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Located in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox College is a four-year, national liberal arts college with 1,400 students from nearly every state and 51 countries. Known for its emphasis on exceptional teaching, Knox faculty provide expert guidance and support to...
Celisha Oscar has been named to the Knox College Dean's List of distinguished students for the 2016 Spring Term. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have earned at least 2.5 credits in t...Spring 2016
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Celisha Oscar '20 has been working on her McNair research project on the thermal stability of unconventionally synthesized liquid crystals. She is part of the McNair Scholars Program, which equips ...Fall 2017
The relationship between mental illness, psychological abuse, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Bloodroot as an alternative treatment to oral cancer in canines. The relationship between social iso...Fall 2017
Student Research AssistantApril 2018 - PresentResearch was a continuation of the summer research with a shifted focus to the impact of mole ratio on Cu2(Propyl Valerate)(Decanoate)3. Different equivalents of caprolactum were tested to achieve a room temperature liquid crystal and a depressed melting point. Gained experience in submitting products to be characterized by elemental analysis, obtaining liquid nitrogen, unique synthesis skills for axial ligand substitution and usage of a mechanical pump.
Student Office AssistantNovember 2017 - PresentTasks and responsibilities related to the management of the McNair Scholars Program. Created, compiled and distributed information to attract potential McNair applicants. In the spring of 2017 shadowed Dr.Andy Mehl for Biochemistry 301 on the behalf of the McNair Scholars program.
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