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The Nexus Newsletter is a bi-monthly newsletter designed to connect the global green chemistry community, share information, and support the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® in its mission: to catalyze and enable the implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise and across the Society.

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Eric Beckman: Integrating Green

What will the next twenty years of green chemistry and engineering innovations hold? This is the question that Dr. Eric Beckman seeks to illuminate in his upcoming keynote address at the 18th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. Beckman is a p

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Seth Coe-Sullivan: Improving LED Light Through Quantum Dots

According to the UN Environment Programme, switching to energy efficient lighting could be one of the most significant short-term initiatives to counter climate change1. In addition, it would save everyone a lot of money. In the US alone, the switch to en

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Richard Blackburn: Sustainable Textiles and Dyeing Pioneer from University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Growing, processing, and dyeing fabric is a huge global industry (over $70 billion in the U.S. alone)—and one with a significant environmental footprint. Most people don’t know much about the how our clothes—made of all kinds of materials and colored with

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Remembering Dr. Al Matlack

A passionate advocate for green chemistry, author, and professor at the University of Delaware, Dr. Al Matlack, passed away in early November. According to his family, he died suddenly, apparently without premonition, and only days after finishing yet ano

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soa00
New Contributor II
Sustainable & Green Chemistry Enthusiasts Become ACS Fellows!

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows Program was created by the ACS Board of Directors in December 2008 to recognize members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the Society.  This year, 96 remark

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soa00
New Contributor II
Dr. David Wylie: Remembering a Colleague and a Friend

"Like a Comet

Blazing ‘cross the evening sky

Gone to soon

Like a rainbow

Fading in the twinkling of an eye

Gone too Soon…"

David Wylie was a native of New Zealand and joined the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) in 2011 as the Program Manager.  For over

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j_goldsmith
New Contributor
International Travel Fellowship Brings Young Green Chemists to U.S.

The Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship is awarded to undergraduate through early career scientists who demonstrate outstanding research or educational interest in green chemistry. Breen Fellows receive financial support to participate in an international gr

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CBriddell
Contributor II
Dr. Joseph Fortunak: Green Chemistry and Equal Access to Medicines

“Everybody gets into chemistry because you want to help the world somehow,” says Dr. Joseph Fortunak. Motivated by this, Dr. Fortunak graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a PhD in Organic Chemistry and after a postdoctoral stint at Camb

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