March 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:

CVS-ACS Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduate Career Day
Date: Saturday, February 29 at
Location: CCSU in New Britain, CT
Register at:

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 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:

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:

The Fifth Annual Student Research Symposium
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Location: Southern Connecticut State University
To submit an Abstract:
More info to come!

2020 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest
Contest Deadline: April 25, 2020
For more information:

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

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:
Questions or concerns, please email:

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:

Additional Events

Internships at Alexion Pharmaceuticals are now posted!

Go to, 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:

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 to have this fee covered)
Register here:
Registration deadline: March 8

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedules in Chemistry Departments Around the Region

University of Connecticut, Polymer Program:

University of Connecticut, Dept of Chemistry:

University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dept of Chemistry:

Wesleyan University, Dept of Chemistry:

Northeastern Section Universities:

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