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5/31/11 - Cut & Paste

Posted by Kate Sellar May 31, 2011
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The 2010 ACS Annual Report is Available

 

The 2010 American Chemical Society Annual Report is now available. The report stresses that the Society remains financially healthy and committed to providing its more than 163,000 members with the best programs, products and services to further their careers and advance their science.

In addition to financial information, the 2010 ACS annual report features ACS-by-the-Numbers, Donor and Award Sponsor lists and the Officers’ Message.

In their Officers’ Message, ACS Board Chair Bonnie A. Charpentier, 2010 ACS President Joseph S. Francisco and ACS Executive Director & CEO Madeleine Jacobs concluded, “In the years ahead, we will continue to adapt and grow. We will continue to mirror our members’ aspirations. Like them, we will continue to collaborate, innovate and make a difference in the world.”

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2010 ACS Annual Report available online

For Local Sections:The Bridging the Gap Nano-Grant for Celebrating IYC 2011's deadline is June 1 ($500).

 

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5/4/2011 - Cut & Paste

Posted by Kate Sellar May 9, 2011
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Access Cutting-Edge Research from the Spring 2011 ACS National Meeting

 

More than 500 presentations recorded during the Spring 2011 ACS National Meeting in Anaheim, CA, are now available at www.acs.org/meetingcontent. These presentations feature PowerPoint slides synched with audio and permit you to jump directly from slide to slide.

Reflecting the breadth of science available at ACS national meetings — including this meeting's thematic program of "Chemistry of Natural Resources" — the recorded sessions include:

  • Charles Lathrop Parsons Award: Symposium in Honor of Michael E. Strem
  • Click Chemistry Approaches in Carbohydrate Chemistry
  • Frontier Energy Research
  • Functional Materials from Natural Resources
  • Natural Products and Drug Discovery
  • Nuclear Energy for Today and Tomorrow
  • Solar Power as an Alternative Energy Source

 

Visit www.acs.org/meetingcontent


 

Organic Microelectronics & Optoelectronics Workshop Focuses on Cutting-Edge Science

 

Again this summer, the 7th Annual Organic Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Workshop will bring together a broad spectrum of chemists, materials scientists, physicists, and engineers from industry and academia. The workshop, sponsored by ACS, MRS, and IEEE, will be held July 18-20, 2011, in San Francisco, CA at the Westin San Francisco Market Street.

 

Visit organicmicroelectronics.org to review abstracts from invited speakers who are actively involved in developing products using organic components and to register by July 1 to take advantage of early registration rates.


 

Twenty 2011 Chemistry Olympiad Finalists Named

 

US National Chemistry Olympiad Program is proud to announce the 20 finalists who will attend the Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp, at the US Air Force Academy, Colorado on May 31- June 15, 2011. The students will compete for one of four spots on the USA team, which will participate in the upcoming 43rd International Chemistry Olympiad in Ankara, Turkey, July 9 – 18, 2011.

 

The 20 finalists, eighteen boys and two girls representing seventeen ACS local sections and ten states are:

 

1. Nicolas Ayllon, Katy High School, TX, Greater Houston Local Section

2. Konstantin Borisov*, North Allegheny High School, PA, Pittsburg Local Section

3. Rebecca Chen, Park Tudor School, IN, Indiana Local Section

4. I-Ling Chiang, Mission San Jose High School, CA, California Local Section

5. Jason Ge, Westview High School, CA San Diego Local Section

6. Andrew Guo, Scarsdale High School, NY, New York Local Section

7. Timothy M. Lee*, Arcadia High School, CA, Southern California Local Section

8. Benjamin Liu, West Winsor Plainsboro High School North, NJ, Trenton Local Section

9. Nolan Maloney, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, IL, Chicago Local Section

10. Ruifan Pei, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, MA, Northeastern Local Section

11. Sriram Pendyala*, Mira Loma High School, CA, Sacramento Local Section

12. Tayyab Shah, Vestal High School, NY Binghamton Local Section

13. Elmer Tan*, John P. Stevens High School, NJ, North Jersey Local Section

14. Joe Tung**, Gretchen Whitney High School, CA, Southern California Local Section

15. Joe Wan, Wilde Lake High School, MD, Maryland Local Section

16. Richard Wang*, Central Buck South High School, PA, Philadelphia Local Section

17. Raymond Wu, Canyon Crest Academy, CA, San Diego Local Section

18. Kevin Yan*, Wootton High School, MD, Chemical Society of Washington Local Section

19. Zhuoran Zhang, Mission San Jose High School, CA, California Local Section

20. Cindy Zhao, Brecksville-Broadview High School, OH, Cleveland Local Section

 

* Students who participated in 2010 USNCO Study Camp

** Students who participated in 2009 and 2010 USNCO Study Camp

 

During the two weeks of intensive training students will be mentored by:

Dr. Kristin Fletcher, Chromatic Technologies, Inc, CO

Mr. Steve Lantos, Brookline High School, MA

Dr. Kelli Slunt, University of Mary Washington, VA

Mr. Brian Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, Peer mentor

 

 

 

 

 

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5/4/11 - Cut & Paste

Posted by Kate Sellar May 4, 2011
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Call for Nominations: National Chemical Technician Award

 

The call for nominations for the 2012 National Chemical Technician Award (NCTA) is now open.  Nominees must be currently employed as a chemical technician,and must have worked as a chemical technician for a minimum of five years.  Nominees do not need to be an ACS member. The award will consist of a trip for the winner and a guest to the Spring American Chemical Society National Meeting; March 25 - 29, 2012, San Diego, CA.  Additionally, theawardee will receive a $1000.00 honorarium at dinner held in their honor in SanDiego.    Nomination packets mustbe received by the Committee on Technician Affairs (CTA), no later than September 30, 2011. 

 

Visit www.acs.org/ncta for nomination criteria,complete details and to download the nomination or re-nomination form. Send questions to cta@acs.org.