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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"


Brendan P. Stewart (Working with Marc...

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Teacher Needed

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on March 31, 2017 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)
The Stoneleigh-Burnham School is in immediate need of a teacher for one IB Chemistry 2 class until May 12 (IB exam date). Details: Applicant should have experience teaching IB or AP Chemistry or college level chemistry. The class normally meets four times a week at various times, but the schedule can be adjusted (for example, evenings 6:30-7:20, or in any configuration of days. A retired Chem teacher will come in on Fridays for additional support and to read, grade, and submit the scores f... Read Full Post »

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

Click here for details


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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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)


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 ( 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 before midnight January 8, 2017


• 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

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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:


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


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

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


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