ACS National Meeting Symposium: Water Scarcity
Sep30

ACS National Meeting Symposium: Water Scarcity

SYMPOSIUM WATER SCARCITY: Challenges for Agriculture ACS NATIONAL MEETING in SAN DIEGO, CA AUGUST 25, 2019  “Water scarcity is one of the greatest challenges of the twenty-first century.” FAO 2017 Agriculture is both a source and a victim of water scarcity. Currently half of the world’s population is living in areas that experience water scarcity for at least one month a year; about 70% of global water withdrawals are already...

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“Strange” Chemistry with Steve Farmer
Sep30

“Strange” Chemistry with Steve Farmer

Come celebrate National Chemistry Week the spookiest way possible! Learn “Some Strange Things about Candy” with Dr. Steven Farmer, author of “Strange Chemistry”, then stick around for some creepy chemistry demos and a screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas. Costumes encouraged and light refreshments provided. Saturday, October 26th Doors open at 2:00 PM Talk begins at 2:30 PM 123 Sciences Lecture Hall UC...

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ACS Sacramento Honors Local Chemists, Learns About Oils
Sep30

ACS Sacramento Honors Local Chemists, Learns About Oils

  On September 7th at the ARC Ballroom on the UC Davis campus, the Sacramento Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) honored several local chemists including its 50, 60, and 70-year members. Mr. Howard Adler was honored for reaching 70 years of ACS membership.           Jan Hayes presented Bob Fendall of Sheldon High his High School Teacher Award (HSTA). In accepting it, Bob mentioned the significance of the mentoring he has...

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Marvelous Metals
Sep30

Marvelous Metals

FREE HANDS-ON SCIENCE COMMUNITY EVENT Join the Sacramento Local Section of the American Chemical Society and the Powerhouse Science Center for a free community event to celebrate National Chemistry Week and learn about the importance of chemistry in everyday life. Learn about this year’s theme, Marvelous Metals, with many exciting hands-on activities. When: Saturday, October 26th, noon – 4 pm Where: Powerhouse Science Center...

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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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