Campus Emergency Exercise Today - May 28, 2015

On Thursday, May 28, Davidson College will conduct a full-scale campus emergency exercise in conjunction with Davidson Police, Davidson Fire Department, Cornelius Fire Department, Mount Mourne Fire Department and Mooresville Fire Department.

The event will occur on the main campus area, and the college asks that the general public avoid the area as much as possible from 9 a.m. until noon. The event will include the presence of emergency vehicles, equipment and personnel.

The exercise is part of regular emergency preparedness activities the college performs every year.

Web alert 1 posted at 9:15 a.m. (sm) | Web alert 2 posted at 9:25 a.m. (sm) | Web alert 3 posted at 9:38 a.m. (sm) | Web alert 4 posted at 9:52 a.m. (sm)

Campus Emergency Exercise Today - May 28, 2015

Martin Chemical Laboratory

Martin Chemistry Laboratory includes a lecture hall, a seminar room, a computer lab, six teaching laboratories, eight student-faculty research laboratories, several instrument rooms, and offices for both faculty and staff.

Major instrumentation includes a 400 MHz FT-NMR; a FT-IR; and instruments for atomic absorption, UV-VIS, circular dichroism, and fluorescence spectroscopy. Other instruments include an ion chromatograph, a HPLC system, a GC, a GC-MS, protein chromatography systems, several lasers, and a polarized light microscope.

The building was named for William Joseph Martin (1830-1896), professor of chemistry, geology, and natural history (1869-1896) and acting college president (1887-1888) and William Joseph Martin, Jr. (1868-1943), professor of chemistry (1896-1912) and college president (1912-1929).


Located at 325 Concord Road, Martin Chemistry faces the Sloan Music Center at the south end of Chambers Building. Parking is available along Concord Road, Faculty Drive and in visitor parking at Baker Sports Complex.