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Chemistry

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  • Captivated by molecular beauty and reactions
  • Focused on generating new knowledge for the benefit of mankind
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    Stan Smith

    Professor Writes Questions for National Exam

    Everybody knows what it’s like to face the blank answer sheet of a multiple-choice test. But what’s it like to be on the opposite side of the desk, and write the questions for such a test, especially one that is administered nationally?

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    Lisianthus

    Creating a New Hue

    Research by VMI’s chemistry department is producing cut flowers in shades unknown to nature. Yellow hydrangea and blue lisianthus blooms are the most successful products that have come from studies of how the application of metals can change the color of blooms.

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    Loy Chemistry

    Courses Offer Essential Skills

    At one time or another, chemistry professor Lt. Col. Dan McCain meets in his classes most of the cadets preparing for medical school – no matter whether they are biology majors or chemistry majors.

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