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Innovation: ChemEd2017, Dr. K., And Easter South Dakota Graduate Women in Science

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SDSU hosts the biennial ChemEd Conference July 23-27. It brings together chemistry educators from across North America. Organizer Matt Miller says high School and introductory chemistry educators are immersed in an environment where collaboration, support, exchanging ideas and inspiration are expected. Matt Miller is an associate professor of chemistry at South Dakota State University.

Dr. Ranjit Koodali, USD Chemistry Professor joins us to discuss the latest in research around the country. Dr. K is the Public Relations Chair of the Sioux Valley Section of the American Chemical Society. He provides regular collection of science articles and joins Innovation once a month to talk about what’s happening around the country. Today we discuss Bottom-up construction of a superstructure in a porous uranium-organic crystal.

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Michelle Booze, Amanda Schaefer, Megan Quast

Guests discuss the Eastern South Dakota Graduate Women in Science chapter and what it does in South Dakota, some science and the national conference coming to the state in June.

Michelle Booze, PhD, President of GWIS Eastern South Dakota, President Elect of National GWIS, Chair of GWIS 2017 Conference Planning

Megan Quast, M.S., Vice President of Programming of GWIS Eastern South Dakota, Chair Conference Fundraising.

Amanda Schaefer, Treasurer of GWIS Eastern South Dakota, Co-Chair Conference Promotions.