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Good to know: Understanding the chemistry of the world’s great art

      To the untrained eye, strands of unprocessed wool, silk and linen look very much alike. But an analysis of their chemical components shows big differences among them. “Wool is a protein: alpha keratin. You can see alcohol, the chain of carbons, nitrogen and hydrogen,” said Vincen Pierce, a Saint Rose Saint Rose chemistry and Saint Rose math …

Professor Shout-Out! Meet Dr. Amina Eladdadi

Dr. Amina Eladdadi, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has been with Saint Rose since 2009. About: Where did you attend school? I attended Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) and The College of Saint Rose for my undergraduate studies in Computer Science with a minor in Business/Finance,then Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) for my graduate studies in Applied Mathematics (with a concentration in cancer modeling).…

Good to Know: Math Counts

Shelby Rorick knows she is unusual. But for her, delving into mathematical equations and seeing numbers translated into visual patterns is like visiting Disneyland. “I think there are myths passed down from generation to generation that get people into a mindset of thinking ‘if my parents are bad at math, I’ll be bad at it,’ or ‘if I’m a girl…

Good to Know: economics degree = empowerment

There is something about a dismal economy that makes people feel helpless, and not even smart enough to understand what is wrong. “The average person on the street knows about Britney Spears and “Dancing With the Stars” but has very little grasp of the issues confronting the nation,” said Prof. Khalid Mehtabdin, a scholar of managerial economics who has taught…