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Fall 2013 Update -- The Fairmont State University Wiki was transferred from the previous software into a web format software.  Users can still find all of the information by using the search box located in the left column.

Making Changes -- To make changes to the site, login using your UCA/Password.  Users can then edit existing pages, create new pages, and comment on pages.  

Category List -- This is built by the categories attached to each page.  This allows similar pages to be grouped together and users can find all of the pages easier.  Pages can have multiple categories associated to it.  For example, a page can have categories "Science" and "Chemistry" in order to be listed under both categories.

AIL reports

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 11:25 -- sewm02

AIL reports

This page is for posting sentences from lab reports that express the same information but are written in varying ways. The idea is that all the ways are grammatically correct!

How to vary sentence structure in order to avoid boring the reader. By Jordan Moran

Original Sentence: Tapatio Hot Sauce (15.2276g +/- 0.002g) Great Value Chili Powder (2.9933g +/- 0.002g), and McCormick Black and Red Pepper Blend (3.2339g +/- 0.002g) were added to separate 125 mL Erlenmeyer flasks.


Tue, 06/04/2013 - 11:05 -- sewm02


Atomic Absorption Spectrometer Operating Procedure

1. Turn on the atomic absorption spectrometer (AA) using the main power switch located on the front right-hand side of the instrument. Allow the AA to warm up until the front screen reads, “Recall method y/n?” Sign in your name, time, and the element being analyzed in the AA user’s logbook.

2. Turn on the computer next to the AA, if it is not already on.

Work Request Clarification

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 14:09 -- sewm02

Work Request Clarification

This is a DRAFT page, created with the goal of clarifying for the members of the campus community what types of work requests will be charged to departments and what types of requests are covered by Physical Plant as part of basic maintenance.

Basic Maintenance, covered by Physical Plant:

WSCA Survey Questions

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 13:56 -- sewm02

WSCA Survey Questions


Draft material for Survey Monkey Survey on Recycling.

1. Which of the following statements most accurately describes your level of involvement in recycling?

I never recycle. All materials go into the trash.

I recycle, but only if it's convenient.

I recycle some materials - all of the time.

I recycle some materials- some of the time.

I recycle all materials - some of the time.

I recycle all materials - all the time.


Thu, 06/06/2013 - 13:53 -- sewm02



Brand & Model: Varian-Cary IE UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

UV-Vis operation manual Anyone caught downloading or using any software or playing music on this machine will be baned from the laboratory permanently. If you need to do something like that you must contact either Scanlon or Weekley for permission.

1. Turn the UV-Vis on and allow it to warm up for 20 minutes.

2. When you log in the computer, log in under “FAIRMONT” account, NOT “STUDENT” or “FAIRMONTSTATE”.

Timeline: Goal 5

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 13:40 -- sewm02

Timeline: Goal 5

Create a student life environment that enhances participation in campus events.

Year 1: 2006-07

Success Indicator Tasks: Gather baseline data on events participation. Survey participants as to how they were informed of the event. Revise efforts as necessary.

Action Step 1