NORM 2023 Women Chemists Committee Luncheon
Register for NORM 2023 (Northwest Regional Meeting of the ACS, Bozeman, MT, June 28-30) by June 1st to attend the Women Chemists Committee Luncheon (keynote speaker Dr. May Nyman) and to attend many other engaging ACS symposia and events. Download a flyer for the WCC Luncheon here.
Bad Blood – The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
Bad BloodThe Tuskegee Syphilis ExperimentBy James H JonesTuesday, June 13, 2023 @ 7 PM ACS Puget Sound Section Book Discussion led by Sheri Tonn, sponsored by the Diversity Equity Inclusion and Respect Committee In this revised edition (1993) of Bad Blood, the author follows the tragic consequences of the Tuskegee study including the widespread distrust…
Jennie Mayer Receives 2023 AWIS Award for Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach
Jennie Mayer, MS, Physical Sciences Program Chair and Professor of Chemistry, Bellevue College Jennie Mayer, Physical Sciences Program Chair / Chemistry Instructor at Bellevue College, has been awarded the 2023 Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Award for Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach. Jennie is the Education Committee Chair for the American Chemical Society Puget Sound…
Shaping the Future Through Science: A Personal Story of Innovation, Education, and Community Building
Zoom Webinar Series on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect (DEIR) and co-sponsored by Women’s Chemist Committee Thursday, April 27, 2023 4-5pm Pacific Time Shaping the Future Through Science: A Personal Story of Innovation, Education, and Community Building Speaker: Prof. Princess Imoukhuede, PhD Hunter and Dorothy Simpson Endowed Professor and Chair of Bioengineering at the University…
ACS Fall 2023 – Harnessing the Power of Data
San Francisco, CA & HybridAugust 13 – 17 Plan to attend ACS Fall 2023 in San Francisco! Where thousands of chemistry professionals meet to share ideas and advance scientific and technical knowledge.
NORM 2023: June 28-30; Bozeman, MT
The 77th Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM) of the ACS will be held in Bozeman, Montana on the beautiful campus of Montana State University. The Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM) of the American Chemical Society provides opportunities for professionals in academia and the private sector to present world class research and engage in and advance innovative ideas.…
You Can Help Create Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Over the past 11 years, the Puget Sound Section has awarded fifty scholarships to students interested in chemistry. The funds come from the annual section budget, and we now hope to expand our scholarships to award additional scholarships to diverse students. We have received a $850 challenge grant from the ACS, and Executive Committee members…
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.
Submit a poem for the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2023 Illustrated Poem Contest
The Puget Sound Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade in celebration of Earth Week during April. This year’s theme is: The Curious Chemistry of Amazing Algae. To enter the illustrated poem contest, students must submit their illustrated poem directly to the…
Deadline May 16th for Nominations for the 2023 Pauling Medal Award
Nominations are being accepted until May 16th 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…