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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Senior Olivia Hayden will graduate this spring with a degree in biochemistry.

Senior biochemist finds Cougar family in Air Force ROTC, research community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor April 28, 2022

Olivia Hayden lifts a 40-pound bag of sand over her shoulders, preparing to walk from Pullman to Moscow alongside her brother and the rest of Air Force ROTC Detachment 905.  At around 3:30 a.m., she...

Jeremy Lessmann, director for the Office of Undergraduate Research, works in his office, Jan. 19, at the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education.

New director of Office of Undergraduate Research will encourage research opportunities

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 20, 2022

Jeremy Lessmann, clinical associate professor and academic adviser  for the department of chemistry, has recently been appointed to director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. “I was asked...

Chemistry 105 TA Cassandra McElroen stands outside a lab room Thursday afternoon in Fulmer Hall.

‘It’s fun to learn, but it’s also just fun to be a part of something’

KAITLYNN LOHMANN, Evergreen reporter October 18, 2021

Senior zoology major Cassandra McElroen became a Chemistry 105 teaching assistant this semester because she enjoys helping people and wants to provide students with a better understanding of the material.  “I...

The kits are funded by lab fees and the WSU provost office. One instructor is using kits for his Mechanical Engineering 401 class.

Students receive learning kits to gain hands-on experience

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2020

Although classes are virtual, some WSU professors were able to send learning kits to students in lab sections for a hands-on experience. The kits are funded by lab fees and the WSU provost office, said...

Lab fees for summer sessions are waived for students taking chemistry courses, so they can purchase lab kits instead. The cost of each kit varies for different courses with some costing over $200. 

Chemistry department now using take-home lab kits

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor May 18, 2020

WSU's Department of Chemistry is adjusting to online classes this summer by using lab kits that allow students to perform laboratory experiments at home.  Cole Mercer, lab manager for CHEM 345, said...

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