Author Archives: Jaclyn K Werner

About Jaclyn K Werner

Jackie Werner is the GSU Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics & Astronomy librarian.

National Chemistry Week at the Library

Logo © the American Chemical Society. Used for educational purposes.

Happy National Chemistry Week! National Chemistry Week, an event run by the American Chemical Society, focuses on reaching out to the community to foster interest in chemistry. This year’s theme is Chemistry Colors Our World. At GSU, you can stop … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

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Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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Science Reads of 2014

Photo of three stacked books.

Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Giovanni Gadda, Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Giovanni Gadda, Professor of Chemistry, for being named a Distinguished University Professor of Georgia State University. Eight GSU professors have been named Distinguished University Professors “in recognition of their outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Professor of Physics, for being named a Distinguished University Professor of Georgia State University. Eight GSU professors have been named Distinguished University Professors “in recognition of their outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students … Continue reading

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Academic Pranks, Hoaxes, and Tomfoolery

It may be difficult to publish a paper right on April 1st, but academia isn’t completely safe from April Fools’. Check out some of these famous examples of scholarly pranks: F.D.C. Willard, author of two papers in low-temperature physics, was … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29

Closeup on a molecule model made out of balloons.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Harber on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Whether you’re science faculty, a science major, or just looking for interesting events, the Atlanta Science Festival has something for you. As one of the Atlanta Science Festival sponsors, Georgia … Continue reading

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Center for Nano-Optics Created at Georgia State University

Georgia State University’s Center for Nano-Optics, founded December 2013, is focused on creating nanoscale tools to further the use of nanotechnology in biomedicine and other fields. Projects will include further development on two Georgia State inventions: the spaser (an exceptionally … Continue reading

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ChemBioDraw and Chem3D Pro on Library Computers

Ball-and-stick model of the serotonin molecule

ChemBioDraw and Chem3D Pro are now installed on all library computers, as well as being free to download for all Georgia State affiliates.  ChemBioDraw and Chem3D Pro allow chemistry and biology students to construct 2D and 3D molecular models formatted … Continue reading

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Astronomer Hal McAlister to Speak on Georgia State University’s CHARA Array

Georgia State University Professor Emeritus of Astronomy Hal McAlister will be giving a talk, “Georgia State’s CHARA Array Zooms in on the Universe,” at 3:00pm on Monday, October 7th, in the Honors College Auditorium (100 Auburn Avenue). The talk, part … Continue reading

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