Career Paths In Chemistry
Apr22

Career Paths In Chemistry

May 14, 2016  9am-2:30pm Sacramento City College Lillard Hall Room 101 Coffee, bagels, and light lunch provided Please RSVP to Bill Miller Did you ever wonder what it’s like to work as a chemist for Intel? As a professor? For the U.S. Geological Survey? What’s it take to get to one of these positions? What kinds of work do they do? On May 14th at 9am at Sacramento City College, four chemists will talk about their...

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1st Annual UCD Career Fair In Chemistry
Apr22

1st Annual UCD Career Fair In Chemistry

1ST ANNUAL UCD CAREER FAIR in CHEMISTRY Saturday, April 23, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Student Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room The Ambassadors of Mathematical & Physical Sciences would like to invite you to attend the 1st Annual Career Fair in Chemistry. This half-day event will be composed of a panel discussion with representatives from chemical companies and governmental organizations followed by individual or small...

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Spring 2016 Councilor’s Report: Janice Frias
Apr22

Spring 2016 Councilor’s Report: Janice Frias

by Janice Frias I was thrilled to be able to attend the Spring 2016 National Conference of the American Chemical Society to hear the latest research applicable to my job as a protein chemist at Novozymes, Inc., and to represent the local Sacramento section as Alternate Councilor. The technical program was terrific, as usual! Many talks in the Divisions of Biological Chemistry, Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and...

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ACS Sacramento Events List
Apr21

ACS Sacramento Events List

Date Event Time Location 4/23/16 National High School Chemistry Olympiad All day Sacramento City College 4/23/16 1st Annual UCD Career Fair In Chemistry 8:30am-12:30pm UC Davis 4/30/16 ACS Sacramento Section Meeting at UoP 9am- 1pm Pacific Sciences Classroom Building, UoP, Stockton 5/3/16 Executive Committee Meeting 7-8:30pm SCC Davis Center 5/14/26 Career Paths in Chemistry 9am-2:30pm Sacramento City College 8/21-8/25/16 ACS Fall...

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Donate Blood as Part of ACS Sacramento
Apr21

Donate Blood as Part of ACS Sacramento

ACS Sacramento Section has formed a “Blood Donor Group” with BloodSource. Now if you donate blood, platelets, or plasma at a Sacramento area BloodSource blood drive or at a Bloodsource location, just mention the donor group “American Chemical Society – Sac Section” or the donor group number 0369.  

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National High School Chemistry Olympiad: April 23, 2016
Apr21

National High School Chemistry Olympiad: April 23, 2016

Sacramento City College is happy to host the National Chemistry Olympiad April 23rd, 2016 at 9:30am in Lillard Hall 203.  Congratulations to those students who qualified for the National Chemistry Olympiad: Name High School Tom Laurison Sheldon Abigail McInnes Sheldon Diana Ly (1st alternate) Sheldon Kenneth Du (2nd alternate) Sheldon Amish Jain Vista Del Lago Raj Ajudia Vista Del Lago Nikhil Kowdle (1st alternate) Vista Del Lago...

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Discoveries: What Flint’s water crisis could mean for the rest of the nation
Apr21

Discoveries: What Flint’s water crisis could mean for the rest of the nation

Elevated levels of lead in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, brought to light not only the troubles of one city but also broader concerns about the nation’s aging water distribution system. As Earth Day approaches, a noted scientist is calling for federal funding to replace deteriorating lead pipes in large swaths of the United States. In an editorial, Jerald Schnoor outlines recommendations on how to address the issue in...

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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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CRC Chem Club: Upcoming Events
Apr21

CRC Chem Club: Upcoming Events

The Chemistry Club at Cosumnes River College has been a bit quiet this semester, but it has been the calm before the storm! Although we spent the majority of the semester studying Organic Chemistry (and hoping for Professor Reese’s speedy recovery from pneumonia), the next couple of weeks will be extremely busy! On April 29th we will attend a tour, which was graciously arranged by the District Attorney’s Office, at Sacramento’s...

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Busy Busy Chemistry Club
Apr21

Busy Busy Chemistry Club

These past couple months have kept the Sacramento City ACS Chemistry Club busy and on their toes. The clubs have been doing events back to back. In the month of March 2016, the Chemistry Club participated at Club day on SCC campus. The club performed an all crowd favorite demo, which is the liquid nitrogen demo. Many attendees present at the Club Day event thoroughly enjoyed the demo and have signed up for the Chemistry Club, proving...

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Save the Date 10/01/16: The Flavors of Chemistry
Apr21

Save the Date 10/01/16: The Flavors of Chemistry

Last year, our Flavors of Chemistry event was so popular that we decided to bring it back again this year except this time twice as many people will be able to attend. We have just reserved space on the UC Davis campus for this event. More information will be coming, but we know the date: 10/01/16. The event will bring together the Sacramento, Santa Clara Valley, and California sections to learn about the chemistry of wine and...

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Section Event at ACS National Meeting in SF?
Apr20

Section Event at ACS National Meeting in SF?

The Executive Committee of ACS Sacramento is working on holding a social event for Sacramento Section members (members who pay the $5.year dues). What do you think? Email Bill Miller with your comments.

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2016 R. Bryan Miller Symposium at UC Davis
Apr19

2016 R. Bryan Miller Symposium at UC Davis

The 16th annual R. Bryan Miller Symposium (http://chemistry.ucdavis.edu/seminar/miller_symposium/index.html), co-sponsored by the Sacramento Section of the ACS, was held at UC Davis on April 7-8. This symposium celebrated the legacy of Bryan Miller (http://blueline.ucdavis.edu/MillerSymposium/rbmillerbio.shtml) by bringing together researchers from academia, industry, research foundations and national laboratories who were studying...

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R. Bryan Miller Symposium 2016 Photo Gallery
Apr17

R. Bryan Miller Symposium 2016 Photo Gallery

Photos courtesy of John Berg, ACS Sacramento Section Councilor  

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ACS Sacramento Sponsored Event: Sacramento Section ACS 67th Annual Meeting and Steak Barbecue
Feb09

ACS Sacramento Sponsored Event: Sacramento Section ACS 67th Annual Meeting and Steak Barbecue

ACS Sacramento Section is proud to once again help sponsor the ACS Sacramento Section 67th Annual Meeting and Steak Barbecue. The meeting and barbeque will occur on April 30th, 2016 at the University of the Pacific. Professor Tami Spector from the University of San Francisco will be the speaker. Title: Chemistry and Contemporary Visual Art Abstract: Modern and contemporary artists reveal material and conceptual aspects that are shared...

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