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?
All pharmaceutical ingredients are not equal in cooking up chemical reactions. Many active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) don’t dissolve well. This makes it difficult for patients to absorb certain drugs – making the drugs less effective. A substance called an excipient can help APIs dissolve in medication. In her thesis, chemistry graduate student Jessica … [Read more...] about Breaking down barriers to success (and absorption)
Chemistry graduate Kameron Coates considered his student teaching position at Willard High School a dream come true. Following graduation, Coates will continue at his dream school in a full-time science teaching position. About the position Coates strives to answer two of high school students’ fundamental questions: Why am I here? Why do I need to know this? As a … [Read more...] about Taking on a new role of teaching
The College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) is excited to announce that Dr. Adam Wanekaya, professor of chemistry, has accepted the position of chemistry department head. “Dr. Wanekaya has led a very productive research group since his arrival at Missouri State University in 2006. He has the skills needed to be successful — ethical leadership and cultural competence,” … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Dr. Adam Wanekaya
All CNAS students are welcome to attend the CNAS Spring 2020 Kickoff. The event will take place from 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Level 1 Game Center inside of Plaster Student Union. Pizza, bowling and other games will be included. … [Read more...] about Kick off the spring semester at the CNAS Social