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East Central Illinois Local Section

Welcome to the East Central Illinois Local Section Blog! Here you can find announcements and blog posts related to section activities and other information.
Cyphersmith
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ACS Chemistry Cookout

Join us for a Networking Cookout
The East Central Illinois local section of the American Chemical Society is hosting a spring cookout at the Hessel Park Pavilion in Champaign, IL on Sunday May 6th from 1-4pm.  This will be a great opportunity for science e

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Cyphersmith
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The ECI local section, WCC, and YCC will be hosting events through out the week of October 22nd-28th.  A summary of the events can be found below:

Pumpkin Carving: Monday, October 23 at 6 PM - 7 PM at the CLSL-A Atrium

The YCC and WCC invite you to join us

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Cyphersmith
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Chemistry Rocks!

The East Central Illinois Section of the American Chemical Society invites you to participate in a National Chemistry Week (NCW) celebration from 3:30-5:30 PM on Friday, October 27th at the Urbana Free Library! NCW encourages chemists and chemistry enthus

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Cyphersmith
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ACS at the Illinois State Fair

For the past thirteen years, the Illinois Sections of the ACS have sponsored and run a science tent in the Conservation World section of the Illinois State Fair.  This year, the tent is scheduled to be open from August 10 through the 19th at the Illinois

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Cyphersmith
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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day Activities

Earth Day is Saturday April 22 and the 2017 theme is "Chemistry Helps Feed the World," exploring the role of chemistry in agriculture and its impact on the planet. Our goal this week is to build awareness of chemistry at the local level and to bring inter

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Cyphersmith
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Chemistry of Sports: Smarter, Safer, Faster

Join us on Thursday, March 2nd at 5:30 p.m. at Pizza M as the ECI Local Section and the Younger Chemists Committee host the ACS Program-in-a-Box webinar on the chemistry of sports.  Free pizza will be served at 5:30pm, this is a great time to get to know

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Cyphersmith
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2017 ECI-WCC Ice Skating

The Women Chemists Committee along with the East Central Illinois ACS will be co-hosting an Ice Skating event on Wednesday, January 11th from 7:30-9:30 pm at the UIUC Ice Arena (406 E Armory Ave., near the corner of 4th and Armory). All the East Central I

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Kalimiller
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Save the date for the 2017 Great Lakes Region Meeting!

Abstract Deadline: April 24, 2017

Meeting Dates: June 27-30, 2017

Meeting Location: Fargo, ND

In addition to the 6 voting Districts to which ACS members are assigned, there also are 10 geographical Regio

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Kalimiller
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Please join me in welcoming the 2017 East Central Illinois Local Section leadership team!

ECI Local Section Officers

  • Chair: B.K. Sharma
  • Chair-Elect: Austin Cyphersmith
  • Immediate Past Chair: Kali Miller
  • Treasurer: Laura Sonnichsen
  • Councilor: Amy Nicely
  • Alternate
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Kalimiller
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The ECI ACS local section, WCC, YCC,  SACNAS, and ACS Undergraduate Chapter would like to thank you for contributing to the First Annual ECI Undergraduate Research Conference. We enjoyed learning about all of research undergraduate are performing in our r

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Kalimiller
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ECI's Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) is now accepting nominations for the 3rd YCC Executive Board! More information about each position is available on the google form below. Executive board members must be ACS members and under the age of 35. Please no

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Kalimiller
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ACS on Campus!

The Chemistry Library at UIUC is planning an ACS on Campus event for Thursday, November 10th. This outreach event is geared towards faculty, students and post-docs and brings leaders in chemistry, publishing, research, science communications and career de

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Kalimiller
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Dear ECI Members,

 

The nomination period for our 2017 election is now open. All positions are listed below with a short description of responsibilities. If you wish to nominate yourself or a colleague for an open position, please send an email to east.ce

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Kalimiller
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Immediately following our invited lecture on October 28th from 1-2 pm in 33 Roger Adams Laboratory, we will vote and approve our new bylaws! This is an exciting event because they were last changed in 1998. If you would like to participate in voting, plea

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Kalimiller
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Celebrate National Chemistry Week!

