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PEOPLE AND PLACES: Rock Creek chemistry fair March 4

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On March 4 all chemistry students from the Rock Creek Chemistry will be participating in the First Annual Chemistry fair at the Events Center in Building 9 from 10 a.m. to noon. Topics have been chosen to highlight the chemistry in our everyday lives and they include: chemical hygiene in your home; environmental chemistry; chemistry and pharmacy; food chemistry; applications of spectroscopy in medicine; nanotechnology; and sustainable practices.

Everybody is welcome to attend. Come and see for yourselves how chemistry is involved in our daily lives and how advances in chemistry have shaped our understanding in medicine, nutrition, and environmental awareness.

Cowburn hired as grant officer

PCC is welcoming its third grants officer to the college family – Stuart Cowburn. For the past several years Cowburn has been with OMSI as a grants manager. He has extensive expertise in informal education and science education and is a former PCC student. Cowburn has a master’s degree in geology and bachelor’s in geology and philosophy.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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