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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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2018 Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship Award Winners

The Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship sponsors the participation of a young green chemistry scholar to attend a green chemistry technical meeting, conference, or training program. This year's winners are enrolled at Ohio State and Colorado State. Both stud

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ACSGCI
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USC Student Emily Roberts Wins Kenneth Hancock Memorial Award

Congratulations to this year’s Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award winner, Emily Roberts, who is a Ph.D. candidate in Materials Chemistry at the University of Southern California. She received the award from the ACS Executive Director and CEO Tom Connelly a

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The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. The U.S. EPA supports the continuation of the awards program for 2018 under the sponsorship of the ACS GCI. To ensure continuity, the award

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Applied Separations Offers Grant for Teaching Supercritical Fluids in College Labs

Applied Separations is a small business based in Allentown, Pennsylvania that has supported greener approaches to chemistry for years. The company manufactures supercritical fluid systems, offers DNA-free laboratory sample preparation consumables and a ne

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Franklin Institute Picks Green Chemistry for 2019 Bower Award Theme

The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pa. has announced it is seeking nominations for the 2019 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science of individuals who have made significant contributions to green and sustainable chemistry. The prizewinner wi

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Winners Announced for the Ciba Award in Green Chemistry

The 2017 Ciba Award in Green Chemistry was awarded to four outstanding students from the Simmons College, University of California - Berkeley, University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Grosse Pointe North High School. These students have shown significant

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2017 Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award Winners Announced

What better place than the classroom for green chemistry – the “field open for innovation, new ideas, and revolutionary progress” – to flourish? In the years since its inception, green chemistry has been increasingly implemented in undergraduate chemistry

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Professors Bruce Lipshutz, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California – Santa Barbara, and Sachin Handa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Louisville, have been awarded the Peter J. Dunn Award for Green Chemistry and Engineering Impact in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

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Innovation for a Better World: The 2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Contributed by Lauren Winstel, ACS Green Chemistry Institute® Research Assistant

The Green Chemistry Challenge awards, administered by the EPA in partnership with the American Chemical Society (ACS) and its ACS Green Chemistry Institute® , recognize and

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Princeton University and United States Merchant Marine Academy Students Win the Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award

Two U.S.-based students have received the 2017 Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award, presented by the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI). Each recipient receives $1,000 and travel support to attend the ACS GCI Green Chemistry & En

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University of Toronto and Trinity College, Dublin Students Win 2017 Breen Memorial Fellowship

The 2017 Dr. Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship winners are Samantha Smith, from the University of Toronto, and Caitilín McManus of Trinity College, Dublin. Each year, the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) awards one or more Breen Memorial Fellowship

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New Grant Program Funds Exploratory Research for Greener Pharma

Green chemistry principles have provided inspiration to many research chemists looking for a new way to think about a challenging technical problem. Unfortunately, the funding to do this kind of exploratory research isn’t readily available. That’s why the

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The ACS GCI Chemical Manufacturers Roundtable Wins U.S. Department of Energy Award

By Robert J. Giraud, Principal Consultant, The Chemours Company and Christiana Briddell, Communications Manager, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

The U.S. Department of Energy has granted the American Chemical Society (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) Ch

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Forget Going for the Gold; We're Going for Green! How U.S. EPA Programs Accelerate Innovation in the Chemical Enterprise

At this year’s Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Portland, OR, I had the opportunity to interview David Widawsky, Director of the Chemistry, Economics, and Sustainable Strategies Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). We d

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The ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable gave out two distinguished awards during the 20th Annual GC&E Conference in Portland, Oregon this past June.

Peter Dunn, recently retired from Pfizer, was recognized for his years of dedicated service to the implementation of green chemistry and engineering through the Roundtable and within the global pharmaceutical industry. The Roundtable presented him with a “Green Chemistry & Engineering Impact in Industry” award.

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