Next Executive Committee Meeting November 5th
Oct18

Next Executive Committee Meeting November 5th

The next Executive Committee meeting of the ACS Sacramento Section will be on November 8th from 7-8:30pm in Sacramento. For more details, please email Cindy Castronovo.

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UC Davis Chemistry Open House
Oct18

UC Davis Chemistry Open House

ACS Sacramento sponsored a recruitment event during the orientation week for UC Davis incoming graduate students to publicize our organization and answer any questions the students had about ACS. The event was a success, with great interest being shown in the local...

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ACS Pizza and Recruitment Event at UCD
Oct18

ACS Pizza and Recruitment Event at UCD

ACS Sacramento sponsored a recruitment event during the orientation week for UC Davis incoming graduate students to publicize our organization and answer any questions the students had about ACS. The event was a success, with great interest being shown in the local...

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Active Semester for SCC Chem Club
Oct17

Active Semester for SCC Chem Club

Sacramento City Chemistry Club – October Sacramento City Chemistry Club never stops working hard to bring students together for the love of experiments, community events, and all things chemistry. With a new group of club officers and many new experiments so far it will be another great year! So far this semester our club has done a lot to maintain our focus on science in our community from a tour looking at how chemistry is...

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3-year PhD Assistantship in coastal planning, policy and design to pursue research on climate and disaster visualizations
Oct15

3-year PhD Assistantship in coastal planning, policy and design to pursue research on climate and disaster visualizations

3-year PhD Assistantship in coastal planning, policy and design to pursue research on climate and disaster visualizations The University of Rhode Island (URI) Dept. of Marine Affairs (web.uri.edu/maf) is seeking a PhD student to study climate and disaster visualization techniques. URI is recognized as a leader in the US and globally in the field of coastal climate adaptation. The student will pursue the application of design theory...

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Looking for Mentors: School of Engineering and Sciences
Oct15

Looking for Mentors: School of Engineering and Sciences

The School of Engineering and Sciences (SES) is looking for volunteers to mentor students as they prepare their science projects and senior projects, serve as judges at science fairs, and speak or sponsor a Friday lunch talk.  The school is a combination middle/high school which accepts students within the Sacramento School District and is located in the Pocket area in South Sacramento.  Please contact Patrick Wong at...

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Discoveries: Olive mill wastewater transformed: From pollutant to bio-fertilizer, biofuel
Oct15

Discoveries: Olive mill wastewater transformed: From pollutant to bio-fertilizer, biofuel

Olive mill wastewater transformed: From pollutant to bio-fertilizer, biofuel ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Olive oil has long been a popular kitchen staple. Yet producing the oil creates a vast stream of wastewater that can foul waterways, reduce soil fertility and trigger extensive damage to nearby ecosystems. Now in a study appearing in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, scientists report on the development...

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New Members
Oct15

New Members

Welcome to Our Sacramento Section! New ACS Members Joining the Sacramento Section Alyssa Bowlsby Craig Bury Jesus Castaneda Richard Dole David Dominguez Aguilar Wen Fu Marie Heffern Zachary Kawagoe Robert Kuo John Little Klay (Yifan) Liu Fernando Martinez Barba Aditya Pote Jenna Pregent Lesley Roman Michael Stevenson Vanessa Strickland Melissa Trujillo Krisztina Voronova Herbert Winicov Transfers to Our Sacramento Section Richard Dole...

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UCD Chem Club Wins Awards!
Oct15

UCD Chem Club Wins Awards!

What is the Chemistry Club up to now? From presentations during orientation to watching Guardians of the Galaxy while bonding with fellow transfer students, your ACS Chemistry Club was busy even before the fall quarter started. Now that school has started once again , we are excited to have you join us and be part of the fun. Perhaps you saw us during the Major Resource Fair or the Fall Open House. Maybe you came to our movie date...

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Vote in the ACS Election!
Oct15

Vote in the ACS Election!

Check your inbox for an email from the ACS Election Coordinator. It is your opportunity to vote for ACS Elected...

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Flavors of Chemistry a Big Success
Oct15

Flavors of Chemistry a Big Success

The Flavors of Chemistry event was a success on several levels: it honored members of the Sacramento Section, it brought together members of three different sections, and everyone learned about and tasted coffee, olive oil, and chocolate. Dean Tantillo, chair of the Sacramento Section introduced the Sacramento Section honorees. Dr. Jonathan Alspach, a 50-year member of ACS,  spent the majority of his career at the Registration Branch...

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Flavors of Chemistry 2017 Photo Gallery
Oct15

Flavors of Chemistry 2017 Photo Gallery

Pictures from the Flavors of Chemistry 2017 event on September 30, 2017 at the ACR Ballroom on the UC Davis campus....

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The Passing of Donald Just, 60-year Member of ACS
Sep09

The Passing of Donald Just, 60-year Member of ACS

Donald Just, 60-year member of ACS in 2017, passed away on August 15th, 2017.

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Charles Matuszak, 60-year Member of ACS
Sep09

Charles Matuszak, 60-year Member of ACS

In Charles’ own words: When I was starting out my chemical career in the 1950’s, I was mainly interested in the journals and attending national, regional, and local meetings.  Now retired for 17 years, I depend on C&EN news articles to try to keep abreast of the many developments which seem ever more and more amazing as time goes by. As I look back over the past 60 years, I wish I had joined ACS five years earlier when I got...

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