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Nicholls Professor Receives Patent for Postdoctoral Research

THIBODAUX, La. — A Nicholls State University professor of chemistry has been awarded a patent for a process that converts an industrial waste product into a useful organic molecule. During his postdoctoral research at Louisiana State University in 2014, Nicholls assistant chemistry professor Dr. Uttam Pokharel was part of a team that developed a process …

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Nicholls Biology Students Take Home Awards from Fisheries Meeting

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University was once again well-represented at the Louisiana Chapter of American Fisheries Society annual meeting on May 23-24 in Thibodaux.  Three Nicholls marine and environmental biology graduate students received research awards, and for the third consecutive year, a Nicholls student earned the top abstract award. That student is Rissa Inselman, a …

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Biology Instructor to Visit Indonesia as World Class Professor

A Nicholls biology professor has been selected to visit Indonesia in August as part of the World Class Professor program. Dr. Raj Boopathy, Alcee Fortier Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, will visit the Institute of Technology, Bandung, for two weeks. The Indonesian government only awards 10 World Class Professorships every year, and it is based …

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