Curating Worldwide Scientific Content: A Joint ACS Silicon Valley and Puget Sound Online Event Presented by Stephen Boyer, PhD, Collabra, Inc.
Curating Worldwide Scientific Content – SVACS (siliconvalleyacs.org) Wednesday April 12, 20237:00 p.m. PDT (Zoom Event)Registration is required. Details and registration information are provided at the link above and by clicking on the image below. Registration is required. Download a flyer.
Call for Nominations for the 2023 Pauling Medal Award
Nominations are being accepted for the 2023 Linus Pauling Medal Award. Sponsored jointly by the American Chemical Society Portland, Puget Sound, and Oregon Local Sections, the award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievement in chemistry in the spirit of and in honor of Linus Pauling, who grew up in the Pacific Northwest. The medal will be presented at a…
Undergraduate Scholarship Applications Due April 1st
Scholarship applications for 2-year and 4-year college students are due April 1. In addition, we have a NEW DEIR Scholarship available for historically underrepresented students. $1500 Scholarships from the American Chemical Society: Two-year college students: Four-year college students: The DEIR Scholarship has slightly different questions than the Wasserman and Rutherford scholarships, so if students who apply for…
Stamps and Chemistry Journeys: March 8
Everyone is invited and welcome to join for this social event on March 8 sponsored by the Senior Chemists Committee. We will be talking about stamps, our chemistry journeys and enjoying coffee and treats. 10:00 AM -11:30 AMTimber Ridge at Talus100 Timber Ridge Way NWIssaquah, WA 98027 Please RSVP to Despina Strong at email@example.com Despina Strong,…
Call for 2023 Pauling Medal Award Nominations to Open Soon
Nominations will soon be open for the 2023 Linus Pauling Medal. The solicitation and procedure for nominations will be announced here and in Chemical and Engineering News (CEN). The Award Chair for the 2023 Pauling Medal is John Hanson (University of Puget Sound). Questions about nominations can be sent to him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check this web page for…
Student Scholarship and Award Opportunities
The Education Committee of the ACS Puget Sound Section is pleased to manage a number of scholarship, grant, and award opportunities for students in our section. Detailed information is below. Please feel free to distribute this information far and wide. Students must be enrolled in an institution within the ACS Puget Sound Section. Please see the…
DEIR Book Discussion: March 14
The next Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect (DEIR) Committee book discussion will be held via Zoom on March 14 at 7 p.m. RSVP by email below to receive the Zoom link. The book is “On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred Year Odyssey of My Chinese American Family”, in which Lisa See, shares her family’s history, their…
“Careers in Chemistry for Undergraduates”: February 22 and March 1, 2023
ACS PSS Career Event “Careers in Chemistry for Undergraduates”: February 22 and March 1, 2023 The Puget Sound Section is pleased to host annual events oriented toward undergraduates interested in careers relating to chemistry. This year the Career Event will be held by Zoom, with sessions on two separate days: February 22 and March 1,…
DEIR Book Discussion – December 13th
The Book Group of the ACS PSS Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect (DEIR) Committee will meet one more time in 2022 on Tuesday, December 13 at 7 pm. You are all invited to join us. Details are below and in the attached flyer. Looking Like the EnemyBy Mary Matsuda GruenewaldDiscussion led by Dr. John ShaferTuesday,…
Election Results Are In!
The following people were elected to the ACS PSS Executive Committee in the recent election. Chair-Elect (Term 2023-2025; proceeds to Chair in 2024 and Past-Chair in 2025): Dean Waldow Secretary (Term 2023-2024): Michael Meechan Treasurer (Term 2023): Sheri Tonn Councilor (Position 3; Term 2023-2025): Craig Fryhle Alternate Councilor (Position 3; Term 2023-2025): Steven Emory Thank…