NEWS 2015



Three in front of a research poster
Kim’s REU Poster 2015 at ITC with Math Mentor Bobby Kunnath and Principal Donna Formica

REU Poster at ITC (Math Mentor Bobby Kunnath, Kim La, Principal Donna Formica) 






STEP activity Making a Slimy Toy: Fun with Polymers (Gary Bonomo, Brian Wilson, Mike Brandt, Dr. Kerwood, Dr. Gillett-Kunnath; June 2015)



Gary doing a demonstrationACS Education Night Outreach: Elephant Toothpaste Color Cascade Demo
Gary Bonomo (General Chemistry Laboratory Manager and Instructor), June 2015




Josh Woods portraitJoshua Woods: Renee Crown University Scholar Winner (Spring 2015, Field: Chemical Engineering, Advisor: Karin Ruhlandt) Synthesis of Novel Heterobimetallic Pyrazolate Compounds as Single Source Precursors





Karin Ruhlandt portraitLiddy Selects Karin Ruhlandt Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Syracuse University Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost Liz Liddy today selected Karin Ruhlandt dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Ruhlandt, who first joined the Syracuse faculty in 1993, has served as interim dean of the college since July 2014.

News 2014

Dr. Ruhlandt with student
Life Sciences Poster Sessions A & S

Laboratories of Opportunity
Karin Ruhlandt takes a step forward, adjusts the glasses on the bridge of her nose, and peers at a small graph in the center of a large, white science poster.



Student presenting a poster
Life Sciences Poster Sessions A & S

Laboratories of Opportunity
Standing next to her is student Cody Webb, who, having just stepped off the plane from a research trip in Graz, Austria.




Dr. Ruhlandt in the labA Catalyst for Change
Leave it to Karin Ruhlandt, newly appointed interim dean-designate of The College of Arts and Sciences, to put a global spin on things.



Dean Ruhlandt portraitRenowned chemist eager to write College’s next chapter
Karin Ruhlandt Begins Term as Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences
The Daily Orange
SU News


Dr. Ruhlandt with studentThe Chemistry of Success
Student Cody Webb traces his achievements at Le Moyne College to his time at Syracuse University
Le Moyne News



News 2013 – 2009


Ruhlandt-Senge Receives NSF Special Creativity Award
Professor Karin Ruhlandt-Senge received a prestigious NSF special creativity award. This award entails the extension of her NSF funding for two additional years without the need to go through a competitive renewal. The focus of work will be alkaline earth metal chemistry, spanning from materials to bioinorganic applications.

News 2008 – 2007

December ’08
Invited speaker – Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Panel review member – Science Foundation, Ireland

November ’08

Invited speaker – “Main Group and Lanthanide Chemistry and Carbanion Symposium”, South Eastern Regional Meeting of the ACS (SERMAC), Nashville, Tennessee

Summer REU Program ’08

A big welcome to the students from SU and Austria who joined our labs for the summer – Michael Bagnall (SU Senior), Elizabeth Nagle (SU Junior), Elizabeth Ziegler (TU Graz)

May ’08

Welcome to the visiting students from Germany for joining the lab for the summer – Daniel Weismann, Graduate Student, TU Kaiserslautern and Peng Wu, Student, TU Clausthal

Congratulations to Dr. Miriam Gillett-Kunnath for bring the Graduate Student Marshall at Commencement and for the best graduate thesis award.

Congratulations to Dr. Miriam Gillett-Kunnath, Dr. Phey Zuniga, Dr. Marites Guino-o and Serina Clancy , BS, for graduating.

December ’07

Congratulations to Miriam Gillett-Kunnath on her doctoral thesis presentation: “Heavy Alkaline Earth Metal Amides: Synthetic and Structural Investigations”

November ’07

Congratulations to Phey Zuniga on her doctoral thesis presentation: “Progress in Heterobimetallic Alkaline Earth Metal Chemistry: New Synthetic Strategies, Structures and Properties”

October ’07

Congratulations to Marites Guino-o on her doctoral thesis presentation: “Placing Heavy Alkaline Earth Metals on the Map: Synthetic Access, Structural Evaluation and Reactivity Studies”

Summer ’07

Beam time awarded to perform experiments using state-of-the-art synchrotron sources at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) at Cornell University