Diversity in Chemistry Career Panel
Aug09
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Local Students Host COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair – Sign Up!
Aug03

Local Students Host COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair – Sign Up!

Get ready for the COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair! It’s an online science fair designed to counteract the lack of academic activities during the global pandemic. Click here to learn more about project requirements Participants are encouraged to further their knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through project based learning. Any student that resides within Sacramento or Yolo County and is in grades 6 –...

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Ask your Legislators to Support the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act
Aug03

Ask your Legislators to Support the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act

We encourage you to ask that your Representative cosponsor and support the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act, H.R. 7308, which was introduced June 24, 2020 by Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Representative Fred Upton (R-MI). This bipartisan bill would authorize supplemental funding for a variety of research agencies. Thank you to those of you that have written your Representative. Your efforts have led to...

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Virtual ACS Kids Zone August 15th
Aug03

Virtual ACS Kids Zone August 15th

It is with great excitement that ACS announces a Virtual Kids Zone event taking place on Saturday, August 15 from 3-5 pm Eastern. Host Bibiana Campos Seijo, Editor-in-Chief of Chemical & Engineering News, will lead viewers through four activities from experienced science educators, like reigning Miss America and biochemist, Miss Camille Schrier, chemistry teacher recently featured on local/national media, Jonte Lee, and other...

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Registration is Open for the ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo
Jul31

Registration is Open for the ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo

REGISTRATION IS OPEN In a time when world events have otherwise limited sharing science, ACS is excited to produce a new experience and event – the ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Exposition. Register and join us August 17 – 20 for Live and Broadcast Sessions featuring interactive video Q&A, On Demand Oral and Poster Presentations, Networking and Special Events, as well as a full Exposition. REGISTER...

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Announcing the First C&EN Futures Festival
Jul31

Announcing the First C&EN Futures Festival

AUGUST 25-26   C&EN invites you to the inaugural C&EN Futures Festival, presented by the American Chemical Society. The Futures Festival is a forward-looking forum featuring the people, ideas, and discoveries that will shape the future of science.   Join scientific leaders from industry and academia this August 25-26 to explore what lies ahead, and what we must do to solve for that future.   This free two-day...

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UCD SCInema Seeks to Increase Science Engagement Through Movies
Jun18

UCD SCInema Seeks to Increase Science Engagement Through Movies

UC Davis Department of Chemistry presents SCInema, an outreach program that seeks to increase community engagement with science by connecting science topics in popular movies to scientists who specialize in that field. Check out their YouTube channel here.

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Savannah Conlon Wins Student Travel Grant
Jun18

Savannah Conlon Wins Student Travel Grant

The ACS Sacramento Section has awarded Savannah Conlon with a travel award to attend an upcoming ACS National Meeting, where she will present her work titled “Excision of oxidatively damaged bases in G-quadruplexes by the DNA glycosylases NEIL1 and NEIL3.” The $250 travel award will help with travel and lodging costs associated with the meeting. Savannah received her B.S. from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2017, and began...

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ACS Fall 2020 Meeting Held Online Only
Jun18

ACS Fall 2020 Meeting Held Online Only

The ACS Fall 2020 VIRTUAL Meeting & Expo will be held August 17-20, 2020 online only. Details for attendees, presenters, and organizers will be announced over the coming days and weeks. Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for updated general information.

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New from ACS Webinars: Daily Broadcasts
Apr28

New from ACS Webinars: Daily Broadcasts

During this time of social distancing, ACS has expanded its commitment to providing the scientific community with relevant information from subject matter experts. Register and join us for upcoming ACS Webinars here.

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View Scientific Posters and Presentations Virtually Through SciMeetings
Apr28

View Scientific Posters and Presentations Virtually Through SciMeetings

Every year, hundreds of thousands of researchers share their research findings at in-person conferences. Scientific content created for these conferences has traditionally been limited to the audience at that event, with no wider distribution or long-term preservation. SciMeetings, a service developed by the American Chemical Society (ACS) through its Publications Division, will expand the reach and impact of early-stage research and...

