Minnesota Local Section

October 11th: Photochemistry of Herbicides on Plant Surfaces

Speaker: Amanda Niewnow, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Co-Chair in Chemistry, Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN; Dinner - Honsey Hall; Presentation - Meyer Hall Rm 101

Time: Social - 6 pm; Dinner - 6:30 pm; Speaker - 7 pm; Short business meeting (if required) - 8 pm

Cost: $17 member / $5 student

Menu: Dinner will be plated - choose 1 or 2

1. (Gluten free) House salad, herb roasted prime rib, garlic mashed potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetables

2. (Vegetarian) House salad, vegetable lasagna with alfredo cream sauce, garlic breadstick, fresh sauteed vegetables

Desert: Chocolate mousse with raspberry sauce or lemon meringue pie 

Meal Ticket: Go to the "Web Store" link to purchase meal reservations through Paypal.

Deadline: October 5th

Speaker Bio: Amanda Niewnow grew up near Holdingford, MN and graduated from high school from Becker, MN. She then attended Saint Mary's University of MN where she earned a B.A. in Chemistry and met her husband, Aaron Nienow. Her Ph.D. in (Physical) Chemistry was obtained at the University of Minnesota, followed by the completion of a brief post-doctoral fellowship at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN before coming to Gustavus Adolphus College as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry. In 2013, she was promoted to Associate Professor.