The Cavendish Chronicle

Department of Chemistry

College of Saint Benedict / Saint John's University

Cavendish Archive

Fall 2015

Grad launch: what the class of 2015 is doing now

 

Summer 2015

Student summer experiences

Patent agent for 3M

Student Awards

Hutcheson, Link move to new positions

Ferero Bello, Gibson take over stockroom positions

Postcards

Medtronic visit

FoCuS moves in

Alum Notes

Spring 2015

Ross, Jochman retire

Muldoon made emeritus

Student presentations: ACS, Undergraduate Molecular Sciences, Biomedical Conference for Minority Students

Student Awards

Faculty Awards

Project IMPACT at Mayo

Chem Club

Alum Notes; pharmaceutical chemist recruited to Nebraska

Postcards from abroad

Curriculum in media

Fall 2014

Working for IBM as an engineer

Public policy in Washington, DC

Student summer experiences: Mayo Clinic, Department of Energy Labs, USDA labs, a municipal water treatment facility, Jackson Fellowship, interning in a hospital, SUR experiences

 

Spring 2014

Navy's Health Careers Scholarship Program

USAF & NASA Labs

Jane Austen's Persuasion

Graham Wins Teaching Award

Jones & Johnson on sabbatical

Chemwiki adopts Structure & Reactivity Pages

Alum Notes: Centracare lures alum back; a Ph.D. in theology; naturopathic medicine

 

Fall 2013

Visiting professor from China; Anquandah, Hutcheson and Hoody join department

Alum Notes: alumni in academic research careers; alumni take positions at Eli Lilly, Agilent, Chevron Phillips, Global Vaccines, R&D Systems; alumni join departments at Pacific Lutheran, U Connecticut; alumni take post-docs at Harvard, Columbia

Videos for lab; concert harpist in chemistry; cross country runners; Breakthrough St. Paul class; working at Bristol-Myers Squibb

"Revolutionary" new curriculum moves to next phase

Grad Launch: grads go to med school at Mayo, pharmacy school at U Iowa and grad school at UCLA, Tulane, Oregon State and NDSU; jobs at Mayo, Medtronic, Atomic Axis and North American Service Group as well as St Cloud Hospital and Dakota Pet Hospital; service with Minnesota Reading Corps

 

Spring 2013

Jakubowski serves on AAMC panel; Chem faculty win awards; Schomer retires; Strollo joins faculty

Focus: Alumni in Benedictine Volunteer Program

Alum Notes: alumni at Ecolab; alumna and students make chem quilt

Chemists can dance

 

Fall 2012

New FoCuS bridge program; McIntee win S. Mary Grell Award; Huber retires

Focus: alumni find careers in public health

Alum Notes: alumna receives graduate fellowship

Student's essay published in New Engl. J. Med.

Summer internships at NASA, Mote Marine Lab, Mayo, Penn State, University of Colombo (Sri Lanka), U MN, Minnesota Valley Testing Labs

Departments nationwide revise curricula

Grad Launch: students head to medical school at Loyola, dental school at U MN and pharmacy school at Creighton; grad school at Purdue, U MN, UND and NDSU; enter service in Benedictine Volunteer Corps and St. Joseph Worker Program

Fall 2011

NSF-TUES grant funds curriculum; Graham gets NSF-STEM grant to fund scholarships; Jones gets NSF grant with Montana State collaborator; Peterson and alumni collaborate in X-ray grant with University of St. Catherine

Focus: alumna is reconstructive plastic surgeon

Alum notes: another alumna wins graduate fellowship

Grad Launch: grads go to med school at Medical College of Wisconsin and U MN; grad school at Stanford, USC, Colorado State, U Iowa, North Dakota State; pharmacy school at U MN and NDSU; public health at U MN; jobs at 3M, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Ecolab, Biothera, Epitopix; service in Teach for America, Benedictine Volunteer Corps, Good Shepherd Volunteers

Junior earns NASA fellowship; senior wins ACS presentation award; summer interns at Fluidic Energy, Mayo Clinic, UND; Mayo Physicians of Tomorrow

 

Spring 2011

McKenna wins Tom Creed Award; N. Jochman wins Extraordinary Performance Award; Fazal & Ross share PittCon Grant

Focus: alumnus at MN Public Health Lab

Focus: alumni in faculty positions at small colleges

Alum Notes: alum gets Science publication; alumnus promoted at Sillker; alumna at Hillman Cancer Center

 

Fall 2010

Focus:  Alumna in the Peace Corps

McKenna, White given duties in faculty governance, administration; Rioux retires; Rick Jochman passes away

Summer opportunities at U Missouri-Columbia, SWU China, NASA, Calwest seeds

Grad Launch: grads go to grad school at Yale, Mayo, UW-Madison, U MN, U Arizona, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; engineering school at Iowa State;jobs at 3M, Ingenics Consulting, Ecolab, General Mills, Pacific Northwest National Lab and the FDA

 

Fall 2009

Department gets new NMR; Peterson joins faculty; Jakubowski's Biochemistry Online gets heavy web traffic

Note from alumnus in clinical lab at Mayo

Summer opportunities at Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Southern Illinois U, Montana State, U Iowa, Zhengzhou (China), 3M and a DC lobbying firm

Grad Launch: grads off to med school at Des Moines, Creighton, Medical College of Wisconsin; grad school at Columbia, Notre Dame, Carnegie Mellon; industry at Surmodics

 

Spring 2009

Focus: Alumna named "Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year"

Alum notes: alumni return to give seminars at CSB/SJU

Chem club visits Discovery School

Ross, Jones awarded research releases

ACS announces new curricular guidelines

 

Fall 2008

Fulton retires; Fazal joins faculty; Jakubowski is chair

 Alum Notes: alumna joins MN Dept Health

Student internships at Medtox, Hormel, LSU, Columbia, Montana State, SWU China

Grad Launch: new grads go to med school at Creighton, Iowa, NDSU; grad school at U MN & NDSU; jobs at Pace Analytical & Mayo Clinic; service at Science Museum of Minnesota, Camphill Village & Okinawa, Japan

 

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