Legends of Women in Science: The No Belles
Sep16

Legends of Women in Science: The No Belles

“No Belles” is a performance of the stories of women scientists who have and have not received the Nobel Prize. A significant disparity in our society is the number of women pursuing careers in STEM. An oft cited reason for this imbalance is the lack of good role models. The Portal Theatre group’s “No Belles” makes visible the significant contributions of women in science. Its broad reach of topics is a powerful catalyst for...

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Celebrating 50 Years of ACS Membership: Jan Hayes
Sep16

Celebrating 50 Years of ACS Membership: Jan Hayes

Jan Hayes (center) with Mariela Carpio-Obeso (left) and Bill Miller at the 2018 Fall ACS meeting Janan (Jan) Hayes first joined ACS during her Ph.D. program at Brigham Young University.  She had already gotten her B.A. and M.S. in Physical Science Education from Oregon State University and taught high school chemistry at Fortuna CA High School.  She came to Sacramento as a faculty member at American River College in 1971 after...

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Report from the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education
Sep16

Report from the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

Notre Dame University The 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education was held from July 29th through August 2, 2018 on the beautiful campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. The Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) is a national meeting sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society. The conference is designed for middle school science teachers, secondary school...

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Assistant Professor, Biochemistry at UCSB
Sep16

Assistant Professor, Biochemistry at UCSB

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara announces a search for a tenure-track faculty member in biochemistry with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019 at the Assistant Professor level. Outstanding candidates with research interests in all areas of biochemistry and allied fields are invited to apply, including (but not limited to) synthetic biology, molecular systems biology,...

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Sterling B. Hendricks 2018 Award to James Seiber
Sep16

Sterling B. Hendricks 2018 Award to James Seiber

Dr. James N. Seiber The annual Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship was established by the Agricultural Research Service in 1981 to honor the memory of a great scientist by recognizing scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical science of agriculture. The US Department of Agriculture, American Chemical Society- Agrochemicals Division and Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division awarded the 2018 prize to...

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