ACS Sacramento Donates to SIPP
Nov24

ACS Sacramento Donates to SIPP

At its November meeting, the Sacramento Section voted to donate $1,000 to the Science Innovation Pipeline Program (SIPP). SIPP is a mentoring and summer research program that is designed to provide low-income minority high school students with early hands-on experience to help them develop a clearer understanding of what it is like to study...

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Register for High School Chemistry Olympiad
Nov24

Register for High School Chemistry Olympiad

The Sacramento Section of the ACS is proud to organize the 2019 High School Chemistry Olympiad. The Olympiad witll be held at Sacramento City College. Last year’s Olympiad was a big success! For more information, please click here. To register or if you have questions, please contact Mako Masuno.  Students taking the local exam for the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad on March 24th at Sacramento City...

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Vote for Your Sacramento Section Officers
Nov19

Vote for Your Sacramento Section Officers

Your Sacramento Section of the ACS is currently in the midst of its election for 2019 officers. Please vote! Your vote tells us that you approve of the direction that your officers are taking the section. You should have already received your election ballot via email. The subject of the email is “Vote now: American Chemical Society – Sacramento Section – Election for 2019 ACS Sacramento Section...

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Councilors’ Report: Fall 2018 ACS National Meeting in Boston
Oct20

Councilors’ Report: Fall 2018 ACS National Meeting in Boston

In attendance at the Councilor Session were Councilors Mariela Carpio-Obeso and Bill Miller, Alternate Councilor Shawna Rickards, and Historian Jan Hayes. Mariela Carpio-Obeso (left), Jane Hayes, and Bill Miller Shawna Rickard (left), Bill Miller, and Mariela Carpio-Obeso President Peter Dorhout spoke about an emphasis on RAMPing up safety: Recognize hazards, Assess risks, Minimize risks, and Prepare for emergencies. He was considered...

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Flavors of Chemistry 2018: Beer and Cheese
Oct20

Flavors of Chemistry 2018: Beer and Cheese

On September 29th we held our 4th annual Flavors of Chemistry event, with great success, with nearly 90 attendees. Members from several sections came together to honor award winners and learn about the chemistry of beer and cheese flavor. ACS Sacramento Section Chair Marc Foster opened the event by presenting awards to the Sacramento Section honorees. Three of the section’s long-time members were in attendance. Each long-time member...

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