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by Ledwell, Brian A last modified Jul 15, 2014 09:58 AM

Jennifer E. Mihalick, Ph. D.

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry
Past Director, UW System Women & Science Program

office hours (HS 432) Spring 2014:  MTWR 8:30-9:30 am; F 11 am-12 noon; or by appointment

Courses Taught:
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

Educational Interests:
University Studies Program  Explore Team, USP Committee
Wisconsin Teaching Scholar 2009-2010 "Student Reflections on Multiple Ways of Learning"
Inclusive teaching methods
Assessment of Student Learning . . . links to websites about assessment
'06-'07 Faculty Adviser to Oshkosh Scholar, the undergraduate research journal

Lab Research Interests:
Thermochemistry of formation of weakly bound complexes in solution
Current Projects:
1. Binding of heavy metal cations by polysaccharide
2. Binding of dyes by metal mordants

Related Publications:
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

Educational Background:
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

Professional Organizations:
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

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