University of South Carolina Upstate

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Spartanburg, SC 29303


Welcome back to class!  I wish everyone a productive and successful Spring semester!


 Fundamental Chemistry

CHEM U101CHEM U101L   




           Astrid Rosario

              Associate Professor of Chemistry

              Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering

              Office #: Smith 405

              Phone #: (864) 503-5738                         







     Spring 2016 Course Schedule:                                                                       Spring 2015 Office Hours:

     CHEM U331L       2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (M), Smith 404                               Monday 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

     CHEM U331LL    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (M), Smith 404                                Tuesday 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

     CHEM U331R      8:30 AM - 9: 20 AM (TTh), Smith 203                           Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

     CHEM U331         9:25 AM - 10 :40 AM (TTh), Smith 203                        Any other time by appointment only.

     CHEM U599         1:40 PM - 2:55 PM (TTh), Smith 205




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PolyAspirin, developed by Professor Kathryn Uhrich, breaks down to form salicylic acid molecules.  It passes through the stomach without upsetting it.  One major advantage is it's potential as a controlled release pain reliever.  One dose of PolyAspirin will release salicylic acid molecules over a long period of time!

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