Exploring a non-traditional path in STEM: Dr. Vincent Lavallo

Submitted by Sergio Lovera / University of California, Riverside on Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:17
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The slides are geared for students at any level of chemistry. The objective is to give an example of a scholar who followed a non-traditional path to becoming a professor, working while taking classes, taking more time to graduate, and becoming an accomplished researcher. An activity based on obtaining information from a group website is attached at the end of the slides. The hope is to have students obtain information relevant to a certain PI and hopefully will help them make future choices. 

Elements Blog Project

Submitted by Emma Downs / Fitchburg State University on Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:30
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1FLO: Perhalogenated Carba-closo-dodecaborate Anions as Ligand Substituents: Applications in Gold Catalysis
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This 1FLO focuses on the fundamentals of catalysis and the interpretation of catalytic data. The questions guide students through the definition of catalysts, turnover frequency, turnover number, and require the students to extract information from a table of catalytic data. The data set comes from the unprecedented activity of carba-closo-dodecaborate ligated gold catalysts in hydroamination reported by Lavallo and coworkers in 2013 (Lavallo, V.; Wright II, J. H.; Tham, F. S.; Quinlivan, S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 3172.

Megan Mohadjer Beromi / United States Naval Academy Mon, 06/27/2022 - 19:58

VIPEr Fellows 2022 Workshop Favorites

Submitted by Barbara Reisner / James Madison University on Sun, 06/26/2022 - 14:31

The second cohort of VIPEr fellows pulled together learning objects that they've used and liked or want to try the next time they teach their inorganic courses.

SLiThEr #36: CUREs in Chemistry

Submitted by Chip Nataro / Lafayette College on Tue, 06/21/2022 - 16:04
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Kari Stone (Lewis University) and Kyle Grice (DePaul University) discuss the implementation of course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) at their schools.

SliThEr #34: Libretext as a Platform

Submitted by Chip Nataro / Lafayette College on Tue, 06/21/2022 - 15:47
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Delmar Larsen (UC - Davis) and Kathryn Haas (Duke) describe the Libretext project with a particular focus on needs within the Inorganic Chemistry curriculum.

Inorganic Chemistry

Submitted by Emma Downs / Fitchburg State University on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 12:52
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The course will cover the elements of the periodic table that are omitted in general and organic chemistry, mainly the transition (d-block) metals.