GCI Nexus Blog

cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

GCI Nexus Blog

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.
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 32
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 102
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 330
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 429
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 328
CBriddell
Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 131
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 1,113
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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)

... more
0 0 936
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
1 0 1,081
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
1 0 625
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 1,028
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 451
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 1,678
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III
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

... more
0 0 542
ACSGCI
Valued Contributor III

By Julian R. Silverman, Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Math, The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

How can scientists and educators meaningfully connect the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the Principles of Green Chemistry? This is a question Jessica D’eon and I tackled when we agreed to create a teaching module on stoichiometry for an introductory chemistry course. Our idea was to have students discuss the human health and environmental impacts of incomplete combustion by explaining and exploring reaction efficiency and yield.

more
0 0 1,025