NEWS AND EVENTS
(American Chemical Society)
Technology and Engineering
Oil Analysis in the Military. Tribology and Lubrication Technology magazine July 2014 (article begins on p. 34).
Analyzing Your Career Chemistry. inChemistry magazine Feb/Mar 2014
My career profile on the ACS website
Photo by Nancy McGuire
Interesting and unusual careers for college grads with chemistry degrees. My articles on the American Chemical Society's website (links open in a new window).
Chemistry in the Arts
Chemistry in the Military
Chemistry in Social Activism
Tiny Crystal Provides a Big Clue
Geologists have worked for decades to create a model that balances the books on where water comes from and where it goes — a “whole-Earth water cycle”. They had long suspected that there was a subterranean source that acts as a buffer zone to keep the amount of water in the oceans fairly constant. The latest evidence fills in some of the missing pieces.
A sampling of my past writing projects, in pdf form.
See examples of my work in
- Print and online magazine writing
- Website content and organization
- E-newsletter writing and production
- Oral presentations
- Peer-reviewed research
Up now: "The Hat With the Purple Feather." Last Sunday, a little incident concerning a hat with a purple feather came back to visit me, and it reminded me of how the most seemingly insignificant things can change a person's life...
I monitor the comments, and I encourage thoughtful comments and lively dialogue in the comments section.
A sampling of my published fiction from my clips file, with links to the websites where the stories appear.