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2-day Virtual Short Course – Intro to Polymer Science & Engineering
Apr27

2-day Virtual Short Course – Intro to Polymer Science & Engineering

Introduction to Polymer Science and Engineering Presented by Prof. Gary Wnek, Case Western Reserve University June 8 and 9, 2020 A Two-Day Short Course, Web-Based Live Presentation Organized by the Golden Gate Polymer Forum Overview This two-day short course will be presented by a recognized expert in the field of Polymer Science and Engineering. The course is designed to introduce scientists, engineers, or other professionals to...

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Register Now for the Free GC&E Virtual Conference
Apr27

Register Now for the Free GC&E Virtual Conference

Registration is now open for the 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Virtual Conference, hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®. Originally scheduled for June 16-18, 2020, in Seattle, Washington, GC&E has gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Virtual Conference is free and will take place June 15-19, 2020. Register for free here Registration will include: Access to all conference programming...

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Submit your abstracts for Pacifichem 2020
Apr27

Submit your abstracts for Pacifichem 2020

ACS invites you to submit abstracts to The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2020 (Pacifichem 2020). Abstract submission for Pacifichem 2020 has been extended to Friday, May 15. Meeting registration will open on Wednesday, July 15. The 2020 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (PAC CHEM™), will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 15-20, 2020. Pacifichem 2020 will be the...

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Congratulations to the 2020 R. Bryan Miller Symposium winners!
Apr27

Congratulations to the 2020 R. Bryan Miller Symposium winners!

The 20th Annual R. Bryan Miller Symposium took place on March 5th and 6th, 2020 on the campus of UC Davis. The speaker lineup was top-notch, including plenary lectures by Bob Bergman (UCB) and Jennifer Doudna (UCB), Keynote lectures by Cynthia Burroughs (Utah) and Eric Anslyn (UT Austin), and many additional lectures from chemists in both academia and the pharmaceutical industry. The student poster session, sponsored by SAC ACS, had a...

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ACS Presidential Election 2021
Apr21

ACS Presidential Election 2021

Online balloting will take place Monday, April 27 thru Friday, May 1, 2020 for the ACS President Elect. We would like to hear their thoughts! Want to learn more about volunteering with your ACS Local Section? Please reach out. We welcome your thoughts and suggestions! More information about the candidates here. Email: wilkens.andrew@gmail.com.

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Sacramento Climate Strike is Going Digital
Apr19

Sacramento Climate Strike is Going Digital

Please continue to SAVE THE DATE for an action commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but know that the in-person demonstration planned at the California Capitol has been suspended. Future demonstrations will still take place once it is safe to gather. But for now we are shifting gears to an action which you can take remotely, visible, and digitally! More on this is still to come. Keep fighting the good fight, stay safe and...

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Chemistry Cookbook to Benefit Chemists Without Borders
Mar12

Chemistry Cookbook to Benefit Chemists Without Borders

A chemistry themed was put together by students and faculty at the W.M. Keck Science Department, which is a shared resource of the Claremont Colleges in California. The book includes a range of gluten free, vegan, and kid friendly recipes that are laid out in experiment format similar to a laboratory notebook. Over 40 delicious recipes that are sentimental to chemistry community members are included. The price is $40, and 100% of...

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Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators by Becoming A Teacher
Mar12

Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators by Becoming A Teacher

Have you considered teaching as your next career? The EnCorps STEM Teaching Fellowship transitions professionals from science, technology, engineering and math careers to middle and high school teachers. Fellows engage in weekly guest teaching with a mentor teacher, online and in person training, 1:1 coaching, earn a California teaching credential and work in various public district and charter schools. As a professional coming from...

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EPA Announces Grant Opportunity Supporting Innovative Solutions for Reducing Pollution
Mar09

EPA Announces Grant Opportunity Supporting Innovative Solutions for Reducing Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking grant applications through the Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program from states, federally recognized tribes, universities, local governments, and other groups to support innovative solutions for source reduction or pollution prevention (P2) through research, education, training, or certain other methods. As the agency highlights chemical safety during the month of March,...

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