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Education 2001

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December 24, 2001

Education Concentrates

NSF reviews demographics of doctoral students for past decade

Purdue center to help develop pharmaceuticals

U.S. students just average in international test of skills

Science fairs go virtual

EDUCATION ROUNDUP

December 10, 2001

PERSPECTIVE

Many factors combine to enable Louisiana State University to yield a large number of African American chemistry Ph.D.s.

October 22, 2001

Education Concentrates

$1 Million HHMI grants foster undergraduate-faculty interaction

Digital learning network grows

Course teaches career skills for chemists

Green engineering textbook debuts

EDUCATION ROUNDUP

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Study addresses role of research practices at baccalaureate schools.

October 1, 2001

WHERE ARE THE WOMEN?

C&EN survey shows only small gains for female faculty in top 50 chemistry departments.

DIVERSITY

Panel seeks reasons for poor representation of women, minorities on chemical faculties.

UP AND AWAY

NASA jet is a flying laboratory that produces reduced-gravity environment used to train science students.

September 10, 2001

ADVICE ON TEACHING

Preparing Future Faculty program offers input and experience for rookie instructors.

July 23, 2001

Education Concentrates

Chem E prof readies students to interact with the real world

Process chemistry collaboration

How to avoid curricular overkill

Undergrads get crack at journal publication

Virtual Learning

Chemistry students benefit from handheld computers that help them visualize chemical concepts.

June 11, 2001

TEACHING THE STUDENT BODY ELECTRIC

Chemistry students benefit from handheld computers that help them visualize chemical concepts.

June 4, 2001

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Discipline is ripe for expansion into materials and biomedical product development.

MINORITIES IN CHEMISTRY

Survey confirms the lack of diversity among top 50 chemistry departments' faculty and ACS journal editors.

May 21, 2001

Education Concentrates

Virtual textbook will clarify solid-state chemistry concepts

Risk/ benefit decision-making taught via green lessons

Multi- institution chemical biology Ph.D. program set to begin

Mathematicians want chemists' input on curriculum

April 16, 2001

Organic Chemistry

Cooperative groups such as peer-led team learning workshops can help students master the subject.

March 19, 2001

Education Concentrates

Student-run firm consults on chemical engineering projects

Learn to assess life cycles by dissecting a telephone

Body chemistry

Combinatorial chemistry goes to school

Experiment with chemistry at home--online

January 15, 2001

Education Concentrates

Chocolate may engage reluctant students

Software clarifies spectroscopic concepts ...

... and aids hands-on operation

Korean aim is quality improvements

Lab course melds three disciplines

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