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The Nexus Blog and Newsletter is published by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® to connect and expand the global green chemistry and engineering community. Learn more about us: www.acs.org/gci.
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GChELP Is Preparing Chemists for Success in a Competitive Landscape

The Green Chemistry and Engineering Learning Platform (GChELP) is a free, asynchronous online resource for effective training in practical green chemistry and engineering.

 

While the number of educational institutions prioritizing green and sustainabl

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Chemistry Visionaries: A Leadership Conversation on the Future of Green & Sustainable Chemistry

Visionary leaders Jenny MacKellar from Change Chemistry, Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal from ACS GCI, and Amy Cannon from Beyond Benign discuss the remarkable progress, challenges, and strategic initiatives undertaken in the past year, and where they see gree

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Revolutionizing Chemistry Education with Comic Books & Storytelling: A Q&A with Dr. Colleen Kelley

The creator and founder of Kids Chemical Solutions, Colleen Kelley, Ph.D., pioneers an innovative approach to teaching chemistry through comic books.

As the creator and founder of Kids’ Chemical Solutions, Colleen Kelley, Ph.D., pioneers an innovative

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ACS Sustainability Summit: ‘Reimagining Chemistry Education’ Will Promote Development of a Green and

In a concerted effort to catalyze the propagation of green chemistry and sustainability in the research enterprise, the ACS Office of Sustainability, in partnership with the ACS Education Division and Beyond Benign, is gearing up to host the 2nd Annual AC

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Student Perspectives on the Importance of Training in Green Chemistry and Sustainability
By David A. Laviska, Ph.D., Portfolio Manager for Green Chemistry and Sustainability in Education, ACS Green Chemistry Institute

An interview with graduate students Krystal Grieger and Francisco Yarur Villanueva.

By David A. Laviska, Ph.D., Portfolio Man

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It’s LIVE!! Come join us in the Green Chemistry Teaching & Learning Community (GCTLC) Platform
By Amy Cannon, Ph.D., Executive Director and Co-Founder, Beyond Benign

In the 16 years I have led Beyond Benign, my favorite projects have been the ones where we collaborate closely with the community. Ever since the loss of the GEMs database, we have hea

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Your Qualification in Chemistry for a Sustainable Future at Leuphana University
By Ann-Kathrin Amsel, Coordination Masters Programme Sustainable Chemistry M.Sc., Leuphana University Lüneburg

Learn about two worldwide unique distance-learning study programs offered at Leuphana University, Germany.

Your Qualification in Chemistry for

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Inspiring a Green Chemistry Revolution: The 2023 ACS Summer School

ACS Green Chemistry Institute and a network of thought leaders created a transformative space for students to learn and connect in 2023.

“We want students to know that they are lifetime members of the green chemistry and sustainability community. We expe

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New Workshop Empowers Chemistry Educators to Embrace Green Chemistry Principles

The workshop, coming to ACS Fall 2023 and led by David A. Laviska, equips chemistry educators to embrace green chemistry principles and meet the new guidelines for ACS-certified chemistry degrees.

 

 

 

The ACS Committee on Professional Training (CPT)

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Students are Green Chemistry Leaders in Toronto
By Francisco Yarur (Graduate Student at the University of Toronto) with an introduction by David A. Laviska (ACS Green Chemistry Institute)

As described in the summary that follows, proactive, creative students at the University of Toronto have been focu

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Reimagine Chemistry Education for a Sustainable Future
By Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal, David A. Laviska, and Christiana Briddell, ACS Green Chemistry Institute

 

Chemistry education is undergoing a transformation. To support this change, we highlight our campaign to bring new resources and focus on green chemi

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Why Greener Chemistry Education Matters—and How to Support It
By Amy Cannon, Ph.D., Co-founder and Executive Director, Beyond Benign, and Jeffrey Whitford, VP of Sustainability and Social Business Innovation, MilliporeSigma, (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany)

 

New expanded partnership between global green chemistry n

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Upcycled Green Chemistry Graduate Education Resource: GreenCEL Platform
By Adelina Voutchkova, Director of Sustainable Development, ACS

The ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable launches an updated and upgraded online learning platform to promote the uptake of green and sustainable methodologies amongst both existing and future g

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Nine Outstanding Students Selected for 2023 ACS GCI Travel Awards

By Dr. David Laviska, Portfolio Manager for Green Chemistry and Sustainability in Education, ACS Green Chemistry Institute

It’s awards season at the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (GCI) and we’re delighted that unprecedented numbers of students from under

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42 ACS Student Chapters Honored with Green Chemistry Awards

By Madeline Pandos, ACS Green Chemistry Institute

As school life continued to return to normal in 2022, many ACS Student Chapters took on hosting more activities throughout the year to promote green chemistry ideas. This year the ACS Green Chemistry Insti

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