Senior biological chemistry major Aaron Givens will receive the 2012 Delaware-American Chemical Society Undergraduate Chemistry Award at their Education Awards Banquet on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, De. Givens has completed three undergraduate research projects in Professor of Chemistry Dr. Malcolm D'Souza's laboratory, including a joint project with Dr. Qiquan Wang at Delaware State University. Givens' undergraduate research projects have been...[more]
This summer biology majors Amber Wiltbank and Jonie Woodard completed a 9-week NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Delaware State University. The program trained students in Molecular Genetics and Genomics. The experience concluded with a symposium during which students presented posters of their research results. Dr. Lynn Everett, professor of biology, served as their academic mentor. This was Wesley’s sixth year of participation in the REU.[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...
Wesley College might not be the largest or most glamorous institution of higher learning on the map, or even in Delaware, but it suits Mike Drass just fine.
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]
Read updates from the Wesley men's basketball team as they play in Canada.