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Chemistry Contact

Department Chair:

Petar Dvornic

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Contact Person:
Linda Hoesli

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Phone: 620-235-4748
Fax: 620-235-4003

Chemistry Department
101 Heckert-Wells
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Chemistry Stories

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Chemistry Faculty and Students in the Grants and Research Reviews


  • Student discovers passion for polymers at Pittsburg State (PSU Story)
  • Polymer chemistry grads go to industry, advanced programs (PSU Story)
  • Pitt State researcher seeks keys to a brighter energy future (PSU Story)
  • Schaer Science: PSU Polymer Chemistry Initiative (KSNF/KODE)
  • PSU embarks on polymer science initiative (Collegio)
  • New polymer science degrees would offer better opportunities for students. (KOAM)
  • 14 students recognized, 15 awarded grants at the 2014 PSU Graduate School and Research
    Awards Banquet (The Grants and Research Review)
  • Graduate: 'Having people who believe in me has made all the difference' (PSU Story)
  • New polymer program gets strength from subparts (Sun)
  • PSU students share research projects at the Capitol (KOAM | PSU Story)
  • Chemistry Club observes Pi Day with Pi(e) a Professor (PSU story)


Faculty and Staff foodborne illness

Alumni and FriendsFord Partners

  • Ford Partners with PSU to solve plastics problems (PSU Story)
  • New doctor returns to roots (Sun)
  • Heather Knechtges goes far with Ford (Sun)



Events, Speakers, and Lectures

  • 3-D Printing focus of Polymer Lecture Series (PSU Story)
  • Internationally known chemist speak at PSU (PSU Story)
  • PSU sosts American Chemical society meeting (PSU Story| India West)
  • New masters degree offered at PSU (Globe)
  • Regents OK new polymer chemistry graduate degree (PSU Story)
  • PSU offers new graduate degree (KSNF/KODE)
  • Green Chemistry pioneer to speak at PSU (PSU Story)
  • Moving day for biology and chemistry building at Pittsburg State (Globe)
  • Science Day activities put students to the test (Sun | Photos)
  • Department of Chemistry developing new undergraduate and graduate degree programs in polymer chemistry (Sun)


For more stories and press releases,
visit 'Stories of Pitt State' and the PSU 'Press and Media Center