04Dr. Sarah Burroughs joins the chemistry program at Armstrong as assistant professor of chemistry

September

24Darien Harper, Armstrong senior chemistry major, participates in NSF-REU program
24South University Pharmacy Program Visits Armstrong
24SAACS reaches over 200 elementary school students at outreach event
12Three Armstrong Student-Athlete Chemistry Majors Earn Academic Awards
12Dr. Gary Guillet joins the chemistry program at Armstrong as assistant professor of chemistry
12Armstrong Pre-Pharmacy Club Hosts PCOM

August

30Chemistry and Physics Majors Present 20 Papers at the 2013 Armstrong Student Scholars Symposium
30Donna Mullenax, Physics, Publishes in The Physics Teacher
22Dr. Sarah Gray joins the chemistry program at Armstrong
22Dr. Richard Wallace, Chemistry, attends NSF Sponsored Food Chemistry Workshop
22Donna Mullenax, physics, presents “Rocks, Minerals, and Sediment” to 80 6th graders at Georgetown K8
06Drs. MacGowan and Padgett publish in the Journal of Chemical Education
06Chemistry faculty member Sabitra Brush awarded $31,244 to support middle school teachers
06Sabitra Brush, chemistry, offers Chem-Mystery workshop for local middle school teachers

July

26Department of Chemistry and Physics Announced 2013-2014 Kolodny Scholars
25Donna Mullenax, physics, offers Georgia Rocks and Minerals Workshop for local middle school teachers
25Physics Faculty Member Donna Mullenax Awarded $41,233 to Support K-12 Education
25Two Senior Chemistry Majors Earn Academic All-American Honors in Golf
23Dr. Baird and Two Physics Students Publish in the Physics Teacher
23Five Chemistry and Physics Faculty Receive Internal Grants for 2013
23Dr. Brandon Quillian Named 2012 Notable Alumni for Armstrong
23Dr. Baird Publishes with Dr. Hamza-Lup in EuroHaptics

2012

December

10Dr. Richard Wallace Named 2012 Notable Alumni for Armstrong
10SERMACS 2012 – Six Faculty and Fourteen Students Represent Armstrong

November

20Dr. Brandon Quillian publishes a research manuscript in JACS

October

09Dr. Bill Baird (physics) publishes paper in Nuts and Volts
03Two Armstrong Chemistry Majors are Selected for International Student Summit

September

27Armstrong adds a photo illuminator system to its chemical instrumentation inventory
27Dr. Brent Feske (chemistry) receives Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor of Chemistry.
18Dr. Clifford Padgett (chemistry) receives Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor of Chemistry.
12Dr. Cliff Padgett (chemistry) publishes a chapter in the Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology.
12Dr. Will Lynch (chemistry) presents paper at BCCE 2012
06Dr. Delana Nivens (chemistry) has been promoted to Professor of Chemistry
06Dr. Richard Wallace (chemistry) presents paper at BCCE 2012

August

27Dr. Padgett (chemistry) is part of a consortium of chemists to receive funding from the NSF
27Dr. Secrest (physics) receives funding from NSF as part of a physics team investigating novel scinti
15Two Members of the Chemistry Program Attend the POGIL Southeastern Workshop
13Department of Chemistry and Physics Announces 2012-2013 Kolodny Scholars!!

July

12Richard Watkins (undergraduate chemistry major) and Dr. Brent Feske Publish Paper in PLoS One on Ste
11Armstrong Chemistry Program Inducts 9 Inaugural Members In a New Chemistry Honor Society
11Dr. Will Lynch is recognized by the American Chemical Society for his efforts as a 2011-2012 Science
10Dr. Brandon Qullian and Dr. Mitch Weiland are Selected to Participate in the 2012 CUR PWI!!
1034 Students Participate in Undergraduate Research in the Department of Chemistry and Physics During

May

02National Science Foundation Grants Support Student Presentations at the 2012 Armstrong Student Schol
02Dr. Brent Feske (chemistry) and Dr. Scott Mateer (biology) publish a novel lab experiment for underg

April

25Armstrong chemistry students engage the public in Earth Day activities at Forsyth Park
23Cassandra Connolly is recognized with the John G. Brewer Outstanding Chemistry Senior Award for 201
23Phung Hoang Nguyen is recognized as the 2011-2012 Outstanding Senior for Academic Achievement in Che
23Chemistry adds a new high field NMR to improve student instruction
13Dr. Will Lynch Presents Research at the ACS National Meeting in San Diego
12Dr. Wallace Presents Research at the 243rdAnnual Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Die
11The Departments of Biology and Chemistry and Physics Join Forces to Purchase a New FPLC.
11Six Undergraduates Present their Research at the 243rdAnnual Meeting of the American Chemical Societ
11Inert Atmosphere Chemistry Comes to Armstrong

March

13Dr. Sabitra Brush receives $38,715 from the Teacher Quality Program to support elementary school tea
13Dr. Brent Feske receives internal grant to extend his work in biocatalysis.
13Dr. Brandon Quillian receives internal grant to support his catalyst research.
13Dr. Secrest publishes a paper in The Astrophysical Journal

February

16Ms. Donna Mullenax receives funding to improve middle school science in Georgia.
16Ms. Donna Mullenax receives funding for Wii workshop for physics teachers.
15Dr. John Stone receives internal grant to support gold nanorod research.
15Dr. Mitch Weiland receives internal grant to support his scholarly activities.
15Dr. Baird publishes an article on Channel Surfing with an Arduino.
13Dr. Wallace helps to restore the Thomas Edison Lab in Fort Meyers Florida

January

04Pre-Pharmacy Club hosts four pharmacy school representatives.
04Drs. Feske (chemistry), Padgett (chemistry) and Mateer (biology) publish paper in Tetrahedron: Asymm
04Dr. William Baird (physics) publishes a paper in The Physics Teacher.
04Dr. Will Lynch (chemistry) has been appointed to the ACS Committee on Meetings and Expositions.

2011

November

03The department hosts 6th-8th grade science students from St. Francis Cabrini Catholic School.

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