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10-03-2011

Nanoscience Event for Pre-college Teachers Oct. 13 at Clarkson University

Clarkson University alumnus and University of New Hampshire Professor of Chemistry Glen Miller will present on "teaching nanoscience concepts" on Thursday, October 13, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Cheel Campus Center on the Clarkson campus.

All northern New York grades 7-12 pre-college teachers are invited to attend.

Miller developed his theme topic for presentation to precollege teachers in the New Hampshire region. It includes a demonstration of nanoscience kits from the Boston Museum of Science.

Miller received both his bachelor's and doctoral degrees in chemistry from Clarkson.

A buffet dinner will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. at a cost of $10 per person, payable at the door.

The Northern New York Section of the American Chemical Society is co-funding the event as part of its celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, 2011.

Teachers wishing to attend should RSVP by October 11 to Richard Partch at 315-268-2351 or partch@clarkson.edu .

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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