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Assistant Professor of Physics Kaisa Young is the lead investigator for a recently funded LaSpace grant:  “Legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope: Star Formation in Perseus.”  Dr. Young, along with collaborator Dr. Chad Young, will use infrared observations of the Perseus molecular cloud to study the process by which low-mass stars form. The project will […]

Chad & Kaisa Young, professors of physics, presented at NealFest: Observing the Universe from Molecules to Galaxies  held at The University of Texas at Austin on April 24-27, 2013.

Undergraduate chemistry students are invited to apply for a Spring research internship at Oak Ridge National Lab & other national labs.  Interns will work on cutting edge projects with the best scientists in the world.  Students also receive a stipend ($2000/month), a housing allowance, and have a wonderful time in the Smoky Mountains. More info […]

Ormet Primary Aluminum Corporation, located in Burnside, Louisiana is accepting applications for a Laboratory Technician. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree and a background in chemistry. Starting salary is ~$20/hour + benefits. Contact Tami Diez Templet at 225-474-1645 or Tami.Templet@ormet.com for more information.

Dr. Vincent Sichula and Mi Chen were awarded a Supervised Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) award to study the electrocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide to methanol. The Supervised Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program seeks to foster opportunities for undergraduate students to conduct supervised research with a faculty mentor. Students will have the opportunity to become engaged […]

Drs. Wayment, Lo, and Baker completed the first Chemistry Roadshow, highlighting informative and interesting science concepts like spectroscopy and chromatography; student Holly Falgoust also assisted with the event. The site of the first such effort was Hahnville HS on Friday, April 26th. Students in the AP Chemistry class were invited to learn through computer assisted […]

Nikki Lawless, a Nicholls chemistry alumnus, has been named to manage the Waterford 3 Chemistry Department.  Waterford 3 is a nuclear power plant operated by Entergy.  Lawless has worked there for 18 years, ever since she served at Waterford as a college intern.  Congratulations Nikki!

Jonathan Comeaux, chemistry major, finished second overall in LSU’s Collegiate Race Weekend.   Great job, Jonathan! Photos at: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151379985028562&set=oa.605010262861702&type=1&theater Also, see the Nicholls Cycling Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/499925633370166/

ES&H Consulting Services, Inc. is searching for chemistry students to begin a career with their firm. ES&H’s Consulting and Training Group provides consulting and compliance services to the oil and gas industry. Recent chemistry graduates that may be interested in this industry, please e-mail a resume to employment@esandh.com.

Ormet Primary Aluminum Corporation, located in Burnside, Louisiana is accepting applications for a Laboratory Technician. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree and a background in chemistry. Starting salary is ~$20/hour + benefits. Contact Tami Diez Templet at 225-474-1645 or Tami.Templet@ormet.com for more information.

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