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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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By Aurora Ginzburg, Education Specialist, ACS Green Chemistry Institute

This year the ACS Green Chemistry Institute selected 22 ACS Student Chapters to receive Green Chemistry Awards. Congratulations to all of the recipients! To qualify for this award, a chapter had to complete at least three green chemistry (GC) activities. These activities had to incorporate distinctly GC ideas like maximizing resource efficiency while reducing negative impacts on human/environmental health and safety.

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Huang, Luterbacher, and Mauter: Winners of the 2021 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering and the ACS Green Chemistry Institute are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Awards. These awards recognize the research contributions of scientists worki

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Pharma Roundtable Awards $300,000 in Green Chemistry Research Grants

Eight research groups benefited from the latest round of funding from the ACS Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable (ACS GCIPR), including two international groups.  Funded research projects cover a variety of topics, including membrane sepa

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By Nakisha Mark, 2020 Heh-Won Chang Ph.D. Fellowship in Green Chemistry Winner

My passion towards chemistry began with my ingrained curiosity for cosmetic formulation and fertilizer production. This curiosity was amplified when I realized that many of the

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By Heather LeClerc, 2020 Heh-Won Chang Ph.D. Fellowship in Green Chemistry Winner

With the current pandemic upon us, I have had time to sit back and think about my journey towards becoming a chemical engineering Ph.D. student. As I sit here and write this

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By Evan Riley, Communication Associate, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

The recipient of this year’s Peter J. Dunn Award for Green Chemistry & Engineering Impact in the Pharmaceutical Industry is Dan Bailey of Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Bailey is based at Takeda’s R&D facility in Cambridge, Mass.

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Inaugural Chang Research Fellowship Winners Announced

By Jenny MacKellar, Program Manager, ACS Green Chemistry Institute

Supporting the next generation of green chemists is a strategic priority for the ACS Green Chemistry Institute (GCI). Luckily, the chemistry community is full of accomplished chemists who s

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Eight Students Win Green Chemistry Awards

By Evan Riley, Communication Associate, ACS Green Chemistry Institute

 

In order to reimagine chemistry for a more sustainable future, the next generation of chemists needs to have a working knowledge of green and sustainable chemistry principles and practi

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Each year ACS Student Chapters incorporate green chemistry outreach and activities into their programming in order to receive the Green Chemistry Award. The Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award, created eighteen years ago through a collaboration between

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The Peter J. Dunn Award for Green Chemistry & Engineering Impact in the Pharmaceutical Industry will be presented October 25, 2019 to Prof. B. Frank Gupton at the NESACS Process Chemistry Symposium in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Six Grant Winners Announced by the ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable

Left to right: Fernando Albericio, Beatriz G. de la Torre, Mark Mason, Aaron Vannucci, Arnaud Voituriez, Susan Olesik, and Ryan Shenvi.

 

Researchers from four U.S. institutions as well as South Africa and France received a total of almost $200,000 in fundi

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Celebrating the Winners of the 2019 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

The American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) was honored to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to host the 2019 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards ceremony and reception at the EPA headquarters in Washington D.C. th

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The Undergraduate Student Chapter Awards Ceremony at the ACS National Meeting in Orlando is coming soon, and this year we will be congratulating 76 student chapters who have won the Green Chemistry Award! Included in this number are four International Cha

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Attending and presenting at a scientific conference is an important milestone and professional development opportunity for young researchers. To enable this experience for more early-career scientists, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) administ

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Message from the Director - Celebrating the Winners of the 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

The American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® was thrilled to host the Green Chemistry Challenge Awards ceremony in Washington, DC this week!  ACS GCI coordinated this year’s nomination and review process in selecting the 2018 recipients:

Tom Co

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