Collaborative Approach Raises Pass Rate in Organic-Chemistry Course at Rochester

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Organic chemistry gets a bad rap. "Students hear that this is one of the hardest courses in the world, a killer," says Jack A. Kampmeier, a chemist at the University of Rochester. And truth be told, it is.

In the mid-'90s, about one-third of the 250...

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