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2002

  • September

    • In Memoriam: Louis L. Pytlewski

      September 25, 2002

      In memory... The department passes along with sadness the news that Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Louis L. Pytlewski suffered a fatal heart attack on Sunday October 20.

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    • Dr. Yen Wei Awarded Grant

      September 03, 2002

      Congratulations to Dr. Yen Wei on the award of a $1,345,991 five-year duration National Institutes of Health grant (NIH-NIDCR) entitled "Novel Molecular Composite Dental Materials."

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  • August

    • Material Safety Data Sheets Project Completed

      August 19, 2002

      The MSDS project is now complete! As part of the University's increased attention to safety, Material Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals present in the department's teaching and research labs were required to be within reach of each of the laboratories in the department. You will notice a large number of yellow loose-leaf binders have appeared on each floor that the chemistry department occupies containing these important safety documents.

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  • June

  • May

    • ChemSketch v5.0 Licence Donated to Department

      May 20, 2002

      As detailed in the IRT Technology Update 3.8, Drexel University is the beneficiary of the donation of a site license for ChemSketch v5.0 software from Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, www.acdlabs.com). ChemSketch 5.0 is bundled with ACD/Tautomers, ACD/3D Viewer, ACD/Name (freeware) and the ACD/I-Lab Add-on. This donation is the result of a collaboration between ACD and Dr. Kevin Owens in Drexel’s Chemistry Department. ACD is working to incorporate Dr. Owens’ research groups’ expertise in mass spectral correlation analysis into ACD’s MS Manager software. More information can be found on the ChemSketch information page.

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    • Freshman Writing Contest

      May 16, 2002

      The Freshman Writing Contest Awards Ceremony took place on May 16, 2002.

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  • April

    • Dr. Robert O. Hutchins Endowed Chemistry Prize Established

      April 19, 2002

      The Drexel University Chemistry Department announces the establishment of the Dr. Robert O. Hutchins Endowed Chemistry Prize. Dr. Ira M. Taffer '79/PhD'83 and Dr. Robert Zipkin '79 established the Dr. Robert O. Hutchins Endowed Chemistry Prize Fund to honor Bob Hutchins, The George Sassin Professor in the Chemistry Department of the College of Arts & Sciences. He has been a mentor to Ira and Rob- instrumental in their personal and professional successes, especially with their company, BIOMOL Research Labs Inc.

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  • March