The ECI local section is sponsoring two main events on Friday, October 28th in celebration of National Chemistry Week! NCW encourages chemists and chemistry enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. Local businesses, schools, and ind

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Kalimiller
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First Annual ECI American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference

The American Chemical Society East Central Illinois Section and the University of Illinois Undergraduate Student Chapter extend an invitation for all undergraduates and professionals in the chemical sciences to attend the  First Annual ECI American Chemic

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Kalimiller
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Check out the Fall 2016 Newsletter for a summary of events in our section!

http://eastcentralillinois.sites.acs.org/Newsletters/2016%20Fall%20Newsletter.pdf

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Kalimiller
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Workshop: Transition from Undergrad to Grad

Join our Younger Chemists Committee and UIUC Student Chapter for an afternoon workshop designed to prepare you for applying to and succeeding in your chemistry graduate school program! Two graduate student panels and a professional chemist will discuss th

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Kalimiller
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Program-in-a-Box Webinar: The Chemists Code for Success

Join us on Tuesday, October 11th at 5:30 p.m. at Pizza M as the ECI Local Section and its Younger Chemists Committee learn about 3 Essential Skills Sets for succeeding in chemistry! This program-in-a-box webinar event will describe how your career as a ch

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Kalimiller
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2016 Illinois State Fair

Come help your fellow Illinois ACS Sections run a science tent at the Illinois State Fair!

ACS Volunteer Info Page

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Kalimiller
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Join our YCC for a panel discussion Wednesday June 29th from 6-8:45 p.m. at the Bread Company with current experts on research regarding alternative energy! Topics include, but are not limited to: nuclear energy, solar energy, and nano-scale devices. Dr.

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Kalimiller
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Coffee Informational Meeting with YCC

Come enjoy some free coffee and  refreshments with the local section's Younger Chemists Committee this Friday, May 27th from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at 133 CLSL-A (the Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory at UIUC). You will hear about some of their upcoming s

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Kalimiller
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2015 ChemLuminary Awards

ECI's Women Chemists Committee at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been selected as a finalist for the Best Overall WCC Local Section! Recipients will be announced and the presentation of awards will occur during the 18th Annual ChemLumi

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Kalimiller
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To encourage excellence in scholarship and service throughout our local section, we have chosen five outstanding members as local section award recipients for the Spring 2016 semester. If you know anyone on this list, please congratulate them!

(1) Middle S

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Kalimiller
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Congratulations are in order for the members of the ECI section who have reached 50 years of service: David S. Seigler and John A. Katzenellenbogen! The American Chemical Society takes immense pleasure in acknowledging these distinguished members who have

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Kalimiller
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2016 U. S. National Chemistry Olympiad

We are very excited to say that we successfully hosted the U. S. National Chemistry Olympiad exams in our section this year! Join us in congratulating these four students for their outstanding achievements in high school chemistry.

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Kalimiller
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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2016

Earth Day is Friday April 22 and the 2016 theme is "The Great Indoors- Your Home’s Ecosystem," exploring the chemistry behind indoor air quality issues. Our goal this week is to build awareness of chemistry at the local level and to bring international fo

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Kalimiller
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World of Colors: The Chemistry of Natural Dyes

The UIUC Women Chemists Committee along with the East Central Illinois ACS will be co-hosting "World of Colors: The Chemistry of Natural Dyes", an Earth day event on Monday April 25th, 2016 from 6-7:30 pm at 263 Noyes Lab (505 S Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61

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Kalimiller
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We are happy to announce that the Local Section Activities Committee has approved funding for the first annual ECI Undergrad Research Conference! In general, we will have two poster sessions arranged by topic, a lunch/networking break at noon, and an awar

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n_garcia_rey
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Celebrate Earth Day with ECI-ACS

The East Central Illinois (ECI) local section of ACS brings you “Chemists Celebrate Earth Day." Join us Wednesday, April 22 from 4-6 p.m. at the Illini Union Ballroom to see how chemists can make a positive impact on the environment. In addition to invite

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