Friday, September 26, 2014

Tuesday, November 11th - Faith and Environment Panel: Empowering the Care of Creation

Villanova University's Center for Peace and Justice Education and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education will have a panel to learn how faith and sustainability work together to create a better future for all.   Panelists will discuss how their faith can drive sustainability efforts around the world and here at home.   Panelists included:  Gaye Burpee (Catholic Relief Services), Dan Misleh (Catholic Climate Covenant) and Rear Admiral David W. Titley, USN (Ret), Director of the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk, Penn State, former Chair of the Navy's Task Force on Climate Change.  
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, Tuesday, November 11th in Bartley 1011

Thursday October 2, 2014 - From St. Francis to Pope Francis to You: Creating a Climate for Solidarity

Villanova University's Center for Peace and Justice Education and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education will present a series of short presentations, videos, and discussions that will help us uncover how the world is changing, and who has felt the negative impacts the most.  Learn how climate change affects the world's poor.   Prof. Chara Armon and Prof. Will Stehl will serve as facilitators. 
4:00 pm, Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Bartley 1011

BIOMED Virtual Grad School Fair - September 30th & October 22, 2014

You are invited to attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on September 30 and October 22, 2014.  The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admissions questions answered by representatives from 30+ graduate institutions during this live 2 day event.
  • Register now to attend the FREE virtual fair to learn more about Graduate Schools of Biomedical Sciences Programs
  • Save your valuable time by meeting school representatives in live chat sessions online
  • Have your questions answered without ever leaving the comfort of your computer
  • Only a One-Time Registration required to meet multiple schools
  • Option to upload your CV prior to the event (CV upload not required to participate)
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Department of Chemistry LEHIGH UNIVERSITY Open House Event on October 25th

The Department of Chemistry LEHIGH UNIVERSITY is pleased to announce that the College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is hosting an Open House Event on Saturday, October 25 from 9:30 am - 2 pm.  Students can use the following link to register:  The Chemistry Department will be hosting a concurrent poster session.   Students who attend the event will meet with faculty and current graduate students to learn about graduate studies in chemistry and biochemistry at Lehigh.  Light refreshments will be served.  The $75 application fee will be waived for anyone who attends this event and applies for graduate studies in the Chemistry Department.   Please email JoAnn DeSalvatore ( with any questions.  For more information on the chemistry department go to:

Thursday, September 25, 2014

November 1st - Graduate Student Open House - BRYN MAWR COLLEGE

The Department of Chemistry at BRYN MAWR COLLEGE invites you to attend our Graduate Student Open House on Saturday, November 1st.   Please contact Professor Jason Schmink by email to register:   and to get further information.
Bryn Mawr College is located at 101 North Meriod Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA  19010

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pharmaceutical Sciences department

Merck & Co. Inc., established in 1891, is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first.  The Analytical Sciences group within the Pharmaceutical Sciences department at Merck is looking to identify high potential students in chemistry or related discipliens that will be graduating in the December/January timeframe for possible positions (BS or MS students).  The roles will be centered in either Rahway, NJ or West Point, PA    Please contact Brian Regler, Ph.D. for more information or to apply.
Join us and experience our culture first-hand — one of strong ethics & integrity, diversified experiences, exceptional science and a resounding passion for improving human health.  As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.  We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Analytical Sciences group located at our West Point PA or Rahway NJ site.  In this role, you would be developing and utilizing characterization techniques to support product formulation development for new Merck products.  In particular, product support includes:
           Analytical methods development and validation
           Analytical investigations
           Process and product characterization
           Developing novel analytical experiments and techniques to predict drug product performance
           Clinical study support

           Completing above tasks in an accurate and timely manner
Effective interaction with other technical, regulatory, research and manufacturing groups is critical.  You'll have the opportunity to work with teams comprised of scientists and non-scientists, to effectively coordinate efforts and track the progress for multiple projects, and to provide technical leadership on interdivisional initiatives.
You would also support the implementation of new technology, including developing expertise in specialized equipment or techniques such as HPLC, LC/MS, GC/MS, Spectroscopy, and Dissolution. You would also keep abreast of innovative and novel scientific developments in the pharmaceutical industry by presenting papers at meetings, attending seminars, and reading relevant literature