Acadia Chemistry 100th Anniversary Celebration

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013, the Chemistry Department at Acadia University celebrated its 100th Anniversary.

Morning: Elliott Hall (ELL221) and Tour of the Department
Lunch: KC Irving Garden Room
Afternoon: KC Irving Auditorium and Tour
Evening: Banquet in Fountain Commons


Time Event Room
9:30-9:35 Opening: Ogilve Elliott Hall 221
9:35-10:00 01 - Poulin Elliott Hall 221
10:00-10:25 02 - Clyburne Elliott Hall 221
10:25-10:50 COFFEE BREAK Elliott Hall Lobby
10:50-11:15 03 - Nicol Elliott Hall 221
11:15-11:40 04 - Hamilton Elliott Hall 221
11:40-12:05 05 - Campbell Elliott Hall 221
12:05-1:30 LUNCH KCIC Garden Room
1:30-1:55 06 - Roscoe KCIC Auditorium
1:55-2:20 07 - Marangoni KCIC Auditorium
2:20-2:45 08 - Caravan KCIC Auditorium
2:45-3:10 09 - Thomson KCIC Auditorium
3:10-3:30 COFFEE BREAK KCIC Garden Room
3:30-4:40 Honorary Degrees KCIC Auditorium
4:40-5:00 SNACK  
6:00-7:00 Banquet - Cocktails Fountain Commons
7:00-9:00 Banquet Fountain Commons


Kelvin Ogilvie (’63) – TO OPEN CEREMONY


Abbey Kirumira, CEO, Biomedica Diagnostics Honorary Doctorate
Hermes Chan (’88), CEO, MedMira Honorary Doctorate
John Roscoe ('65), Professor Emeritus, Acadia University The Evolution of Research in Gas Phase Kinetics at Acadia
Christy Thomson ('95), Scientist, Amgen, Vancouver, BC Master of all, expert of none = translational medicine (?)
Peter Caravan (’92), Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA The Chemistry of Biomedical Imaging
Gordon Nicol (’83), Principal R&D Scientist, Sigma Aldrich, St Louis, USA Characterization of Bio-Therapeutics by Mass Spectrometry
Jennifer Poulin (’92), Senior Conservation Scientist, Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry at the Canadian Conservation Institute: the Organic Analysis of Fine Art and Museum Objects
Larry Campbell (’97), Research Scientist, AB SCIEX "Oh, the thinks you can think!” Using New Tools (and Imagination!) to Advance Mass Spectrometry
Tamara Hamilton ('01), Assistant Professor, Barry University, USA Porphyrin Synthesis by Grinding
Gerrard Marangoni, Professor, StFX, Antigonish Viscoelasticity and Surfactants - Systems and Applications
Jason Clyburne, CRC Chair (Tier II), SMU, Halifax Undergraduate Experiences at Acadia: Distilled and Refined


A Short History of Chemistry at Acadia by Dr. John Roscoe

For more information (including some historic pictures from Elliott Hall!) check out the Facebook Event Page.