• GC&E Conference Call for Papers, Early Registration, Student Awards

    CALL FOR PAPERS Abstracts are open for submission from January 4, 2017 to February 13, 2017. Submit for presentation at the 21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E) held June 13-15, 2017 in...
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  • 2017 ACS Fellow Nominations Open

    The American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows Program is now accepting nominations for 2017 ACS Fellows. The selection of ACS Fellows is based on two criteria: Documented excellence and leadership that has an impact i...
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  • Call for Applications – Stan Israel Award Nominations

    The Stan Israel Award was established to recognize individuals and/or institutions that have advanced diversity in the chemical sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that promote inclusiveness w...
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  • ACS statement on the Presidential Executive Order

    The American Chemical Society has issued a statement on the Presidential Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.
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  • ACS Industry Symposium: Recent Advances in Drug Development, Nov. 11-12, 2016, in India

    The American Chemical Society (ACS) will host the inaugural ACS Industry Symposium in Hyderabad, India November 11-12, 2016. The event will feature lectures on Recent Advances in Drug Development by the world’s ...
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  • Becoming 'Award Ready', a Free Webinar for ACS Award Nominees and Nominators

    On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT   How do deserving and accomplished chemical scientists from diverse backgrounds become ACS award nominees and potentially winners? Join ACS for a short prese...
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  • Two Pilot Grant Programs for Local Sections - October 17 Application Deadline

    LSAC is sponsoring two pilot grants with funding available to local section members to support key ACS strategic initiatives: Facilitate member participation in virtual events though a Local Section Virtual Event Pa...
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  • Science Coaches - listing of Local Section participants

    I'd like to recognize the members of our Local Section (Central New Mexico) that are participating in the ACS Science Coaches program in an upcoming newsletter.  Perhaps such could also motivate others to do the ...
  • USA Team wins gold, silver and bronze medals at the 48th International Chemistry Olympiad

    A U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad program proudly announced the success of the Alpha Iota Team at the 48th International Chemistry Olympiad competition, which concluded August 1, 2016, in Tbilisi, Georgia.   A...
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  • Congratulations to the 2016 ACS Fellows

    ACS recognizes 57 members this year for outstanding achievements in and contributions to the science, the profession, and the ACS community. The new Fellows will be honored in Philadelphia at a ceremony hosted by ACS ...
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  • Test your Presentation Mettle with an Audience of Patent Examiners

    The Chemical Society of Washington and ACS are seeking speakers to discuss emerging developments in the chemical sciences for a U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) Technology Fair on July 12-13. Speakers can gi...
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  • ACS Scholar Balances Chemical Engineering and Baseball

    “You can’t relax for a second but it’s worth it!” Brian Colon-Rodriguez describes his schedule at the Illinois Institute of Technology where he is earning a chemical engineering degree and on t...
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  • Grants to Increase Senior Member Engagement Available

    The ACS Senior Chemists Committee (SCC) is pleased to offer a limited number of grants to local sections that wish to sponsor an event or activity that will increase the engagement of senior members and encourage inno...
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  • 2016 Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp Students Named

    U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Program is proud to announce the 20 finalists who will attend the Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp, May 31-June 15, 2016, at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. The s...
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  • ACS Member for 76 Years Stays Young and Supports Young Chemists

    As a retired professor of chemistry and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wyoming, Dr. E. Gerald Meyer has dedicated his life to promoting education in the sciences. Still active in this pu...
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  • Get Up to Speed with a Personal Planning Road Map

      If you’ve put off writing your will or making plans for your estate, you’re not alone. However, now is a great opportunity to establish your legacy. Don’t wait to take the first step—yo...
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  • The Power of a Mentor

    For someone who has encouraged countless students to pursue their dreams, it is no surprise Zaida defines her life by her mentors and lives by the golden rule “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.&...
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  • LSAC-Sponsored Mini-Grants Available—Apply by May 31

    The ACS Committee on Local Section Activities is sponsoring two mini-grant programs for local sections: the Local Section Science Café Mini-Grant and the Local Section Bridging-the-Gap Mini-Grant. Local Section...
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  • Periodic Table Wallet Cards - ACS Store

    In recent days when ordering “Periodic Table Wallet Cards” from the ACS Store for some Science Fair participant thank you packs I found that I procured the last few packages of these and that they are now ...
  • New ACS Service to Chemistry Educators – Legal Liability Insurance

    We have all heard of chemical lab fires and accidents and even 1 or 2 law suits relating to them. In response to members’ interest, the ACS Member Insurance Program is now offering a new Chemical Educators Legal...
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