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2010-12-11 00:00:41

Four Coker College students and two professors traveled to New Orleans last week to present their research at the Southeast/Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Hartsville, SC (Vocus) December 10, 2010 Four Coker College students and two professors traveled to New Orleans last week to present their research at the Southeast/Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Coker's students were part of the approximately 200 undergraduate student...

2010-10-30 00:00:39

Coker College Chemistry Professor Dr. Gordon Brown has been awarded a grant from the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund (PRF). The $50,000 grant will enhance Coker's chemistry program by supporting Brown's research on "Rotational Spectroscopy Investigation of Interactions between Carbon Dioxide and N-containing Cyclic Compounds." Hartsville, SC (Vocus) October 29, 2010 Coker College Chemistry Professor Dr. Gordon Brown has been awarded a grant from the American...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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