News - Chemistry

Heath Spillers
April 18, 2022 • Posted in , , ,

Spillers Named Science Lab Coordinator

Heath Spillers, who has taught science at Subiaco Academy since 2015, has been named the new science laboratory coordinator for the Wilson Science Center, effective June 1, 2022. The science lab coordinator position manages the operations of the teaching and research laboratories and also teaches laboratory sections of science courses. Responsibilities also include, developing laboratory […]

Piroska Boros
January 19, 2022 • Posted in , , , , ,

INBRE Grants Helps Secure New Science Equipment

Several University of the Ozarks science programs will benefit from the addition of two new pieces of equipment this semester, thanks to a pair of shared instrumentation grants. The grants, which totaled more than $52,000, are from the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute […]

Destinee Manning

Manning Plans to Make Impact in STEM Field

According to the National Science Foundation, African American women are significantly under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions, holding less than five percent of those jobs in the workforce. University of the Ozarks senior Destinee L. Manning plans to help change that trend. Manning, a chemistry major from Memphis, Tenn., will graduate with […]

Science Center

Construction Begins on Wilson Science Center

Construction began this week on the University of the Ozarks’ new $18.1 million science center, the largest single capital construction project in University history. The Thomas and Frances Wilson Science Center is expected to be completed by next January, in time for the Spring 2022 Semester. The project includes a complete renovation of the current […]

Dr. Sean Coleman

Newly Appointed Division Dean

Dr. Sean Coleman, professor of biology, has been appointed dean of the Division of Sciences and Mathematics at University of the Ozarks, effective June 1, 2018. Coleman replaces Stacy Key, associate professor of practice of mathematics, who has served as dean since 2012. “I am thrilled that Dr. Coleman has accepted the position of dean […]

Julio Molina Pinada
November 6, 2017 • Posted in ,

A Budding Scientist

University of the Ozarks junior Julio Molina-Pineda’s interest in scientific research just got ratcheted up a notch. The biology and chemistry major from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, took home first place in oral presentation in biology at the 2017 Arkansas IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) conference, held Oct. 27-28 at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. […]

Bal Khatiwada
October 6, 2014 • Posted in

Natural curiosity leads Dr. Khatiwada to chemistry

Dr. Bal Khatiwada’s love of chemistry emanates from a zealous curiosity. Dr. Bal Khatiwada, a new assistant professor of chemistry at Ozarks, is a native of Nepal who earned her Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University. “I like to know why something happens and chemistry allows you to examine how and why certain reactions happen,” said […]