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Austin Peay State University Department of Chemistry makes hand sanitizer for campus this fall

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When students return to Austin Peay State University (APSU) this fall, they’ll likely clean their hands with home-made sanitizer from the APSU Department of Chemistry.

That’s because University officials decided to tap their own resources last month when the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic made hand sanitizer – an important tool in combating coronavirus – almost impossible to find.

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Lisa Sullivan. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Lisa Sullivan. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University plans for in-person, on-campus classes in the Fall

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday, May 4th, 2020, Austin Peay State University (APSU) officials announced that they plan to move forward with in-person classes on campus this Fall.

The decision comes after collecting information and recommendations from health officials and campus community members who are working on plans to facilitate social distancing and heightened cleaning and sanitation protocols. 

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s “Science on Tap” explores Science of Beer, October 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019,  the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Science on Tap – which drew more than 75 people to Strawberry Alley Ale Works’ Pilsner Room last month at its inaugural gathering – is set to return 5:30pm at the same location.

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. J. Allyn Smith talks black holes at the inaugural Science on Tap Sept. 3, 2019, at Strawberry Alley Ale Works. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. J. Allyn Smith talks black holes at the inaugural Science on Tap Sept. 3, 2019, at Strawberry Alley Ale Works. (APSU)

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APSU Board of Trustees move Austin Peay State University closer to offering second doctoral degree

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN –  On Friday morning, Austin Peay State University (APSU) moved a step closer to offering its second doctoral degree, with the aim of addressing a mental health crisis currently affecting many military communities.

During its spring meeting, the APSU Board of Trustees approved moving forward with a Doctor of Psychology degree in counseling psychology with a concentration in serving military personnel, veterans and their families.

APSU Board of Trustees

APSU Board of Trustees

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Best-selling science writer Sam Kean visits Austin Peay State University for free talk February 7th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a March morning some 2,000 years ago, Julius Caesar had a bad day. A few senators, and some supposed friends, stabbed the Roman emperor in one of the most famous assassinations in human history.

The story may be old – often taught in literature and history classes – but scientist and New York Times best-selling author Sam Kean recently argued that the events of that day still linger.

Sam Kean

Sam Kean

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Two APSU colleges work to prepare science teachers, enrich community

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Philip Short has the heart of a field biologist. He loves wading through creeks or hiking trails, conducting field research. As an assistant professor at Austin Peay State University (APSU), you might expect his office to be in the Sundquist Science Complex, but it’s not.

Short works in the Claxton Building, as a member of the Eriksson College of Education.

Two APSU colleges train science majors to be educators while also providing educational outreach opportunities to local school children.

Two APSU colleges train science majors to be educators while also providing educational outreach opportunities to local school children.

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Austin Peay State University College of Graduate Studies dean to move to faculty position

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Raj Dakshinamurthy has stepped down as associate provost for research and dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Graduate Studies, and on September 1st, he will assume a full-time role as a faculty member in the APSU Department of Chemistry.

Dr. Raj Dakshinamurthy

Dr. Raj Dakshinamurthy

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APSU, Vol State offering new 1+1 agreement in chemical engineering technology

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and Volunteer State Community College are partnering to offer a new transfer degree program, the Chemical Engineering Technology 1+1 Agreement.

This new program links Vol State students with APSU to create a seamless transition from Vol State into the chemical engineering technology (ChET) program at APSU. The two-year program awards the Associated of Applied Science credential. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU staff members honored for continuous service, retirement or education

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several employees at Austin Peay State University were recognized Friday, July 22nd for their continuous years of service. A reception was held in the Morgan University Center ballroom to honor those employees.

Donna Liverett, administrative assistant in the APSU Department of Chemistry, was honored for her 40 years of service to APSU.
Employees with 25 years are Clifford Frederick, Cheryl Garrett, David Gleckler, Denise Hemingway, Michele Jones, Betty Leimer and Julia McGee.

Donna Liverett (right) receives a standing ovation as she is honored for her 40 years of service in the APSU Department of Chemistry during an employee service awards reception July 22nd at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Photographer)

Donna Liverett (right) receives a standing ovation as she is honored for her 40 years of service in the APSU Department of Chemistry during an employee service awards reception July 22nd at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Photographer)

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APSU to award new chemical engineering tech degree to 50-plus candidates

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – During Spring Commencement on May 6th, Austin Peay State University will graduate the first class of students to receive the new Associate of Applied Science in chemical engineering technology.

A total of 53 students will receive the degree, launched for the first time in Fall 2009. The degree program is housed in the APSU College of Science and Mathematics, which will send off its candidates at 10:00am, Friday, May 6th. «Read the rest of this article»

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