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Chris DeFelice ‘15 Receives 2015 GeoCUR Excellence Award

By David Westerman, PhD The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) was founded in 1978 and is organized by disciplines. GeoCUR is one of the older and more active of the divisions. This year, for the first time, a Norwich student was nominated and awarded a GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research. The recipient is Chris DeFelice ‘15 from …

Borgeson Presents at American Chemical Society Meeting

By David Westerman, PhD William Borgeson, a Chemistry major in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, presented his work at the 297th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Denver, Colo., with a paper title: “Apparatus for Ultratrace Detection of Arsenic in Drinking Water by Hydride Gas Chromatography with Photoionization …

Jarvis ‘15 Presents at NURDS Gathering

By David Westerman, PhD Chemistry major Stacey Jarvis ’15 presented the results of her Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Honors Thesis at the Northeast Undergraduate Research and Development Symposium (NURDS) in Biddeford, Maine, earlier this year. Her poster presentation Assessment of Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning in General Chemistry …

Becker and Pallone Talk Physics in Texas

By David Westerman, PhD Physics major James Becker ’15 presented his research at the American Physical Society annual meeting in San Antonio, Tex., in early March. He entered his poster, titled “In-air Rutherford Backscattering and Particle Induced X-ray Emission for Biophysics and Material Science Research,” in the student competition. This poster …