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Redox Processes: Academic and Industrial Use of Photoredox and Electrochemistry in Chemical Synthesis

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on March 16, 2017 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Friday, September 15 th, 2017
Connecticut College, Crozier Williams Student Center,
New London, CT 06320

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Undergrad Research Symposium REGISTRATION OPEN

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on March 8, 2017 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Keynote Lecture – Posters – Presentations – LUNCH!

Registration and abstract submission for the 2017 CVS Undergraduate Research Symposium, to be held at UConn on Saturday April 22, is now open. Register at: More information on the symposium at:

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Green Chemistry Workshop POSTPONED

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on August 17, 2016 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (1)

POSTPONED until Spring 2017.

For High School Science Teachers When: October 1, 2016 Where: Springfield College, Schoo-Bemis Science Center, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA Time: 8:30am to 4pm Sponsored in part by: ACS CT Valley Section $25 register at Eventbrite: by September 23 (Space is limited) For more information contact Kate Anderson, Director of Education Beyond Benign at See flyer for...

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New England Association of Chemistry Teachers 77th Summer Conference

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on July 5, 2016 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Chemistry, Naturally!

August 8 – 11 

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Conference Fee: $400 (single room) $350 (double) for the 4 day conference (including registration, lodging in the dorms, all meals and the Banquet). Day/commuter rates are also available. Scholarships are available courtesy of the NESACS (see below).

See the flyer here:

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2016 NEACT Conference

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 18, 2016 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

All Western Massachusetts/Connecticut High School teachers are invited to theAnnual NEACT conference, which is being held this year at the Massachusetts College of the LIberal Arts (MCLA, formerly North Adams State College) on August 8-11.  

For more information, see the NEACT website or contact the organizer, Dr. Mel Govindan at

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Schedule for Undergraduate Symposium

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 4, 2016 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The schedule for the Undergraduate research symposium has been updated to acommodate the large number of attendees registered.


  • 8:15-9 Registration and putting up posters/uploading presentations;Coffee, tea, and light refreshment
  • 9-10 Keynote address (L2 plus L1 live streaming)
  • 10:15-12:30 Student talks [three rooms, 8 (non-award), 8 (non-award), 8 (award)** talks each]
  • 12:15-1:30 Lunch and Poster Session (46 posters)
  • 1:30-2:15 Dessert an...
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Undergraduate Research Symposium

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 22, 2016 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The CT Valley Section of the American Chemical Society will hold its annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday April 23th, 2016 at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA Students are encouraged to register and submit abstracts for either a poster or oral presentation. Awards for the top oral presentation and top poster will be given.

The deadline for abstract submission is Thursday March 31. The deadline for registration is Thursday April 7th. Please register by cli...

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Fall Symposium, UMASS-Amherst

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on October 5, 2015 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us on Thursday, October 29 2015, at 7:00 PM  for coffee, cookies and a talk: "The Science of Genetically Engineered Plants" 

The UMass Student Chapter and the Connecticut Valley Section (CVS) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will be hosting Elizabeth Vierling of the Department of Biochemistry. Her research focuses on understanding the mechanism of action and biological roles of molecular chaperones. She will be pres...

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Chocolate: Food of the Gods

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on August 31, 2015 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)


CVS-ACS and CCSU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry present a Chocolate experience. 

Join us on September 18, 2015 at 7pm at Central Connecticut State University in the Vance Academic Center Room 105.  Come hear two chemists,...

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