Dr. Murphy is a tenured Professor of Chemistry who joined the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 1995. Prior teaching appointments were at Howard Payne University, the University of New Mexico, the University of Albuquerque and Southwestern University.

Author Archives: Dr. Ruth Ann Murphy

Tips for Getting into Medical School

Are you interested in health professions? If you are considering going to medical school, then here are some tips that will help you as you prepare. Research Medical schools don’t “require” chemical research, but it can be a big advantage in getting accepted. Here in UMHB’s Chemistry Department the following exciting projects are possible – with prestigious...
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Chemistry, Religion & the Trinity

Ever notice in chemistry and science, how some things “come in three’s”? Let’s take a brief quiz… 1. How many basic parts of the atom are there? 3 – Protons, Neutrons, Electrons 2. How many phases of matter are there? 3 – Solid, Liquid, Gas 3. How many types of elements are there? 3 – Metals, Non-Metals, Semi-conductors...
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