Category: "Chemistry"

Endowed Chair Appointments Include New Stauffer Chair

October 16, 2014

Hal Van Ryswyk Harvey Mudd College has appointed Professor of Chemistry Hal Van Ryswyk to the inaugural John Stauffer Professorship in Chemistry, an endowed chair established in 2014 by the trustees of the John Stauffer Charitable Trust and with matching funds from the College. An important addition to the $150 million Campaign for Harvey Mudd […]

HMC Professor to Explore Evolution and Faith

March 21, 2013

Equipped with a grant from The BioLogos Foundation, Harvey Mudd College chemistry Professor David Vosburg hopes to spark healthy dialogue on evolution and the Christian faith. His project, “Catalyzing Compatibility of Evolution and Christian Faith on Secular Campuses: Curricular Resources for Student Groups,” was awarded $80,772 through the foundation’s Evolution & Christian Faith grant program. […]

AIDS Course Inspires Students to Use Science to Serve Society

November 29, 2012

Harvey Mudd College students describe the HIV/AIDS course taught by Professor of Chemistry and Biology Karl Haushalter as life changing. “AIDS: Science, Society and Service” combines the science of the HIV infection and its treatment with the social, historical and political context of the disease. The interdisciplinary class features guest speakers from the community, multi-generational […]

NSF Grant Funds Inorganic Chemistry Curriculum and Faculty Development

September 10, 2012

The National Science Foundation has awarded $437,962 to the Interactive Online Network of Inorganic Chemists (IONiC), a group co-founded by Harvey Mudd College chemistry Professor Adam Johnson. The four-year grant will fund a multi-institutional, collaborative project that will introduce inorganic chemistry faculty to the latest research and guide them through the development of new teaching […]

Vosburg Pens Guide to Science-Faith Documentary

September 4, 2012

Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg has published an online study guide for a documentary that seeks to reopen the dialogue between science and faith. Vosburg’s guide presents a six-week study for group discussion of the film, “From the Dust: Conversations in Creation,” which explores mankind’s origin in light of theology, biological evolution, and humanity’s […]