Kate Sellar

West Coast Members:  ACS CEO to Speak at Harvey Mudd

Blog Post created by Kate Sellar on Oct 3, 2011

Oct. 6: Dr. Bruce J. Nelson ’74 Speaker Series- Madeleine Jacobs, American Chemical Society

Event Type: Lecture

Location: Harvey Mudd College, Galileo Hall

Thursday, October 06, 2011 7:30 PM


To commemorate the vital role of chemistry in our world, the Nelson Speakers will share exciting new chemical developments and describe current and future opportunities for scientists to preserve the environment, utilize energy, develop new materials and promote health.

Madeleine Jacobs is executive director and CEO of the American Chemical Society. As the first female CEO of the world’s largest scientific society, with 163,000 members worldwide, this much-honored science journalist brings an extensive familiarity and understanding of the chemistry enterprise.

All lectures are followed by a Q&A session and dessert reception. Live streaming broadcast of the lectures may be available as well as videos of past lectures.