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October 20 , 2008
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Muskingum College Home Page

Please direct questions and comments to: stippel@muskingum.edu

In this issue:

  • Interested in Clinical Laboratory Science?
  • WVSOM Fall Open House
  • National Chemistry Week

Science Quotes

  • "Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower."--Alan Kaye
  • "Opposites are not contradictory but complementary." -- N. Bohr
  • "It is not always easy even for scientists to tell whether their theories are made valid because they accord with reality, or because they accord with other scientists and funding agencies."-- Benjamin Woolley

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    CHEMISTRY TUTORING IS AVAILABLE
    CHEM 105 & 111 -- Sunday and Thursday nights
    CHEM 213 -- Sunday nights
    7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in SC 338

    COMPUTER SCIENCE TUTORING!
    SC 204
    Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8 - 10 PM.

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    Interested in Clinical Laboratory Science?

    Southwest General Health Center, School of Medical Technology is currently accepting applications for students interested in clinical laboratory science for the class starting July 2009. If you are a Junior or Senior science major who may be interested, this is a 12 month NAACLS accredited program in the Cleveland area where completion allows eligibility for national certification examination.  Affiliation agreements can be arranged for 3 + 1 students using this program towards their B.S.

    Candidates should be strong in the sciences having a GPA of 2.75 or higher and will be completing the program prerequisites.

       16 semester hours of Biology including:
           Microbiology
           Immunology
           Genetics or Molecular Biology
           Anatomy and Physiology (1 semester  minimum)

       16 semester hours of Chemistry including:
           Organic and/or Biochemistry

       1 course Statistics

    The application deadline is 12/1/08. 

    Application information can be found at www.swgeneral.com under "Services," then find "School of Medical Technology".

    Or please contact:


    Corinne Hartwell, MS, MT(ASCP)
    Program Director
    Southwest General Health Center-School of Medical Technology

    Phone: 440-816-8859
    e-mail:  chartwell@swgeneral.com


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    WVSOM Fall Open House

    The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is hosting its Fall Open House on Saturday, November 15 from 8:30 to 3:00 p.m. on the WVSoM Campus in Lewisburg, West Virginia. The open house is designed to provide individuals who are interested in becoming a physician with information on admission requirements, financial aid, and osteopathic medicine.

    For more information and registration go to http://www.wvsom.edu/applicants/recruiting.cfm, or RSVP aby calling the WVSOM Office at 1-888-276-7836.

    WVSOM
    400 North Lee Street
    Lewisburg, WV 24901


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    National Chemistry Week

    The American Chemical Society (ACS)Let me take this opportunity to wish all of you a happy National Chemistry Week.  In case you didn't know, the theme this year is "Having a Ball With Chemistry", focusing on chemistry and sports.

    For more info, go to

    http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_TRANSITIONMAIN&node_id=1033&use_sec=false&sec_url_var=region1

    or go to ACS.org, click on EDUCATION  at the top, and then under COMMUNITY OUTREACH click on NATIONAL CHEMISTRY WEEK.

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