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Trinity College Adjunct Position

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on October 31, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Trinity College Chemistry Department is seeking to hire and adjunct professor to teach one lecture section and one lab section of introductory chemistry for the Spring 2019 semester. Individuals who are interested in the position should send their CV and cover letter to Professor Timothy Curran, chair of the Trinity College Chemistry Department; inquiries and email submissions (to are welcome.

Fall 2018 Travel Grants

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on July 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

CVS Travel Awards

Attention Students: Are you going to the upcoming ACS national meeting? The CT Valley Section is now offering two $250 travel grants! One graduate student awardee and one undergraduate awardee. Applications should be emailed to before midnight August 1, 2018 to be considered for a grant. 

About the grant:

Two grants (1 undergrad, 1 grad) of $250 each to be awarded twice a year

• must be an active participant t...

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NEACT Summer Conference 2018

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on June 6, 2018 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Summer Conference 2018 “Challenges in Teaching Chemistry”

@ Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts

August 17-18, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Sam Kean The New York Times best-selling author

Daily programs at the new Rachel Carson Center will include ...

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Winners

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on May 5, 2018 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Grade 6-8 Winner Sarah Cipriani,7th grade, Woodbury Middle School, Woodbury CT (Teacher: Mary Louise Barta)

Grade 9-12: Emma Daly, 10th grade, East Catholic High School, Manchester CT (Teacher: Amy Coan)

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 3, 2018 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

2018 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest

Dive into Marine Chemistry

The Connecticut Valley Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Contest Deadline: May 1, 2018 (receipt by email or mail)

Prizes: Subscription to ACS magazine and periodic table poster

Contact: Dr. Sharon M. Palmer, Amherst Re...

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2nd Annual Symposium on Applied Synthesis

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on April 3, 2018 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)
Frontiers in Organic Synthesis: Solutions to Challenging Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation

Friday, September 21st, 2018
Connecticut College New London, CT

Poster presentations on any topic in organic chemistry are welcomed and encouraged
Registration and abstract submissions are now open...
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Councilor Highlights from New Orleans

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on March 25, 2018 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)


1. The two candidates for ACS president are: Luis A. Echegoyen and Thomas R. Gilbert (Northeastern Univ.)

2. The two candidates for Director of Division I: Laura E. Pence and Katherine L. Lee

3. Member dues for 2019 will be $175, reflecting a cost of living adjustment

4. In the Fall, Council will consider reallocating divisional funding to encourage more local meeting involvement

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Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduate Career Day with A Special Focus on Industrial Job Applications

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 28, 2018 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Saturday March 24, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Central Connecticut State University 

Develop job search strategy, createe ffective Linkedin profile, review your resume with experts in the field,meet a panel of local industry experts, get access to career mentors and more…

Connecticut Room (1st floor), Memorial Hall, CCSU

Registration Deadline: 16thMarch, 2018 by 5:00 PM (Required)

Registration deposit: $5 (per student, will be refundedupon attending), Regis...

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NEACT Meeting: STEAMing Into The Future

Posted by Burkholder, Thomas on February 14, 2018 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Steamship Historical Society of America
2500 Post Road, Warwick, RI

8:30 am Registration and coffee/refreshments
9:00 - 11:30 Program

STEAMing Into The Future:

Teaching with Historic Archival Sources in Science and Chemistry

Aimee Bachari - Education Coordinator, Steamship Historical Society of America (SSHSA)

Building on the extensive resources of the SSHSA, this program will introduce participants to incorporat...

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