Flavors of Chemistry: Almond and Olive Oils
Jun14

Flavors of Chemistry: Almond and Olive Oils

We are pleased to announce that our 5th Annual Flavors of Chemistry will be occurring on Saturday September 7th at the UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Ballroom, the same location as last year, from 1-3:30 pm. We thank our sponsor ACS Omega. Buy tickets for Flavors of Chemistry: Almond and Olive Oils Slippery Business: Detecting Potential Adulteration in Almond and Olive Oil Hoby Wedler is the CEO and lead visionary of...

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Robert Fendall wins 2019 High School Teacher Award
Jun12

Robert Fendall wins 2019 High School Teacher Award

The Sacramento Section of the American Chemical Society is proud to announce Robert (Bob) Fendall as the winner of its 2019 Janan Hayes High School Teacher Award. He holds a B. S. in Biochemistry from CalPoly San Luis Obispo and a Single Subject Teaching Credential from Sacramento State. Mr. Fendall has taught chemistry at Sheldon High School since August of 2000. During that time, he has served as Department Chair of the Science...

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Ko Lecture on Solar Fuels by R. David Britt
Apr18

Ko Lecture on Solar Fuels by R. David Britt

Join UC Davis for the announcement of the Winston Ko Professorship in Science Leadership as well as a lecture from the inagural recipient, Distinguished Professor R. David Britt. Solar Fuels: Nature’s Approach Although enormous, mankind’s total consumption of energy is dwarfed by nature’s global utilization of solar energy by photosynthesis, a process by which visible light is used to convert carbon dioxide and water to sugar and...

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James Hill Running for AACT High School Ambassador
Apr18

James Hill Running for AACT High School Ambassador

Mira Loma High School chemistry teacher and former ACS Sacramento Section High School Teacher of the Year James Hill is running for High School Ambassador of the American Association of Chemistry Teachers. If you are a member of AACT, please consider voting for him before the April 30th deadline!...

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Career Conference in Chemistry at UC Davis Dazzles in Its Fourth Year
Mar26

Career Conference in Chemistry at UC Davis Dazzles in Its Fourth Year

by Samantha Teshima On Saturday, March 9, the Department of Chemistry at UC Davis hosted another successful career conference despite the inclement weather— neither rain, sleet, nor snow would dampen the mission of the conference or the spirits of its attendees. The Fourth Annual Career Conference in Chemistry was an event that provided chemistry majors an opportunity to learn from job recruiters and representatives about developing...

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