Sacramento Holds First Social at a National Meeting: Picture Gallery
May04
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The Sacramento March for Science
May04

The Sacramento March for Science

By Jade Pratt The March for Science (Sacramento) on April 22nd 2017, was a poignant reminder that many people still value science and the scientific process. With a march of over 15,000 persons, there were many eye-catching and sometimes humorous signs. During the rally, several speakers addressed the importance of diversity and direct advocacy in science policy. The March for Science was empowering and inspiring so if you missed it...

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Field Trip to “Walking in the Woods with Chemistry” Exhibit at the UC Davis Arboretum
May24

Field Trip to “Walking in the Woods with Chemistry” Exhibit at the UC Davis Arboretum

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016. Tour begins: 10 am. Meet: at the Arboretum Gazebo of the UC Davies Arboretum The exhibit is free; parking is available at no charge on weekends. This is a walking tour followed by independent exploration of the exhibit. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Sun protection recommended. Bring lunch picnic if you wish. The temporary exhibit Walking in the Woods with Chemistry at the UC Davies Arboretum is spread...

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Wine, Cheese, and Olive Oil at the Mondavi Center
Oct01

Wine, Cheese, and Olive Oil at the Mondavi Center

“There is life after cheddar.” That was the working title of Prof. Moshe Rosenberg’s talk about the chemistry of cheese at “The Flavors of Chemistry” event September 12th at the Mondavi Center. Rosenberg, Prof. Andrew Waterhouse, and Dr. Selina Wang spoke about the chemistry of cheese, wine, and olive oil, respectively, at the event. Rosenberg, Professor and Specialist in Dairy Engineering and Technology...

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Walking in the Woods with Chemistry: Talk, Tour, And Continuing Exhibit
Oct01

Walking in the Woods with Chemistry: Talk, Tour, And Continuing Exhibit

Sunday, October 11 Walking in the Woods with Chemistry: Talk and Tour 1 p.m., Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis campus (Rain location: 146 Environmental Horticulture) Have you ever wondered what makes up the flavor of your wine? Or how a plant can cure cancer? What the smell is in your perfume? Or how a tree defends itself? Join Chemistry Pro­fessor Dean Tantillo, Plant Biology professor Philipp Zerbe, and Chemistry Ph.D. candidate Nhu...

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ACS Sacramento Goes to See the Kings
Jul29

ACS Sacramento Goes to See the Kings

The 2015-2016 schedule hasn’t even been released yet, but already we’re planning on going to see the Kings this season. If you’re interested in going, email millerw@scc.losrios.edu. We’ll send out a doodle poll after the schedule is announced to pick the day, then announce the decision in a future newsletter. Groups get inexpensive tickets together (of course!), a food coupon, and a “fan...

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Connect With a Chemist
Sep26

Connect With a Chemist

“Connect With a Chemist” is an opportunity to meet with fellow members of the Sacramento Section in an informal setting. As chemists, we have quite a bit in common–I’m reminded of the bumper sticker “Honk if you passed P-Chem” that I’ve seen on a few cars over the years. I always honk. To kick off the first two events in this series, the coffee is on us- at least for the first few chemists that...

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