U of O Chemists Play to the Crowd

EUGENE, Ore. – ¬†Halloween decorations are everywhere and at the University of Oregon they’re dropping out of the sky. Student affiliates of The American Chemical Society put pumpkins to the test, dropping them from three stories high. Students conducted experiments that included dropping both frozen and unfrozen pumpkins and recording the splatter patterns. According to … Continue reading »

Students Visit UO Chemistry Department

EUGENE, Ore. — Local kids got a taste of higher education Thursday, when they met with the University of Oregon’s Chemistry Department. Students from Hamlin Middle School learned all about the chemistry of color, thanks to faculty members and grad students who volunteered their time. Visits like this are part of the university’s science education … Continue reading »