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GETTING STARTED — Lex Koltowicz begins his presentation by discussing cannabis varieties.

High on science — Science on Tap presents history of marijuana

Amelia Kashian October 13, 2023

Marijuana is a plant known for its psychoactive effects and has only recently been legalized in Michigan. As its popularity grows, many questions are posed — where did cannabis first come from, and what...

Annual cannabis conference returns to NMU

Annual cannabis conference returns to NMU

Abigail Faix April 21, 2023

On Tuesday, April 25, the second annual Great Lakes Cannabis Education Conference (GLCEC) will be hosted at Northern Michigan University. The conference will begin at 8 a.m. in the Northern Center with...

Haylee Kuehl-Weisser presents her research at another cannabis focused conference in California. She will be presenting her research involving different methods of oil extractions for cannabis at the Cannabis Education Conference on April 19 along with other students from NMU.

Cannabis Education Conference will showcase student scholarship

Andie Balenger, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

Morgan Naumaan and Haylee Kuehl-Weisser, senior medicinal plant chemistry majors, have been conducting cannabis research for the past year. Now that they have finished their research, produced results...

CANNABIS RESEARCH - Gino Pacifico and Tyler Watson present their research on the pharmaceutical applications of chemicals in birch bark. They were personally invited to present their research at the conference by the head of the Cellulose and Renewable Materials.

Students present medicinal plant chemistry research in California

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Three NMU students from the chemistry department attended the annual American Chemical Society conference last week in San Diego to present their capstone research.   The ACS conference brings...

Senior medicinal plant chemistry major Haylee Kuehl-Weiser stands next to one of the hemp plants she analyzed in her senior capstone project. She is one of the students graduating this semester and entering into the growing field of medicinal plant chemistry.

Cannabis capstones

Olivia Apa, Features Writer February 2, 2022

The Medicinal Plant Chemistry program is entering its fifth year of existence and many of its seniors are now engaged in their capstone projects gaining extensive knowledge and experience to excel in the...

Members of the Medicinal Plant Chemistry Club posing for photo as they take a break from picking up trash in Presque Isle Park

Medicinal Plant Chemistry Club gains partnership with Orion GMP Solutions, volunteer opportunities

Ashley Beronja January 28, 2021
The Medicinal Plant Chemistry Club is partnering with Orion GMP Solutions to help students in the club gain experience and learning in a professional setting.
Medicinal movement

Medicinal movement

Ben Garbacz September 20, 2018

Heads turned all over the country when Northern Michigan University announced the opening of the medicinal plant chemistry major. After the increasing number of states and medical organizations legalized...

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