Free Three-year Membership for ACS-Certified Graduates
Sep04

Free Three-year Membership for ACS-Certified Graduates

All students graduating this Spring with an ACS-Certified Chemistry Degree are eligible for a FREE, 3-year membership to ACS with full benefits and access to all our resources. It’s our way of rewarding them for their hard work and dedication. Click here for information on how to take advantage of this offer. Please let upcoming graduates know about this opportunity and help them understand the many benefits they’ll receive with...

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Call for More Diversity in the ACS 2022 National Awards Nominations
Sep04

Call for More Diversity in the ACS 2022 National Awards Nominations

Dr. Dorothy Phillips, Chair of the ACS Board Committee on Professional and Member Relations, sent out a plea for underrepresented groups to have more of a presence in the 2022 award nominations. In particular, she notes “In 2020, about 41% of the ACS membership was employed in industry, only 5% of the nominees for the 44 technical awards for the 2021 award cycle were chemists or chemical engineers working in industry. Similarly,...

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Councilor’s Report: John Berg, ACS Fall 2020
Sep04

Councilor’s Report: John Berg, ACS Fall 2020

As a Sacramento Section Councilor, I attended my first virtual National ACS Meeting this month. Everything went very well, and I attended the Council Meeting, the Region VI Caucus, the Senior Chemists Committee meeting, and the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Senior Chemists Committee. I have attached the Council Talking Points report, and highlights of the meetings follow: The Senior Chemists Committee is still very active,...

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25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Call for Symposia June 14-16, 2021
Sep04

25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Call for Symposia June 14-16, 2021

The 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference Call for Symposia is now open. Brought to you by the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI), the conference will be held June 14-16, 2021. The Call for Symposia is your opportunity to shape the technical sessions to be considered for next year’s conference. Proposals are due October 9, 2020, at 5 p.m. EDT (GMT-4). 2021 Conference Theme...

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BASF seeking Regulatory Toxicologist
Aug27

BASF seeking Regulatory Toxicologist

BASF is seeking a Regulatory Toxicologist to work out of our Agricultural Solutions NA headquarters in Research Triangle Park, NC. The successful candidate will become a member of the Toxicology Team and will be responsible for providing toxicology support in the development and maintenance of our product portfolio. See position description here. Application Deadline: September 12, 2020 or until qualified candidates are identified....

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