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The Virtual Lab

January 19, 2021
Yvonne Gay
Virtual learning has blended seamlessly into the physical classroom this academic year, as professors and instructors have found interesting ways to combine the two platforms. For Oberlin College students enrolled in the Chemistry Principles course this spring, recorded experiments will help them perform lab analysis from their residence halls.
Prof. Thompson and lab equipment

New Instruments Bolster Science Research Capabilities

February 17, 2017
Hillary Hempstead
This January, through a combination of charitable gifts and funds from the college, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry acquired two new instruments that will greatly enhance teaching and research in many areas of chemistry and biochemistry, including environmental and forensic analysis, biochemical and peptide/protein studies, and synthesis of new bioorganic and organic compounds.
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