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2014

November

24Dr. Brandon Quillian Publishes a Paper in Inorganic Chemistry on C-H Activation of Pyrazolyl Ligands
24Andrew Goetz presents a paper on “Synthesis of novel tetralone-furan chalcones and their biologica
24Pamela Metzger presents a paper on “Pre-freshman organic chemistry research experience in anti-canc
24Tobias Friedrich-Moe presents a paper on “Investigation of the membrane instering regions within hu
17Chemistry faculty Carpenter and Wallace publish paper in the Chemical Educator
17Alexis Fields and Amanda Murrell present a paper on “Silver triflate promoted dehydration and vinyl
17Wais Mojadedi presents a paper on the “Protein purification - Incoporation of an FPLC into the under
10Dr. Mitch Weiland Publishes a Paper in the Journal Molecular Immunology
10Berkley Griffin presents a paper on the “Development of Inexpensive CO2 Sensors for Gas Flux Analysi
10Adela Casas presents a paper on the “Optimization of reaction conditions for an amine dehyrdogenase
07Dr. Feske’s Undergraduate Research Featured:  IN THE LAB: CREATING PHARMACEUTICALS FROM ENZYMES
05Former Professor of Chemistry George Shields Wins ACS National Award for Undergraduate Research
05Dr. Wallace and the Edison Laboratory are Featured in Chemical and Engineering News!!
04Armstrong Chemistry Celebrates Mole Day with 36 Effingham High School Students
04Blair Weaver presents a paper on the “Synthesis of a Natural Product Caerulomycin Derivative” at SER
04Twenty Students and Six Faculty Attend SERMACS 2014 in Nashville to Present Nineteen Papers
03Pre-Pharmacy Club Hosts Representative from Mercer University
03Armstrong Pre-Pharmacy Club Hosts Alumnus Kerry Nelson

October

30Armstrong SAACS Recognized by the American Chemical Society for 2013-2014 Activities
30Dr Quillian Participates in Panel Discussion to Celebrate National Chemistry Week
29Pre-Med Committee Hosts Georgia Regents University
23Dr. Cliff Padgett (chemistry) authors a Chapter in the Handbook of Nanoscience, Technology and Engin
23Armstrong Pre-Pharmacy Club Hosts South University College of Pharmacy
16Drs. Feske and Padgett Publish Paper with Two Undergraduate Co-authors
16Department Faculty Receive 2014 Summer Funding for Special Projects
16Robert A. Kolodny Memorial Scholarships Are Announced by the Department of Chemistry and Physics
07CHEM 4600, Geochemistry, visits Providence Canyon State Park
07Student Affiliates of the ACS participate in Liberty County Elementary School’s annual Science Night
07The Pre-Medical Association Hosts Renee Gresham-Crawford from Compassionate Care Hospice
03Armstrong Hosts Dr. Jessica Kogel from Imerys
03Dr Baird (physics) Publishes a Paper in the journal Physics Education
03Bo Culjan and Keith Sullivan are Awarded the 2014-2015 Dorminey Scholarship from the Department of C
03Dr. Natalie Romano joins the faculty at Armstrong as Temporary Instructor

September

25Donna Mullenax, Physics, Hosts Georgia Rocks and Minerals Workshop for K-8 Science Teachers
25Three Members of the Chemistry and Physics Department Recognized for Service to Armstrong
25Armstrong Pre-Pharmacy Club Hosts a Visit from the UGA College of Pharmacy
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

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