Chemistry Department News
Anthony Mangan ’09 was recently selected to participate in the Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study Program through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Mangan graduated from Fisher with a bachelor’s in chemistry and biology.
The fall 2015 First Friday Lecture Series kicks off with a discussion on the evolving nature of science education at St. John Fisher College. The event, which begins with mass and breakfast at 9 a.m., takes place at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room.
St. John Fisher College celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The 31,000 square foot academic facility includes two 100-seat classrooms, teaching laboratories, a lab prep room, faculty offices, and breakout spaces for student collaboration.
St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 17, as a part of Alumni Weekend. Prior to the induction ceremony, the College also unveiled the Hall of Fame’s new home in the recently opened Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building during a cocktail reception.
Benjamin Haywood, a 2014 graduate of St. John Fisher College’s chemistry program, was recently honored by the Louisiana State University (LSU) Chemistry Department.
Alexey Ignatchenko, assistant professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, has been granted a patent for technology that has the potential to revolutionize the production of fertilizers.
Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Dr. Chinwe H. Ikpeze, and Dr. Irene W. Kimaru published an article in the April issue of Educational Research International.
On Tuesday, March 10, the School of Arts and Sciences will host a free screening of the film, “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Basil 135.
Members of the Fisher faculty will be talking about love from their research field perspectives during a panel on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 5:30 in Basil 200. The event is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Dr. Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct Faculty; and Professor Lafayette Eaton, Chemistry Adjunct Faculty, presented two workshops at the Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) Conference. The conference was held from November 1-4 in Rochester.