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Welcome to the Nashville Local Section Blog! Here you can find announcements and blog posts related to section activities and other information.
JRMcKenzie
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Thursday, March 3, 6pm MTSU Science Building, Room 1003: Nationally known forensic chemist Kelly Elkins will speak about using modern techniques to analyze DNA extracted from historic bone and teeth. The results of next generation sequencing demonstrate the potential not only to obtain short tandem repeat (STR) profiles from historic bone and teeth, but also to retrieve phenotypic and biogeographical ancestry information and augment the bioarcheological analysis.

Refer to mstu.edu/calendars for updates

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JRMcKenzie
New Contributor III

On March 2nd , 6pm in the MTSU Science Building, room 1003 join us for the MTSU National Women's History Month 2022 Lecture - Nationally known forensic chemist Kelly Elkins, a founding editor of the Journal of Forensic Science Education, will speak on diversity and forensic science. She will present strategies and approaches for creating an inclusive classroom using the American Chemical Society’s DEIR core values. DEIR demonstrates the society’s commitment to cultivating and promoting a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and respectful community of chemistry professionals.

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JRMcKenzie
New Contributor III

The Nashville Section of the ACS is starting a new program to help fund student travel to ACS National Meetings, SERMACS, and other ACS-affiliated or chemistry-related conferences. Apply today! (Fall 2021 ACS applications will be accepted after start of meeting given late notice!) See eligibility details and application link below

 

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JRMcKenzie
New Contributor III

Join the Nashville Local Section is celebrating our local awardees. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Steven Townsend of Vanderbilt University. Ms. Lena Clark of Franklin County High School and an MTSU graduate will accept the 2020 award for Excellence in High School Teaching.

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JRMcKenzie
New Contributor III


Three Steps to Claiming Your Voice: A Framework for Empowerment

The real power of the women who fought for the right to vote was that they would not be silenced. Yet for all the ways higher education seeks to foster diverse voices, it remains a space where women’s authority is regularly challenged and their voices interrupted, ignored, or silenced. In this hands-on, 90-minute workshop geared toward faculty and graduate students, participants will explore aspects of their professional lives when they feel silenced, learn about the costs of not speaking up, and identify concrete strategies for more confidently advocating for themselves.

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JRMcKenzie
New Contributor III

MTSU Women of Color in Health Care: Women STEM Professionals in the Workforce After Graduation

As part of 2021 National Women's History Month, MTSU graduates and STEM professionals share their stories with the campus and the community. The panelists will answer questions about why they chose careers in health care, how they traveled their career paths, and what they are doing today.

Attend with this Zoom Link
Contact: Judith.Iriarte-Gross@mtsu.edu

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JRMcKenzie
New Contributor III

STEM graduate students at MTSU will share their stories with local high school students and undergraduates. The women will talk about why they chose to major in STEM, what it is like being a woman in STEM classes (where they are often in the minority), how to find one’s voice, and how to reach out for advice.

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leslie_hiatt
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Check out Nashville Local Section events on our Google Calendar!

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leslie_hiatt
New Contributor II

A good hot beverage is a great way to start the day and your board is ready to see the wonderful things the Nashville local section will accomplish this year. Many good things in the works, so follow us on social media to stay updated!

@NashvilleACS (Facebook)

@NashvilleACS (Twitter)
@YccNash (Twitter)
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leslie_hiatt
New Contributor II

We are so excited to reveal our new website! De-cluttered and minimized to serve you better. As always, much of our updates are through social media, so please follow @NasvhilleACS on twitter and Nasvhille ACS on Facebook. You can even add the Nasvhille A

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Mtdavis7
New Contributor III

Our old site (membership.acs.org/n/nashville/) now redirects here.

Oh happy day to have laid the old site down!!!

*Originally posted by Stuart Burris on February 11, 2010 at 1:15 PM 

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