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(Photo by Kathryn Chalmers): Jessica White (Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) and Audrie Langlais (Biochemistry, ’18)
(Photo by Kathryn Chalmers): Jessica White (Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) and Audrie Langlais (Biochemistry, ’18) demonstrate eco-friendly packaging materials as an example of green chemistry. The students trained as Green Chemistry Outreach Fellows at Beyond Benign this past fall and are members of the award-winning UNE Chemistry Club.

UNE Department of Chemistry and Physics adopts Green Chemistry Commitment

February 19, 2018

UNE became the first institution in Northern New England to adopt the Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) at a signing event on February 15. Members of the UNE Community joined the...

A visual display of the Earth at Rheinaue Park, where one of the two conference venues, the Bonn zone, was held. Each of the var
A visual display of the Earth at Rheinaue Park, where one of the two conference venues, the Bonn zone, was held. Each of the various segments of the white ring surrounding the Earth represent a U.N. climate change goal for sustainable development.

UNE undergrad Jessica White attends U.N. Framework on Climate Change Convention in Germany

February 16, 2018

UNE student Jessica White (Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) attended the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, from November 13...

Erica Bonitatibus, Katie Chalmers, Jessica White, Brea Rivard, and Cassandra Ray represented the UNE Chemistry Club at the Stude
Erica Bonitatibus, Katie Chalmers, Jessica White, Brea Rivard, and Cassandra Ray represented the UNE Chemistry Club at the Student Leaders’ Workshop on September 23rd. (Photo by Natalie Machamer)

Amy Keirstead reports on Maine ACS Student Leaders’ Workshop in ‘Chemistry & Engineering News’

November 29, 2017

Amy Keirstead, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Physics, recently published a news item in Chemical & Engineering News , the weekly publication of the American Chemical...

L-R: Brea Rivard ’19, Jessica Woolf ’17, and Molly Wright ’17
L-R: Brea Rivard ’19, Jessica Woolf ’17, and Molly Wright ’17

UNE Chemistry Club receives two American Chemical Society awards

October 03, 2017

The University of New England Chemistry Club, a student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), was recently recognized by the ACS Society Committee on Education Student Chapters Awards program...

Eva Rose Balog
Eva Rose Balog

UNE chemist Eva Rose Balog publishes in ‘ChemistrySelect’

September 13, 2017

Eva Rose Balog, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, co-authored an article titled “Genetically Engineered Elastomeric Polymer Network through Protein Zipper Assembly,” which was published in June 2017 in the journal...

Molly Wright, Brea Rivard, and Jessica Woolf perform green chemistry activities at the Chem Demo Exchange.
Molly Wright, Brea Rivard and Jessica Woolf perform green chemistry activities at the American Chemical Society national meeting's Chem Demo Exchange. The UNE Chemistry Club received an Outstanding Student Chapter Award and a Green Chemistry Chapter Award at the meeting.

UNE students represent Chemistry Club at ACS meeting in San Francisco

April 19, 2017

Three members of the UNE Chemistry Club, President Molly Wright (Biochemistry, ’17), Vice President Jessica Woolf (Biochemistry, ’17) and Brea Rivard (Chemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) recently traveled to San...

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'inChemistry' magazine features two articles about UNE

December 15, 2016

The University of New England was well represented in the most recent edition of inChemistry magazine. The publication, which is published by The American Chemical Society (ACS), interviewed students in...

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