‘Chemistry’ Category

Chemistry Seminar Speaker Delaney Describes Inkjet Printing Technology for Chemistry and Biomaterials Research

The Department of Chemistry at Gustavus Adolphus College was privileged to host Dr. Joseph Delaney, Jr. on February 24, 2012 for a talk titled, “Reactive inkjet printing, rapid prototyping, and functional inks; a versatile route to new programmed materials.” A current researcher at Boston Scientific, Delaney was brought in to speak at the weekly chemistry […]

Research Leads Back to His Roots

Steve Groskruetz had known for a while that he wanted to pursue a career in research. Growing up on a farm, the science involved in agriculture had always fascinated him. When he arrived at Gustavus, Steve set about trying to take advantage of the research opportunities, approaching Chemistry Professor Dwight Stoll about an independent study […]

A Change of Plans

Carrie Johnson discovers through a summer research position at a medical center that a career in research is where her passion lies. Coming into her freshman year at Gustavus, Carrie Johnson was planning on a career in pharmacy. Her experiences in lab hadn’t piqued her interest so a career in research wasn’t in her plans. […]

Alum Spotlight: Warren Stoltman

A Chemistry alum reminisces about atoms, optometry, and the infamous tornado.

Alum Spotlight: Kristen Oehlke

Kristin Oehlke, (Chemistry class of 1991), director of the through the state Department of Health's Birth Defects Monitoring program, focuses on reducing the number of children born with birth defects in Minnesota.

Apply Soon! Research Funding by Sigma Xi!

Students interested in conducting faculty-mentored research are eligible for up to $500 from Sigma Xi, the Scientific Society.

One Glitch After Another: Researchers take an eventful canoe trip down the Blue Earth River

“There’s been a glitch,” Jeff Jeremiason, professor of chemistry and environmental studies mentioned in passing to a research student and myself as we stood sweating in the humidity. The much-anticipated annual canoe trip had already been postponed twice due to rain, and, despite the 118-degree heat index, we were ready for some physical exercise and […]

Spotlight: Tuan Tran ’13

Tuan Tran, junior ACS chemistry major and mathematics minor, started his education at Gustavus on the pre-medical school track.  After researching with Dwight Stoll, professor of chemistry, however, Tran is reconsidering his options. “I used to want to be a doctor, but I am very interested in Stoll’s research, and may go to grad school […]