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Lawrence and Sally Cohen Science Center

The brand new 72,500-square-foot Cohen Science Center is a monument to research and innovation. Housing the departments of Biology and Health Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, its state-of-the-art labs are designed for flexibility and interdisciplinary research. This promotes creative collaboration where students can work side-by-side with faculty mentors on sophisticated research equipment.

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Featured Project

The Institute for Energy & Environmental Research (IEER). The institute focuses on natural gas extraction derived from Marcellus shale, and will eventually broaden its' reach to include other energy sources, energy distribution, and consumption.

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Alumni SpotlightWilkes Alumnus Paul A. Wender

Dr. Paul A. Wender was recently awarded the American Chemical Society's prestigious Arthur C. Cope Award for his pioneering contributions to synthesis, photochemistry, organometallic chemistry, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, and drug delivery.

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Open House at Wilkes University

Now that you've had a chance to digest the mountains of material you've received from other schools and cruised around our website, it's time to look a little deeper. Open the closets. Look under the rugs. Check out things for yourself.

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Interim Dean: Dr. Prahlad Murthy  | Cohen Science Center 105 | (p) 570-408-4600 | email