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Reminder: “BETTER TOGETHER” SEMINAR – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

The Rochester Section recently received a Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect grant from National ACS. On Thursday, September 23, at 7 PM, the Section will present its first “Better Together: Improving Diversity in the Rochester Section” seminar. The featured speaker will be Dr. Christine R. de Denus, Associate Professor in Chemistry at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Director of the First Generation Initiative (FGI), Faculty Athletic

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“BETTER TOGETHER” SEMINAR – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

The Rochester Section recently received a Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect grant from National ACS. On Thursday, September 23, at 7 PM, the Section will present its first “Better Together: Improving Diversity in the Rochester Section” seminar. The featured speaker will be Dr. Christine R. de Denus, Associate Professor in Chemistry at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Director of the First Generation Initiative (FGI), Faculty Athletic

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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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“Better Together” Seminar – Thursday, March 11

The Rochester Section recently received a Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect grant from National ACS. On Thursday, March 11, at 6 PM, the Section will present its first “Better Together: Improving Diversity in the Rochester Section” seminar. The featured speaker will be Dr. Tommie Royster, Founder and CEO of R-Display & Lighting, a company that designs and develops advanced Organic Light Emitting Diode materials for the OLED device

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2021 Virtual Annual meeting-wednesday, february 24

The 2021 Rochester ACS Section Annual Meeting took place virtually on Wednesday, February 24, at 7 PM. A brief summary of last year events was covered.  A preview of current and future plans was offered including NERM2022 and the need for volunteers.  Richard Cobb, our councilor to ACS, updated us on the current happenings and directions at ACS.   Sarina Bellows transferred

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2020 Virtual Recognition Event, Tuesday November 10 at 7 pm est.

2020 High School Chemistry Teacher of the Year–Donna Himmelberg-left with Julie Marshal and Beth Burns, (Fairport High School) Join us to celebrate the achievements of the Rochester ACS Section members and friends! To attend the Recognition Event via Zoom, CLICK HERE on Tuesday evening shortly before 7:00PM EST. Zoom Meeting ID: 845 6668 2810Passcode: 663675Phone-in options are also available. If you would like

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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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Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture – February 24

The next Rochester ACS Section Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture will take place Monday, February 24 at 7:00 PM in Room 10, Peckham Hall on the Nazareth College Campus (4245 East Ave, Pittsford, NY – map below). The featured speaker will be Dr. Joseph Bringley, Founder & President of Transparent Materials, LLC. The title of his presentation is “BioActive Materials

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