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Michelle Rogers
A symposium organized by Dr. Kim Woznack to launch the publication of the second edition of Mom the Chemistry Professor (Springer 2018) was held at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Dr. Gail Webster and Dr. Renée Cole presided over two sessions where seven women told their… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
  By Anne E. V. Gorden   Rising Star Award-winner Dr. Karen Mulfort is a chemist in the Solar Energy Conversion group at Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois. Dr. Mulfort earned a dual degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. She then undertook her Ph.D. studies at Northwestern University working… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 the WCC Luncheon featured guest speaker Valerie Kuck, winner of the 2018 Garvan-Olin medal.  After an introduction by former WCC Chair Dr. Amber Charlebois, Valerie presented her work, “Musings of an ACS Volunteer.”    Val described how she began by volunteering for her local section. From the local section Val… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
  Welcome to the Fall 2018 WCC Newsletter!  WCC has been busy during 2018 continuing to work towards our vision of “Empowering Women throughout the Chemical Enterprise”.  I’m happy to report some updates regarding our work.   During the Spring 2018 national meeting in Boston, the WCC implemented a new Project Portfolio-based committee structure. … (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
On Tuesday, March 20th, the WCC hosted the WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award Poster Session at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award provides funding for undergraduates, graduates, and post-doctoral fellows to present their research at a meeting. The Spring 2018 award winners were Alyssa Antropow (Massachesetts Institute of… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
  The 2018 ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences sponsored by The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation was presented to Dr. Rebecca T. Ruck, director of Process Chemistry at Merck.  Becky, who broke the gender barrier playing Little League baseball in Colonia, NJ where she grew up, has been a strong champion of women… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
Boston, Massachusetts August 20, 2018, 7:30 AM - Ticketed Event At the center of industrial, academic, government, and non-profit employers … is you! Making connections is part of the foundation to get to the next level. The three main employers within the chemical enterprise, industry, academics, and government (including non-profits) comprise… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
By Amy Balija and Ana de Bettencourt-Dias   On Sunday, March 18th, a symposium celebrating the accomplishments of female scientists in the field of synthetic chemistry approaches towards energy and environmental challenges occurred at the 255th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans. This symposium was held in… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
    Dr. Michelle O’Malley, 2018 Rising Star Award Winner, is an Associate Professor at UC Santa Barbara researching protein synthesis and manipulation of cellular behavior for biomedical and environmental applications. Michelle grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, fascinated with biology. She was curious about how biological systems worked and felt… (Show more)
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Michelle Rogers
Join WCC and Merck on Sunday August 19th from 8:25 - 12 PM at the Westin Boston Waterfront, Marina Ballroom II to celebrate 9 amazing women who are the 2018 WCC Merck Research Award. At the symposium each of the winners will present a talk on her research. If you would like to know more, check out this flyer for the symposium. 2018 WCC Merck… (Show more)
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