September 2019

Updated September 11, 2019 Connecticut Valley local Section (ACS-CVS) Events CVS Executive Board Meeting Date: Saturday, September 7th at 10 AM Location: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Integrated Sciences Building, Room 329All CVS section members are welcome! 3rd Annual Symposium on Applied Synthesis: Frontiers in Organic Synthesis: New Synthetic TechnologiesDate: Friday, September 13th at 9 AM … Continue reading September 2019

CVS-ACS Announces Sixth Annual SURF Award Winners

The Connecticut Valley Section of the American Chemical Society (CVS-ACS) has granted Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) awards to three students to support their work in research labs for the summer of 2019. This SURF provides a $3,500 stipend to students in their sophomore or junior year of college. Award winners and respective advisors will … Continue reading CVS-ACS Announces Sixth Annual SURF Award 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

3rd Annual Symposium on Applied Synthesis

Frontiers in Organic Synthesis: New Synthetic Technologies Friday, September 13, 2019Connecticut CollegeNew London, CTParking Map Here Registration fees:Students/post-docs $20Professional chemists $50Lunch and refreshments included Registration and abstractsubmissions for posterpresentations are now open! https://form.jotform.com/acs_cvs/3rd_Symposium_Applied_SynthesisPoster presentations on any topic in organic chemistry are welcomed and encouragedRegistration Deadline - August 30, 2019 Featured Speakers Tim Jamison MITTodd Hyster … Continue reading 3rd Annual Symposium on Applied Synthesis

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

2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Saturday, April 27, 2019 Amherst College, New Science Center 08:15-09:00 Registration 09:00-09:45 Keynote Speaker: Professor Shawn Burdette; Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: “The Periodic Table at 150: What a Long Strange Trip It Has Been.” 09:50-15:00 Student Talks, Lunch w/Breakout Sessions, Poster Session, Tours of Science Center, Awards Ceremony Amherst College Parking … Continue reading 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium