Construction Update 07/13/2020

A Walk Around the Chemistry Block. From almost every angle the exterior appearance of the chemistry-building complex has been altered by the construction project. From the south, Daniels has been extended upward by the huge …

Construction Update 05/11/2020

This week’s presentation at the department meeting chronicled progress on several projects the Facilities Committee has overseen. It provides a visual tour of the new chemistry tower from the sub-basement up to the ninth-floor mechanical …

Chemists look for ways to assess and improve indoor air quality

In a city teeming with traffic, it’s common to smell exhaust and other air pollutants on the street. But air pollution doesn’t always stay outside. Fluctuations in outdoor air quality can cause changes in indoor air pollution, which can lead to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and can adversely affect pregnancies, according to the National Institutes of Health.