February 2020

Connecticut Valley local Section (CVS-ACS) Events

CVS-ACS SURF Award Solicitation to support summer undergraduate researchers
Application deadline: Friday, February 28
For details: https://cvs-acs.org/2020/02/03/2019-summer-undergraduate-research-fellowship-surf/

CVS-ACS Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduate Career Day
Date: Saturday, February 29 at
Location: CCSU in New Britain, CT
Register at: https://forms.gle/sejRRAHsctKYCqjM6

CVS-ACS Executive Board Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 31 at 7 PM
Location: University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT, Room TBA
All CVS members welcome!

CVS-ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Location: Central Connecticut State University
Save the Date!

Joint ACS Brewery Takeover (with Central Mass and New Haven)
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Still Hill Brewery in Rocky Hill, CT
Save the Date!  More info to come!

CVS-ACS New Members Extravaganza*
Date: July, 2020
Location: Pine Lake Laboratories, Bristol, CT
More info to come!
*Are you new to the Connecticut Valley (last 5 years)? New to your company or to our university? Would you like an opportunity to introduce your research or work to ACS members in CVS-ACS?We are looking for folks interested in giving a 3-5 minute synopsis of their work at our New Members Extravaganza in July!

Contact Jessica A. Martin at jessica.a.martin@uconn.edu if you are interested and would like to learn more!

Central Massachusetts local Section (CMSACS) Events

April Local Section Meeting
Date: April 7, 2020, time TBA
Location: TBA
For more info: https://www.cmsacs.org/

New Haven local Section (ACS NH) Events

Hamden Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020, 10 AM to 3 PM

Location: Hamden Middle School
For more info: https://www.acsnewhaven.org/

The Fifth Annual Student Research Symposium
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Location: Southern Connecticut State University
To submit an Abstract: https://www.acsnewhaven.org/student-research-symposium
More info to come!

2020 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest

Contest Deadline: April 25, 2020
For more information: https://www.acsnewhaven.org/poetrycontest2020

Northeastern local Section (NESACS) Events

NSYCC Social Mixer
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Bar Louie in Fenway (121 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215)
Registration is not required, but appreciated: Email events@nsycc.org.

Program-in-a-Box: The Future of Food hosted by NESACS/NSYCC
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Northeastern University, ChemCentral, Hurtig Hall 115 (334 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115)
To register: https://pib-future-of-food.eventbrite.com/
Questions or concerns, please email: annasromek@gmail.com

22nd Annual Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference (NSCRC)
Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020, 8 AM to 6 PM
Location: CILSE Building at Boston University (610 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215)
Abstract deadline for oral presentations: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Abstract deadline for poster presentations: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Price: $25
For more info and to register: https://www.nsycc.org/nscrc

Assorted Other Events

Internships at Alexion Pharmaceuticals are now posted!
Go to www.alexion.com, click “Careers”, click “Job Opportunities”, click “Job Openings”, then search with the keyword “intern” or “co-op” to see opportunities in New Haven, CT (and other locations).

Critical Topics in Science Laboratory Safety for Science Teachers, CHOs & Their Supervisors
Date: Monday, March 2nd (Snow Date: March 9th) at 9 AM -12 PM
Location: Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103
Price: $200/person
Register here: https://formstack.io/1AFFA

Developing Graduate Student Leadership Skills in Laboratory Safety Workshop

Date: Sunday, March 22 at 3 PM to 6 PM
Location: ACS Philadelphia National Meeting
Price: $25 (UConn students contact jessica.a.martin@uconn.edu to have this fee covered)
Register here: http://dchas.org/2020/02/10/lst-workshop-registration-2020/
Registration deadline: March 8

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedules in Chemistry Departments Around the Region

University of Connecticut, Polymer Program: https://polymer.ims.uconn.edu/seminars/

University of Connecticut, Dept of Chemistry: https://chemistry.uconn.edu/about/events/colloquia/

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dept of Chemistry: https://www.umass.edu/chemistry/events-seminars/2020-01

Wesleyan University, Dept of Chemistry: https://www.wesleyan.edu/chem/colloquia_seminars_and_events/colloquia_spring_2020.html

Northeastern Section Universities: http://www.nesacs.org/curr_events_cal.html

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