Chemistry, Physics, & Astronomy, Department of

Announcement    Monday, November 20, 2023
 (Fakayode, S.O.; Walgama, C.; Fernand Narcisse, V.E.; Grant, C. Electrochemical and Colorimetric Nanosensors for Detection of Heavy Metal Ions: A Review. Sensors 2023, 23, 9080). https://doi.org/10.3390/s23229080  in Sensor Special Issue: Nano-Based Electrochemical (Bio) Sensors for Environmental Monitoring.   
Announcement    Friday, October 13, 2023
Georgia College & State University’s Chemistry Department and Science Education Center will hold its biggest celebration of the year—a free Family Fun Night filled with hands-on science activities from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Herty Hall. Family Fun Night is part of National Chemistry Week (NCW), a community-based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Its goal is to promote the importance of chemistry for quality of life. This year’s theme, “The Healing Power of...
Event    Thursday, October 19, 2023
Georgia College & State University’s Chemistry Department and Science Education Center will hold its biggest celebration of the year—a free Family Fun Night filled with hands-on science activities from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Herty Hall. Family Fun Night is part of National Chemistry Week (NCW), a community-based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Its goal is to promote the importance of chemistry for quality of life. This year’s theme, “The Healing Power of...
Announcement    Monday, October 2, 2023
Dr. Sayo Fakayode, chair of Georgia College & State University’s Department of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, is pleased to announce the publication of a study he conducted with four other scientists, including two of his research students. The new publication is called “Rapid Screening and Multicomponent Quantifications of Active Components of Oral Syrup Over-the-Counter Medications by Raman and UV-visible Spectroscopy and Multivariate Regression Analysis.” “This article listed...
Announcement    Tuesday, September 26, 2023
For National Forensics Week, Georgia College & State University is hosting two science nights filled with information and forensic fun for the community to enjoy—a Science Café Wednesday, Sept. 27, and Forensics Night Thursday, Sept. 28. Dr. Catrena Lisse, director of the university’s Science Education Center, will give an interactive presentation called “Molecules of Murder: A Glimpse into Forensic Chemistry” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Birdhouse of Blackbird Coffee in Milledgeville...
Announcement    Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Due to last year's popularity--Georgia College & State University is making Forensics Night an annual event. This year's 'whodunit' will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Herty Hall, room 354. “Forensics Night” is a chance for campus and community residents to help the university’s bobcat mascot Thunder stop a crime. Open to the public and for all ages, the evening is part of national Forensics Week. This year's mystery involves hands-on experiments in Herty Hall science labs,...