September 16, 2013 - King’s College was recently awarded a grant of almost $88,000 from the National Science Foundation to purchase a differential scanning calorimeter which will be used for both undergraduate chemistry classes and for cooperative faculty/student research in interdisciplinary subject areas.
The calorimeter will by used by faculty members in the chemistry department and will support collaborative research in polymer science, biochemistry, and catalyst science.
King’s College will host several events this fall offering prospective students the opportunity to learn more about King’s College. The primary focus of these programs is to inform and update high school students and their families on the benefits of pursuing a King’s College education.
Five King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the fall semester.
Taylor Brainard was awarded a full-tuition scholarship through the Irish-American Scholars Program to study at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown, Northern Ireland. She is a junior majoring in marketing and mass communications.
Theologian Dr. Kathryn Getek Soltis will deliver the Peace and Justice Center’s Annual Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Titled "Visiting the Prisoner: Theological-Ethical Reflections on a Forgotten Place,” the lecture will be open to the public free of charge. The program is co-sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and Peace and Justice Center of Wilkes-Barre.