Learn About Some of Keene State’s Newest Students
Keene State’s incoming students who will begin their studies in the fall, are bringing a wide range of experiences and interests to the campus. Check out a sampling of these terrific students.
Chemistry Student Researches Anti-Cancer Molecules
Nicholas DeJesus, a sophomore from New Ipswich, NH is working with associate professor of Chemistry, Dr. Brian Anderson, this summer on research regarding the synthesis and characterization of novel thiosemicarbazones, and binding these molecules to metals including palladium, nickel, and iron to study their structural properties, and possible reactivity. Thiosemicarbazones are known to have medical benefits to humans.
Students Conduct Research on Health Impacts of Common Contaminants
A team of heath science and biology students are studying the health effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). In particular, they are looking at how PAHs affect heart function.
Dr. Melinda Treadwell to Serve as Interim President
The University System of New Hampshire announced that Dr. Melinda Treadwell, the current provost and CEO at Antioch University New England, will be returning to Keene State College as interim president.
Student Learns New Dance Methods in Ghana
Keene State senior and dance student, Olivia Miller, had the opportunity to travel to Ghana to experience culture, meet dancers, and learn new dance techniques. She shared her experiences with Keene State through a video and an academic paper for class.