Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Malcolm D’Souza has recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article with Delaware State University’s Associate Professor of Environmental Chemistry, Dr. Qiquan Wang in the Journal of College Teaching & Learning. The introduction details Wesley College’s transition with the National Institutes of Health DE-INBRE program, describing the many hardships first encountered with the expansion of student and faculty involvement in mentored undergraduate research. The...[more]
Wesley College was presented with a Tribute by the Kent County Levy Court on September 25 in celebration of the College being named Corporation of the Year by the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce.[more]
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) used the data obtained at Wesley College to criticize the FDA for not following its own rules. Normally, it’s pharmaceutical companies that come under the scrutiny of the FDA. However, in an interesting twist of fate, the FDA itself is now under fire for not enforcing its own rules.
When Dom Zara first arrived on the Wesley College campus four years ago, it didn’t look like much of a campus at all.
Cars whizzed through on city streets, and it was hard to tell where campus grounds ended and city neighborhoods began. The private school north of downtown had no center of gravity.
“It looked like buildings on streets,” said Zara, a 23-year-old senior. “It didn’t even look like a school.”
All of that changed when students arrived for the fall semester as the college...
Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry junior) and Olivia Hampton (biology senior) each earned a $3,000 undergraduate tuition scholarship from the NASA Delaware Space Grant Consortium (DESGC) for 2012-2013. Each year this competitive award is presented to highly qualified applicants to conduct laboratory research at a DESGC institution. Fernandez-Bueno and Hampton are analyzing the reactions of chloroformate esters that are common ingredients in the synthesis of useful chemical...[more]
Students at Wesley College held a canned food drive this past week to benefit the Delaware Food Bank in conjunction with the 123=ABC Community Service project. Incoming freshmen worked with current students, faculty and staff to serve the community of Dover through the canned food drive and other activities at the Aug. 18 event. The food drive produced almost 400 items amounting to close to 500 pounds of shelf-stable supplies.Approximately 17,000 people per week benefit from the Delaware Food...[more]
In 2011, Wesley undergraduates Brett Sansbury (biological chemistry major) and Olivia Hampton (biology major) began their EPSCoR/INBRE supported summer internship in chemistry under the direction of Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, professor of chemistry. They completed their project analyzing a fungicidal para-substituted aryl thiocarbamate analog in Spring 2012. Their work is now published in the open access peer-reviewed Journal of Chemistry. The recent NSF ARRA sponsored renovated undergraduate...[more]
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Sixteen Wesley College undergraduates presented outcomes of their summer internship at an undergraduate poster session during UD's annual Undergraduate Research and Service Celebratory Symposium on Aug. 9. The students completed their project on varied research themes and were sponsored by the DE-INBRE and the DE-EPSCoR grants. The student mentors at Wesley were Dr. Bruce E. Allison, professor of environmental studies, and Dr....[more]