Posts Tagged ‘ Mark Griep ’

Avery Hall time capsule removed for chemistry celebration

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Campus News, Issue, May 22

Mark Griep, associate professor of chemistry, shows the Avery Hall time capsule to a group of students from York Middle School. The time capsule, placed in the Avery Hall cornerstone in 1916, was removed May 12. Items in the capsule will be featured during an October celebration of Rachel Holloway Lloyd, the university’s second chemistry […]

Chem lab gets $1.6M upgrade

Apr 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, March 31

Two dozen undergrads strain to hear their chemistry 109 lab instructor, Xiwei “Emmi” Zheng, explain the day’s experiment. Zheng isn’t tall, and she has to yell above the din of the lab’s air-handling system. She’s written instructions on a white board that leans against a wall at her eye level, but fixed lab equipment means […]

Scientist’s book links chemistry to big screen

Aug 20th, 2009 | By | Category: August 20, 2009, Campus News, Issue

It’s Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, chemistry-style. How is an associate professor at UNL connected to Elvis Presley, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks and, yes, Kevin Bacon? By his new book, “ReAction: Chemistry in the Movies.” With its publication Aug. 12, chemist Mark Griep and his wife and co-author Marjorie Mikasen have linked the theoretical and […]

Ross to help launch prof’s new book

Jul 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, July 16, 2009

Tome explores role chemistry plays in more than 110 movies The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will host a launch party for “ReAction: Chemistry in the Movies,” by Mark Griep, associate professor of chemistry at UNL and Marjorie Mikasen, a geometric artist. The party will begin with a cocktail hour and book signing at […]