Spring Update for UC Davis Chemistry Club
May04

Spring Update for UC Davis Chemistry Club

By Ben Wigman The Chemistry Club at UC Davis has been busy preparing for one of its biggest events of the year, Picnic Day! This year the Educational Outreach committee and the Chemistry Club combined had nearly 50 volunteers help put together our “It’s not Magic it’s Chemistry” shows and a variety of hands-on demonstrations. In total it’s estimated that over 2,000 people attended the shows or were able to stop by the table...

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UCD Chem Club Plans for New Year
Nov17

UCD Chem Club Plans for New Year

The Chemistry Club at UC Davis continues to regularly participate in chemical demonstrations as a part of educational outreach, such as at the annual Picnic Day event where over 2,000 people watch several shows and interact with hands-on demos. The club has also focused on outreach other than chemical demonstrations. We try to aid in the formation of new chemistry clubs at community colleges in the area. We have answered many...

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UCD Chem Club: Several Successful Events
Apr21

UCD Chem Club: Several Successful Events

The Chemistry Club at UC Davis had a lot of fun over winter quarter. We were able to include fifteen members in our first ever soap project that included a procedure and wet lab synthesis designed by our vice president Ben Wigman and one of our most active members Matthew Cheung. The event allowed for a hands-on experience with the process of saponification. The excess soap has been packaged and is now being sold in order to raise...

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UC Davis Chem Club Activities
Feb09

UC Davis Chem Club Activities

The chemistry club at UCD had a very active fall quarter. We were involved in several chemistry demonstrations in collaboration with the chemistry department’s outreach committee. In honor of national chemistry week we helped host a two day event at the discovery museum science and space center in Sacramento during which we had table top demos for small children. We were even featured on Good Day Sacramento to advertise the event. We...

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UCD Chem Club: A Fast Start to the School Year
Oct01

UCD Chem Club: A Fast Start to the School Year

The Chemistry Club at UC Davis is a dynamic social and academic club with an emphasis on outreach. We host many events throughout the year as well as chemistry demos for the community in order to promote the physical sciences. Our officers consist of mostly undergraduate students in Chemistry. However this year we are lucky enough to have three graduate student representatives on our team as well as Professor Crabtree, Professor...

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