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Ph.D. Opportunity in Martian Geochemistry

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 20, 2017 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Wesleyan University has funding for a student to complete a Ph.D. in the Department of Chemistry with a Concentration in Planetary Science. The program of study will be tailored to include a relevant geoscience curriculum. The proposed project is to create a series of Mars analogue brines and precipitate them under terrestrial and martian conditions in a Mars chamber. Visible – near-infrared spectra of the precipitates will then be compared to similar data collected in Mars orbit. T...

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2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Award Winners

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 18, 2017 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The CVS-ACS is pleased to announce the 2017 SURF awardees:

Carolyn Huang (working with Jeanne Hardy at UMass)

"Probing the Structures of La-Related Protein 6 (LARP6) and BCL2/adenovirus E1B 19 kDa Protein-Interacting Protein 3 (BNIP3) and Their Interactions"

Mairead Bartlet (working with David Gorin at Smith College)

"Copper-Mediated C-H Methylation of N-Heterocycles with Methylboronic Acid"

and

Brendan P. Stewart (Working with Marc...

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Spring 2017 Travel Award Winners

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

Spring 2017 Travel Award Winners

 

Four students have been selected for CT Valley Section sponsored travel awards. All of the students selected will be traveling to the 253rd National Meeting of the ACS in April. Congratulations to graduate students Stephen Frayne (Wesleyan) and Terianna Wax (UConn) and undergrads Joshua Gukowsky (UMass) and Sydney Scheirey (UConn). See you in San Francisco!

2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 13, 2017 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 CVS-ACS announces the fifth annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). We will fund three students for a 10-week summer research experience with a $3,500 stipend after the student’s sophomore or junior year. The award winner and advisor will be required to attend and present their research at the 2018 CVS Undergraduate Research Symposium. Preference will be given to students who would be unable to participate in summer research projects without...

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2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on January 29, 2015 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

CVS-ACS announces the fourth annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). We will fund three students for a 10-week summer research experience with a $3,500 stipend after the student’s sophomore or junior year. The award winner and advisor will be required to attend and present their research at the 2016 CVS Undergraduate Research Symposium.** Preference will be given to students who would be unable to participate in summer research projects without this fellowship. On...

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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 25, 2014 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

CVS-ACS announces the third annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). We will fund three students for a 10-week summer research experience with a $3,500 stipend after the student’s sophomore or junior year. The award winner and advisor will be required to attend and present their research at the 2014 CVS Undergraduate Research Symposium. Preference will be given to students who would be unable to participate in summer research projects without this fellowship. One award is...

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UMASS-Amherst Summer REU Program

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 11, 2014 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy Program

A Summer REU Program in the Science Behind Renewable Energy at UMass Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst's Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy (CURE) Program offers American undergraduate students a ten-week research internship in the science behind renewable energy, in a true collaborative team environment. 

Supported by the National Science Foundation, CURE each year welcomes a diverse group...

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Grants to Help a Teacher in Your Community

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 8, 2013 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Grants to Help a Teacher in Your Community

Awards of up to $1,500 are available through the ACS-Hach High School Chemistry Grants, which are intended to support chemistry teachers with innovative ideas that transform classroom learning, foster student development, and reveal the wonders of chemistry.  For more information and to apply online, visit

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