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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: https://form.jotform.com/70257931801151. More information on the symposium at: http://chemistry.uconn.edu/outreach/2017urs/...

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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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CCSU: Assistant Professor (1 yr)

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 7, 2017 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

BIOCHEMISTRY & CHEMISTRY: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, emergency one year appointment to an Assistant Professor. Teaching responsibilities will include biochemistry, general chemistry and foundations of organic chemistry. The successful candidate will join the nine (9) member ACS certified department (http://www.chemistry.ccsu.edu). Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with ...

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CVS Student Travel Grants

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on November 21, 2016 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Are you going to a regional or national chemistry meeting? The CT Valley Section is now offering up to three $250 travel grants! Applications should be emailed to mark.peczuh@uconn.edu before midnight January 8, 2017

Guidelines:

• 3 grants of $250 each to be awarded twice a year -- The next deadline is January 8, 2017
• You must be an activ...

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National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest Winners

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on November 3, 2016 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Illustrated Poem Contest

1st place, 9-12
Katie Dansereau, grade 11
Cromwell HS
Teacher: Leigh Neumon

1st place, 6-8
Owen Hale, Grade 7
Woodbury Middle School
Teacher: Mary Louse Barta

 

1st place, 3-5
E...

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2016 Election Results

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on October 18, 2016 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The results of the 2016 Election are in:

Officers

Chair-Elect (2017)* Dr. Edward Werner Cook, Tunxis Community College
*continues as chair for 2018 and past-chair in 2019

Secretary (2017) Mark W. Peczuh, University of Connecticut

Treasurer (2017) Ellen Anderson, Saint Joseph University

Councilors

Frank Torre, Springfield College (3 year term 2017-2019)

Mike Knapp, UMass-Amherst  (3 year term 2017-2019)

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Fall Symposium

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on October 13, 2016 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

What is CRISPR?  

Come listen to Dr. Peter Jones (UMass medical School) talk about CRISPR!

Come mingle with chemists from the Connecticut Valley Section!

Learn how to get involved in the local section!

University of St. Joseph, West Hartford, CT
McDonough Hall, Room 213
6:00 PM (refreshments) 6:30 PM (talk) 

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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: http://gchem.us/2bDfIRl by September 23 (Space is limited) For more information contact Kate Anderson, Director of Education Beyond Benign at kate_anderson@beyondbenign.org See flyer for...

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Nominations for 2017 Executive Board

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on August 15, 2016 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Nominations are now being accepted for several positions on the Connecticut Valley Section-ACS executive board.

We need nominations for the following:

  • Three officer positions,
    • chair-elect (serves a total of 3 yrs, first as chair-elect, then as chair and then as past-chair),
    • secretary(2017) and
    • treasurer (2017)
  • Two councilors (terms are 2017-2019)
  • One alternate councilor (terms are 2017-2019)
  • Three members-at-large (term...
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