Mihalick Home Page
Jennifer E. Mihalick, Ph. D.
Halsey Science 432 and 439
Dept of Chemistry
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh WI 54901
office hours (HS 432) Fall 2014: MWF 10:20-11:20 am, TR 8:30-10:00 am, or by appointment
Chem 104 Introduction to the Chemistry of Materials (Quest II in Spring 2015)
Chem 105/106 General Chemistry I and II
Chem 360 Special Topics: History of Modern Science in Britain
Chem 370/371 Physical Chemistry I and II
University Studies Program Explore Team, USP Committee
Wisconsin Teaching Scholar 2009-2010 "Student Reflections on Multiple Ways of Learning"
Inclusive teaching methods
J. R. Considine, J. E. Mihalick, Y. R. Mogi-Hein, M. W. Penick-Parks, P. M. Van Auken. “ 'Who am I to bring diversity into the classroom?' Learning communities wrestle with creating inclusive college classrooms." Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 14(4), 18-30 (2014).
Assessment of Student Learning . . . links to websites about assessment
'06-'07 Faculty Adviser to Oshkosh Scholar, the undergraduate research journal
Thermochemistry of formation of weakly bound complexes in solution
1. Binding of heavy metal cations by polysaccharide
2. Binding of dyes by metal mordants
J. E. Mihalick, W. P. Griffiths III*, J. E. Muten*, T. A. Olson*, J. B. Hein*, "Thermochemistry of Binding of Lead (II) and Cadmium (II) by Saccharides in Aqueous Solution." Journal of Solution Chemistry 28, 1025-1036 (1999).
D. L. Parker, J. E. Mihalick, J. L. Plude, M. J. Plude,T. P. Clark*, L. Egan, J. J. Flom*, L.C. Rai, H.D. Kumar, "Sorption of metals by extracellular polymers from the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa f. flos-aquae strain C3-40." Journal of Applied Phycology 12, 219-224 (2000).
J. E. Mihalick, K. M. Donnelly. “Using metals to change the colors of natural dyes.” Journal of Chemical Education 83, 1550-1551 (2006).
J. E. Mihalick, K. M. Donnelly. "Cooking up colors from plants, fabric and metal." Journal of Chemical Education 84, 96A (2007).
* indicates undergraduate student coauthor
Dreyfus Fellow, Franklin & Marshall College, 1991-1993
Ph. D. in physical chemistry, Stanford University, 1991
A. B. magna cum laude in chemistry, Princeton University, 1985
American Chemical Society
(Divisions of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Education)
Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society
Council on Undergraduate Research
Project Kaleidoscope's Faculty for the 21st Century