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The Puget Sound Chemist

Please read below for the most recent news and events of the ACS Puget Sound Section.
Please see our PS Chemist Blog page for these and previous posts in The Puget Sound Chemist.

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50,60,70-Year Membership Anniversary and Awards Dinner

You are cordially invited to a festive celebration party. Saturday, August 13, 2022, 3:00-6:00 p.m.  Bellevue Hilton 300- 112th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98004  No-host Social 3:00-3:30 pm Buffet Dinner 3:30-5:00 pm  Awards 5:00-6:00 pm  $35.00 – Regular Attendee(No cost for awardees and their guest.) $15.00 – Special rate for undergraduate and graduate chemistry students Please pay for tickets at our Webstore and also RSVP to Carole Berg by August 7th at cberg@bellevuecollege.edu or425-226-0690 Sponsored by the ACS Puget Sound Section 

2022 Pauling Medal Symposium: Preliminary Information

Dr. Cynthia J. Burrows,2022 Pauling Medalist The 2022 Pauling Medal Symposium Date: October 29th, 2022 Location: Robertson Life Sciences Building, OHSU (Oregon Health Sciences University), Portland, Oregon Speakers:Alison Butler, University of California, Santa BarbaraValeria Molineri, University of UtahJonathan L. Sessler, University of TexasCynthia J. Burrows, 2022 Pauling Medalist, University of Utah Symposium Hosts and Organizers: The 2022 Pauling Medal Symposium is hosted by the Portland Section of the American Chemical […]

2022 Pauling Medal Awarded to Dr. Cynthia J. Burrows

The 2022 Pauling Medal awardee is Professor Cynthia J. Burrows, Distinguished Professor and Thatcher Presidential Endowed Chair of Biological Chemistry at the University of Utah. Please visit Dr. Burrows’ web page at the University of Utah for information about her research, activities, and other awards. The Pauling Medal Award recognizes outstanding achievement in chemistry and is presented annually by the Puget Sound, Oregon, and Portland Sections of the American Chemical Society. The award is named after Dr. Linus Pauling, […]

Senior Chemists Committee Event is a Finalist for a Chemluminary Award at the Fall ACS National Meeting

The ACS Puget Sound Section is a national finalist for a Chemluminary Award in the category of Best New Senior Chemist Activity within a Local Section. The event earning this recognition was the Senior Chemists Committee Breakfast at the 2021 ACS NORM (Northwest Regional Meeting). It was organized by Dr. Despina Strong, Chair of the ACS PSS Senior Chemists Committee and ACS PSS Councilor. The final winner will be announced […]

Postings of Chemistry-Related Employment and Internships

For chemistry-related employment or internships, the ACS PSS will post the title of the position and the organization’s URL at which an applicant can find further information. Please use this form to submit information that will be considered for posting. We will endeavor to update this page near the beginning of each month, using information that we have received during that month or the month prior. Information will remain posted for up […]

The Puget Sound Chemist is undergoing a trial format revision.

The Puget Sound Chemist newsletter is undergoing a trial format revision. For current news and events, please see the ACS PSS homepage. The most recent or relevant events will appear there. Our PS Chemist Blog page will carry an ongoing record of Puget Sound Chemist postings, including any that are currently featured at our homepage. Archived issues of the Puget Sound Chemist from January 2014 through May 2022 can be […]

Other News

Dr. Judith Giordan, ACS President-Elect, held a Zoom meeting on June 21 entitled Chemistry, ACS, and You: The Value of Getting Involved


Professor Bopegedera’s Award was celebrated
at the June 3rd AWIS Dinner

Chemists Celebrate
Earth Day
Poetry Contest Winner


ACS Fall Meeting


Live broadcasts by ACS local sections and divisions
for ACS members

Past Events

DEIR Webinar: April 14


Chemists Celebrate Earth Week
April 17-23!


ACS Spring Meeting
March 20-24

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