Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

April 22, 2020 represents the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. For years, chemists have been promoting a better world through recyclable plastics, cleaner-burning fuels, phosphate-free detergents, environmental monitoring, and green chemistry initiatives. To promote the positive role that chemistry plays in the world, ACS established the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) public awareness campaign. This … Continue reading Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

2020 Student Travel Grants

Program details: • Two grants of $500 to be awarded twice a year: Two graduate student awards, two undergraduate awards. • DEADLINE EXTENDED: All applications must be received by 11:55 pm on February 26, 2020. • Send applications to: peczuh+travelgrants@gmail.com • Applicants must be an active participant at the meeting to apply (poster or presentation) … Continue reading 2020 Student Travel Grants

2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

CVS-ACS announces its seventh annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CVS-SURF) competition. Fellowships will be awarded to fund a student for a full-time 10-week summer research experience in a college or university laboratory within the ACS-CT Valley Section area. The fellowship consists of a $6,000 stipend awarded directly to the fellow. Fellow may not hold a … Continue reading 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

National Chemistry Week Contest Winners

The 2019 winners of the "Marvelous Metals" National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest are: Grades 3-5:Josie Lieto, grade 4, Monroe Elementary School, Monroe, CT (Mrs. Sue Dixon and Ms. Stacey Sicherman) Grades 6-8:Eva Lockwood, grade 7, Woodbury Middle School, Woodbury CT (Ms. Mary Barta) Grades 9-12:Jorge Arroyo, grade 11, A.I. Prince Technical High School, Hartford, … Continue reading National Chemistry Week Contest Winners

ACS-CVS Supports Poster Awardees at Student Symposium

The second annual Chemistry/MCB symposium was held at UConn on March 30th 2019. This student organized symposium tries to bring the two departments together and foster new collaborative posters. The opening remarks were given by Dr. Nathan Alder (MCB) and Dr. Alfredo Angeles-Boza (Chemistry). Over 30 people attended the faculty and student talks, as well … Continue reading ACS-CVS Supports Poster Awardees at Student Symposium

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day Contest

During 2019’s International Year of the Periodic Table, Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCEW) will be celebrated April 21-27, 2019 with the theme, "Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper."  Here is the information about this year's Illustrated Poem Contest.  Please contact Sharon Palmer (palmers@arps.org) for more information or to order copies of Celebrating Chemistry. 2019 CCEW Illustrated Poem … Continue reading Chemists Celebrate Earth Day Contest