January 25, 2019
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|Professor Heather Kulik||
Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Seminar: 9:45 a.m.
Open Forum: "Women in STEM"
|Wen-Yang Gao, Ph.D.||
Department of Chemistry
Texas A&M University
Thursday, Jan. 31
331 Smith Hall
No-cost tax preparation
The Volunteer Tax Assistance Program, a student-run service organization, prepares tax returns at no cost for University of Minnesota faculty, staff, and students who have unadjusted gross income of less than $54,000. The program is fast, safe, and IRS certified. Learn more and schedule an appointment.
CBITG Student Talks
Two of graduate students, Amani Lee and Stephanie Mitchell, will be giving Chemical Biology Initiative Training Grant student talks at 12:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, Room 105 717 Delaware St. Amani's talk is, “The Development of Multimodal & Multifunctional Nanosensors for 19F-MRI.” Stephanie's talk is, “Chronic Exposure to Complex Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Elicits Rapid Resistance in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1.”
Safety Note: static electricity
Beware the destructive power of winter season static electricity! Discharge built-up static by touching other metal surfaces before using electronic devices or other instruments. E-Shop staff in 136 Smith have seen two laptops and a printer damaged by static electricity in the last two months. Replacement keyboards and USB ports were needed.
The Diversity & Inclusion Committee is hosting a potluck from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, Kate & Michael Bárány Conference Room (117/119 Smith Hall). All members of the chemistry community are welcome – undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral associates, staff, and faculty. RSVP by Wednesday, Feb. 6.
A major event (for chemists), 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, Smith Hall Lobby: Majors are invited to come and talk with chemistry faculty and others in the undergraduate program.