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2023 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad

Dr. Alexey Ignatchenko at St. John Fisher University is chairing the 2023 U. S. National Chemistry Olympiad for the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society. High School Chemistry Teachers, please nominate your students that will participate in the local exam by sending their names and email addresses to Dr. Ignatchenko at  aignatchenko@sjfc.edu. Critical dates are February 7th, all Student

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Undergraduate Travel Grants

The Rochester Section Undergraduate Travel Grant Program provides funds each year to support travel for undergraduate students to attend a professional ACS conference at which they will present their research. Travel grants of up to $500 will be awarded to eligible students. Travel grant applications for the Spring 2023 ACS National Meeting, “Crossroads of Chemistry”, are now being accepted. Although

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NERM2022 Awards Dinner

This is a very special Awards Dinner with guests coming throughout the Northeast Region to be part of NERM2022.  Northeast Regional Award Winners will be recognized. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Angela K. Wilson, current President of ACS. Dr. Wilson will present Future of the Chemical Sciences and ACS During the Transformative Age of Chemistry: Our Most Valuable Commodity –

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2022 Rochester ACS Undergraduate Award in Chemistry

Each year the Rochester Section recognizes undergraduate seniors for their outstanding academic achievement by sponsoring an award for each college or university within the six county area of the Rochester section. The 2022 winners were announced at the 2022 Rochester Collegiate Research Symposium held on April 9 at the University of Rochester. The 2022 Senior Class From the left: Colin

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2022 CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD

The Rochester ACS Section would like to recognize this year’s local participants in the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO), a multi-tiered competition designed to stimulate and promote achievement in high school chemistry. Nearly 16,000 U.S. students participate in the Local Chemistry Olympiad competitions. The top scoring students advance to the Olympiad National Exam in mid or late April with the opportunity to

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2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting took place on Thursday, March 3 from 7:00–8:30 pm. We covered the topics below:Reviewed our 2021 annual report.Covered our 2022 Calendar of events.Presented our Audit report. Financially, our section is doing very well.Mentioned opportunities for volunteers to consider such volunteering to help at the 2022 Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM2022).Reviewed plans for NERM2022.Enjoyed the Trivia Challenges. As a

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2021 Entrepreneur Award-NOMINATIONS

The Entrepreneur Award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have created a commercially viable business within the chemical enterprise.  Nominations for the 2021 Entrepreneur Award are open through September 27, 2021. Award recipient will be announced October11, 2021. Recipients of the Entrepreneur award demonstrated passion, persistence and hard work by creating something where nothing existed before or improved on an existing product

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2021 Volunteerism award

This award recognizes significant volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the Rochester Local Section of the American Chemical Society, contributing to the Vision and Mission of the Society through their Local Activities. Nominations for this award are open until September 10, 2021. Please send all forms to Maryann Mendel at mmendel70@aol.com. Rules of Eligibility: A nominee must be: a member of the

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2021 Rochester Virtual Collegiate Research Symposium

The Annual Rochester Collegiate Research Symposium sponsored by the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society took place virtually on Saturday, April 24th from 9 AM-1:15 PM. The keynote speaker was Dr. Sam Pazicni, University of Wisconsin-Madison, who presented, “Graduate School Reality Check: Knowing When to Go and How to get there.” His talk was very informative and very current

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