Save the Date: Scinema movie and TED-Style Talk
Aug18

Save the Date: Scinema movie and TED-Style Talk

Scinema aims to educate a general audience about the current state of science and technology depicted on the silver screen by pairing popular movies with TED-style talks given by leading experts in the field. Scinema movie and TED-style talk with     Dr. Steven Farmer, Chemistry Professor Sonoma State University   October 26th, 2019 UC Davis...

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Bill Casey Named 2019 ACS Fellow
Aug18

Bill Casey Named 2019 ACS Fellow

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Bill Casey has been named a 2019 ACS Fellow. The announcement can be found here. Professor Casey’s research involves the study of reactions between water, rock, and minerals—work that recently led to a new mineral, caseyite, being named in his honor! See the UC Davis press release...

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Christopher Sousa Wins Student Scholarship
Aug18

Christopher Sousa Wins Student Scholarship

ACS Sacramento Section is happy to announce that Christopher Sousa has won the 2019 John Berg High School Chemistry Student Scholarship. He wins $1,000 towards his study of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UC Davis. While at Sheldon High School, he was ranked in the top 20 of his class of 580. He was an active and valued contributor to the Sheldon Biotechnology Academy and an award-winning member of the Sheldon Science Olympiad...

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Outreach Training Program (OTP)
Jun30

Outreach Training Program (OTP)

  The Outreach Training Program (OTP) is designed to help ACS members passionate about science outreach fully maximize Society resources through in-person workshops at regional meetings or a seven-week online course. The online classes start July 9th and continue weekly until August 20th. You can choose to watch the classes “live” or view the recordings at your convenience.   What You Will Learn Introduction and History of ACS...

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ACS Sacramento Supports Future Powerhouse Science Center
Jun30

ACS Sacramento Supports Future Powerhouse Science Center

  The Sacramento Section is proud to announce its support of the future Powerhouse Science Center currently under construction along the river just north of downtown Sacramento. Sponsors have the opportunity to purchase an element of the periodic table (see below) to be inscribed with donor information for $5,000. We chose “Actinium” as it contained the first two letters of “ACS.” There are a few elements left if you want to...

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