Tag: chemistry

UA Students Attend Prestigious Yale Bioethics Institute

From the November 2019 Desktop News | This past summer, UA senior Jordan Taylor and junior Caroline Krieger spent their time in the labs and lecture halls of Yale University discussing ethical dilemmas in the sciences at the Sherwin B. Nuland Bioethics Institute, a prestigious seven-week program housed in the university’s campus in New Haven, Connecticut. The program allows participants to wrestle with some of the most difficult decisions they might face in their fields, exploring real-life scenarios with a […]

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Erica Schwalm

Erica Schwalm

According to a 2013 report given by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year. Worse still, 23,000 of those 2 million people die as a direct result of their infections. “Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem, and people are not necessarily aware,” said Penn State Ph.D. candidate Erica Schwalm. “We go to the doctor, we get a set of antibiotics, and we feel better, but bacteria evolve very quickly to […]

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Caleb Hill

Dr. Caleb Hill

Dr. Caleb Hill is advancing the way the world thinks about sustainable technology using an unexpected source—coal. After receiving his doctorate in physical chemistry from UA in 2014, Hill spent two years at the University of Texas at Austin as a postdoctoral researcher and then became an assistant professor of analytical chemistry at the University of Wyoming in 2016. There, he has started his own laboratory focused on nanoscale chemical analysis. In addition to his academic research, Dr. Hill and […]

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