Chemistry 290 – is an APPLES service-learning Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) course that partners with the Carolina Community Garden (CCG).  Students work in the garden to plant, care for, and/or harvest purslane (Portulaca oleracea), an edible medicinal plant, depending on the season.

Dr. Nita Eskew, Director of Undergraduate Laboratories in the Department of Chemistry) teaches the  “Chemistry of Purslane” course.

For more information, see the article in Endeavors.