Author Archives: Glen L.

Cancellation of Emerging Technology Lecture and COVID-19 Response

The Rochester Section of the ACS has canceled the March 30th Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture and plans to reschedule the event in Fall 2020. This decision has been made in accordance with the response and policies being implemented by Nazareth College and the Monroe County Department of Public Health. The Local Section Executive Committee Meeting will be held on

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Nominations open for 2020 UG Travel Grants

Nominations are being accepted for the Rochester Section Undergraduate Travel Grant Program. This year, the Local Section is offering $400 grants to undergraduate students attending ACS sponsored conferences. Please check out the detailed Eligibility and Application Process. There have been some changes to the criteria in 2020. Submit all applications by email to Dr. Stephen Tajc. ACT NOW! The first

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Results of 2019 Local Section Election

We are proud to announce the results of the 2019 Local Section election. Kim Chichester (Secretary), Mark Heitz (Treasurer), Richard Cobb (Councilor), Michael Coleman (Alternate Councilor) and Jim Reynolds (Alternate Councilor) were all running unopposed for their respective positions. The race for three Member-at-Large positions was the only competitive race this year. Four candidates were vying for three open positions.

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Announcing the November 2019 Chem in Emerging Tech Lecture

The next Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture is Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM Where: Nazareth College – Peckham Hall, Room 10, 4245 East Ave., Pittsford. Map below Who: Prof. Jaime Cardenas, The Institute of Optics, Univ. of Rochester Prof. Cardenas will be talking to us about integrated photonics (also known as optics on a chip) at 7:00 PM

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Announcing the “Chemistry in Action” Demonstration Show

The 2nd annual “Chemistry in Action” Demonstration Show is Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11 am. The show will take place in the Skalny 141 Auditorium. The show is presented by the Chemical Demonstration Center at St. John Fisher College and is co-sponsored by SJFC Chemistry Department and the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society. This family friendly event is

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Announcing the 2019 Roc Sci-Tech Symposium

The Rochester local section of the American Chemical Society is hosting its annual Roc Sci-Tech symposium featuring speakers from Rochester-based industries. Come learn about local companies, career opportunities, and gain an opportunity to network with industrial scientists. Topics will include: materials chemistry, analytical/bio-organic chemistry, optics, X-ray technology, and patent law! Promote this event at your campus or workplace with this

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Upcoming Rochester YCC Event: Climbing the Ladder of Success

Are you a young chemist wanting to learn how to launch your career?Mark your calendar for September 18 Rochester local section of the American Chemical Society Younger Chemists Committee is hosting their second career building event of 2019. It is called “Climbing the Ladder of Success” This event is an opportunity to learn valuable information about job, grad school, and

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