HU professor’s environmental research featured in chemistry journal

HU Integrative Sciences Professor Dr. Pamela Higgins’ Acid Mine Drainage research has been published in the latest edition of the Journal of Chemical Education and her project is featured on the cover of the journal.

Higgins designed the experiment for HU students (looks specifically at Acid Mine Drainage analysis for a source of chemistry experiment design), conducted the experiment with HU students while teaching  at HU, and published the work.

“The work utilizes the instrumentation we purchased just a few years ago specifically to support undergrad teaching in Chemistry/Biology as well as 3 years of Presidential Research Grant awards to study Acid Mine Drainage in collaboration with undergrad students,” said Dr. Catherine Santai, HU chemistry and biochemistry professor who is a member of the acid mine drainage research team. “The project is a great example of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning that Harrisburg University and encourage faculty to undertake with students.”

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And for more information about the Acid Mine Drainage Research project, visit this Link.

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