Events in the Life of the Chemistry Department

(Links to picture albums below!)

Autumn Semester 2005
Spring Semester, 2006

Spring Semester 2006 Calendar:

Calendar items, Spring Semester, 2006

19 January 2006 Dr. Nicola Pohl, Iowa State University, Synthetic Strategies to Decipher the Carbohydrate Code

26 January 2006 Dr. Susan Lever, University of Missouri, Incorporation of Radioactive Isotopes into Biomolecules

January 26, 4:30-5:30pmAn exploration of how science and faith speak about reality and enlighten one another, Dr. Thibaud d’Oultremont, Biological Research Fellow at UC Berkeley, Union Pacific Room.

2 February 2006 Dr. Barry Chin Li Cheung; University of Nebraska, Using Scanning Probe Microscopy to Investigate Assembly of Virus Nanostructures

2 February 2006 Dr. David Crouse, Associate Vice Chancellor, UNMC/Academic Affairs/Graduate Studies The Yin and Yang of Stem Cells Omaha Sigma Xi Meeting, UNMC Alumni House, 510 South 38th Avenue, Social hour 5:00-6:00, Dinner and talk 6:00-9:00, $10.00 Social and Dinner (Students Free) RSVP Dr. Kuszynski or Dr. Casey by 1/30/05

3 February 2006: Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarships due in College of Arts and Sciences

6 February 2006: Deadline to submit abstracts for Nebraska Academy of Sciences for their 116th Annual Meeting to be held 21 April 2006 at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln.

9 February 2006 Dr. Bob Houser, Oklahoma University      

16 February 2006 Dr. Bruce Mattson, Creighton University The Gas Reaction Catalyst Tube

17 February 2006: 2:30, Clare Boothe Luce Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Karin Musier-Forsyth, University of Minnesota, "Understanding the Unique Nucleic Acid Chaperone Activity of HIV Nucleocapsid Protein Using Ensemble and Single Molecule Approaches"

23 February 2006 Dr. Jacob Petrich, Iowa State University, Fundamental and applied uses of light:  From antiviral agents to solvation dynamics to food safety

1 – 3 March 2006 External  Review

16 March 2006 Dr. Viktor Chikan, Kansas State University, Time-resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy of Doped Semiconductor Quantum Dots, Quantum Junctions and Quantum Dot Detectors

23 March 2006 Dr. Heather Desaire, Kansas University, Using mass spectrometry for glycoprotein analysis and HIV vaccine research.

30 March 2006 UNMC                                                

1 April 2006 (Saturday) Chemistry Field Day.

6 April 2006         Dr. Neal Armstrong, University of Arizona 

21 – 22 April 2006: 116th Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln.

24 April 2006 P-Chem poster session.

5 May 2006: Senior Banquet, 11:30 AM

Calendar items, Fall Semester, 2006

19 – 21 October 2006: NSTA's 2006 Fall Conference in Omaha.  


The Creighton Chemistry Faculty and Staff, 2005 - 2006
(See larger picture with names)

Welcome Class of 2006!

The Creighton University Chemistry Majors, Class of 2006
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Mole Day Picnic
(See pictures)

Baumann Scholars Named
Marcel Fallet and David Moody are the 2005 - 2006 recipients
(Go to the Baumann Scholarship page)

The Creighton University Chemistry Majors, Class of 2006: Their last class together, December 9, 2005, Inorganic Chemistry
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Chemistry Christmas Party
December 8, 2005
(See the pix! )

Chem Club Bowling Night
(See pictures)

Congratulations Dr. Julie Soukup!
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Tenured and promoted 14 March 2006

Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 21 April 2006
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P-Chem Poster Session, 24 April 2006
See more pictures and read abstracts


Senior Awards Luncheon
12 May 2006
See pictures.