July 2019

Dr. Vance was named a McLagan Family Faculty Fellow in the College of Engineering at CU Boulder.


May 2019

Studies show how homes can pollute indoor air - Science News for Students


April 2019The New Yorker Logo

The Hidden Air Pollution in our Homes - The New Yorker Magazine 


March 2019

As global fight for clean air intensifies, IKEA unveils air-purifying curtain - UN Environment


February 2019 Forbes magazine logo

Bringing Attention to Indoor Air Pollution - Forbes Magazine

Household Chemicals Pose Health Hazards - AAAS News

Cooking, Cleaning Could Raise Air Pollution Levels In Homes, Study Says - CBS Local

Cooking, Frying, Washing, and Cleaning all contribute to outdoor air pollution - Health News OfficeThe Times logo

Toast is more toxic than traffic fumes - The Times 

How to pollution-proof your roast dinner - The Telegraph 

Why your roast dinner could be killing you: Indoor pollution from cooking as bad as in city centres, say scientists - The Telegraph

Your home is a hidden source of air pollution - CU Boulder TodayThe telegraph logo


October 2018

HOMEChem gives chemistry student inside look at air quality - The Triangle


September 2018 AAAR logo

Dr. Vance was elected vice-chair of the Indoor Aerosols and Aerosol Exposure Working Group for AAAR, the American Association for Aerosol Research. This is a 2-year position that starts as vice-chairs and then moves on to chair. Duties include selecting abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the AAAR conferences, proposing plenary speakers, tutorial sessions, and special symposia.

Dr. Vance was interviewed by the Helium Podcast about life in academia as a tenure-track professor. Check out the podcast here.


Royal Society of Chemistry logoAugust 2018

Are you ‘safely indoors’? - Education in Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry) 

30 Seconds of HOMEChem: World's Most Awesome Experiment in Indoor Air - Home Performance on Youtube

Meet Marina Vance, the Skeptic of HOMEChem - Home Performance on Youtube.


July 2018

Large scale experiment probes chemistry inside our homes - Chemistry World Chemistry World logo


June 2018

Indoor Chemistry, and emerging science. - National Press Foundation. Featuring a news story and three video interviews exploring the HOMEChem study.

Nation's largest, most comprehensive indoor chemistry study now underway - EurekAlert.


May 2018

Ryan Elementary, CU Boulder partner to build toy for Children's Hospital Colorado - Boulder Daily Camera (news related to a Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Project)

Rain Game brings science learning to children in the hospital - Mechanical Engineering Blog (news related to a Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Project)


Apr 2018

Designing a UAV system that can outsmart a thunderstorm - Mechanical Engineering Blog (news related to a Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Project)


Apr 2018 C&EN logo

3-D printer emissions raise concerns and prompt controls - Chemical & Engineering News 


Nov 2017
Vance earns $1.25 million Sloan Foundation air quality grant​ - EurekAlert
Bringing chemistry HOME with $1.1 million Sloan Foundation grant - EurekAlert


Jan 2016

Green-er gold nanoparticles - Environmental Science: Nano Blog

Learn about nanotechnology with these tutorial posts! - VTSuN Blog


Oct 2015

Nanotechnology in our everyday lives - VTSuN Blog


Aug 2015

Nanotechnology – old or new? - Environmental Science: Nano Blog


May 2015
Scholar of the Week Recognition - Virginia Tech Office of the Vice President for Research

Great Balls of Fire - Environmental Science: Nano Blog


Nov 2014 Pulse of the Planet logo
Pulse of the Planet - radio interviews:

Ancient Nanotechnology - What's the connection between Notre Dame Cathedral and the cutting edge world of nanotechnology?

Small Is Not Enough - One of the defining characteristics of nano materials is that they have new properties, compared to larger versions of the same materials.

Nano Medicine - Gold nanoparticles can be used in the treatment of cancer.

Nano Inventory - The Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory is an online compendium of products which contain nanomaterials.


Jul 2014
Antimicrobial silver nanoparticles - Radio Health Journal radio interview.

Générateur de vortex : comment fonctionne l'arme anti-grêlons - Science et Avenir - An article explaining how hail cannons work mentioned our research on the environmental and health risks of silver nanoparticles.


Feb 2014 Chicago Tribune Logo
Some antibacterials come with worrisome silver lining - Chicago Tribune


Jan 2014
The nanotechnology in your toothpaste.  - . The article mentions our work on the Consumer Products Inventory.Guardian logo


Nov 2013
Silver nanoparticle use spurs U.S. consumer database - CBC Canada


Nov 2013
29 Everyday Products You Didn’t Know Contain Nanomaterials - Buzzfeed article based on the Consumer Products Inventory


Oct 2013
Nanomaterials database improved to help consumers, scientists track products - Phys.Org


Oct 2013
I lead a team effort at VTSuN to partner with the Wilson Center to perform a large upgrade to the Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory:

Nanomaterials inventory improved to help consumers, scientists track products - Virginia Tech News

Inventory Finds Increase in Consumer Products Containing Nanoscale Materials - The Wilson Center


Sep 2013

Small Science, Big Future - Chemical & Engineering News
Are There Invisible Toxins In Your Food? - Prevention Magazine


Aug 2013

Release of silver from nanotechnology-based consumer products - CEINT


Jul 2013
Release of silver from nanotechnology-based products for children. - Nanowerk


Nov 2011

Researchers assess inhalation of silver nanoparticles from spray products - Chemical Watch


May 2011

What's in that spray? - New Haven Independent

Assessing Realistic Emissions of Airborne Nanomaterials from Consumer Products - ICTAS Connection