If you’re intrigued by the way atoms combine into molecules or fascinated by the diversity of elements on the periodic table, a chemistry degree may be right for you. Dr. Bryan Breyfogle, head of the department of chemistry at Missouri State University, explains to U.S. News Education what chemistry is about and what types of employers typically hire chemistry … [Read more...] about What can you do with a chemistry degree?
The sustainability movement continues to grow and evolve. Individuals are more concerned than ever about the source of their foods, materials and products they purchase. This focus has caused many industries to look closely at their processes, products and byproducts – ultimately to improve themselves and improve the reputation of the organization as a whole. Dr. Matt Siebert, … [Read more...] about Upcycling that will get you moving
There’s an ancient saying: “We’re standing on the shoulders of giants.” It means that each discovery or truth builds on previous discoveries. Dr. Matt Siebert, associate professor of chemistry at Missouri State University, talks about how his foundational research works toward the goal of ending disease. Research key to curing disease The chemical compound that drew Siebert’s … [Read more...] about Building blocks to cure Parkinson’s
From developing new chemical compounds to presidential performances, Bears in the Know has it all. The Missouri State University Foundation and Arvest present a series of luncheons to showcase interesting projects and activities at MSU. The luncheons will take place in the Turner Family Hospitality Room at the Kenneth E. Meyer Alumni Center. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. with … [Read more...] about Be a Bear in the Know
These days, “nanomaterials” — extremely tiny materials — are found in many consumer goods. Dr. Adam Wanekaya, associate professor of chemistry, has researched nanomaterials since his days as a doctoral student in the early 2000s. … [Read more...] about Small particles, big impact? Exploring how nanomaterials decompose