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Dr. Cynthia Powell | Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Cynthia Powell | Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

By on June 19, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

“A very important movement in science education is the inclusion of inquiry-based experiments,” says Dr. Cynthia Powell, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry and director of the prehealth professions program. “Inquiry-based experiments require students to plan and execute their own experiments. And a lot of research has shown that this type of experiment helps students […]

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Cliff Pruett (’14) | Biochemistry

Cliff Pruett (’14) | Biochemistry

By on June 18, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Like many students who enter college, Cliff Pruett didn’t really know what he wanted to do. He was drawn to the field of medicine and thought perhaps he would find his calling in a research lab. “It wasn’t until the summer before my junior year when I did a research internship at University of Kansas that I […]

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Emily Howe (’20) | Chemistry

Emily Howe (’20) | Chemistry

By on June 18, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Emily Howe thought she had her life planned out. She was all set to pursue her studies as a musician, arriving at ACU on a music scholarship and playing violin with the ACU orchestra. Her plans changed, however, after she injured her shoulder one Christmas break. Emily could no longer play the violin. That meant […]

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Chemistry professor, students bring message of love to children in Peru

Chemistry professor, students bring message of love to children in Peru

Brad Rix went from zero children of his own to helping “raise” more than 1,000 who belong to other people – and he wouldn’t change a thing. Brad, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, began that journey 10 years ago when he lived in Austin and one of his church friends […]

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