Dinner with Former ACS President Attila Pavlath
Nov17
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2018 Janan Hayes High School Teacher Applications Due March 31st
Nov16

2018 Janan Hayes High School Teacher Applications Due March 31st

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Sacramento Section (map) is proud to announce the thirdannual award for high school teachers in our section, named for Jan Hayes, a councilor, educator and ACS Fellow with over 40 years of involvement with the Sacramento Section. The 2017 Janan Hayes High School Teacher Award will be $500 in cash and $500 for chemistry supplies. Our Sacramento Section winner will then be nominated to enter any...

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UCD Chem Club Update November 2017
Nov16

UCD Chem Club Update November 2017

Here is the link to the UCD Chem Club Newsletter: Newsletter November 2017

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New Section Members for November
Nov16

New Section Members for November

Welcome to the Sacramento Section! New Members of ACS Neelab Akbar Austin Carroll Theresa Cobb Jeffrey Foster Colleen Gallagher Josh Gieschen Bonvichey Ha Sheng-Yang Ho Matthew Lardy Zoe Merck Khanh Nguyen Christopher Niedek Brandon Nusser Todd Olsen Natalie Rowland Jillianne Runtal Nada Saeed Anushtha Sharma Harrison Smith Edward Somera Vanessa Zambrano Transfers to Our Section Alex Chassy Jeffrey Foster Christopher Niedek...

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Steam Coffin: Building the First Steamship
Nov16

Steam Coffin: Building the First Steamship

ACS Sacramento sill be hosting John Laurence Busch, the author of “Steam Coffin” on February 15th, 2018. For more details about his book, please click here.  Look for more details in next month’s...

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Discoveries: Cool textiles to beat the heat
Nov16

Discoveries: Cool textiles to beat the heat

ACS Nano Functionalized clothes have become the norm in recent years. We now have moisture-wicking and smell-proof athletic gear, and shirts and tops coated with a chemical layer that blocks ultraviolet rays. Clothes that help cool us down, however, have been harder to achieve. So far, such attempts have resulted in materials that incorporate bulky components, require a lot of energy or are expensive. Liangbing Hu and colleagues at...

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Volunteer to Judge a High School Science Fair!
Nov16

Volunteer to Judge a High School Science Fair!

The Sacramento School and Engineering Sciences (SES) will be having their high school science fair on Wednesday, December 20th starting at 2:45 PM. All science and engineering professionals as well as students of upper division status are invited to volunteer for this annual event. No previous experience is necessary.  Members of PECG and CAPS are eligible to claim one hour of mentoring leave credit for every two hours volunteered....

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Student Travel Grant to the ACS National Meeting in New Orleans
Nov16

Student Travel Grant to the ACS National Meeting in New Orleans

The Sacramento Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce the fourth year of travel grants to support undergraduate and graduate students presenting their work at national and regional meetings. Last year’s winners presented their work at the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco. Award Information: Two awards will be given in the amount of $250 each (one to a graduate student and one to an undergraduate). These...

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2018 R. Bryan Miller Symposium at UC Davis
Nov16

2018 R. Bryan Miller Symposium at UC Davis

SACACS is happy to once again co-sponsor the annual R. Bryan Miller Symposium to be held at UC Davis on March 15-16, 2018. This event will bring together chemists from across northern California, many from the Sacramento region, to present their research in organic and biological chemistry. The 2018 event is a full 2-days, with the first day focused on the chemistry of the microbiome. For more details,...

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