Student registrations available for 2021 spring acs meeting

Nominations are now being accepted for the Rochester ACS Section’s “Covid-19 Modified” Travel Grant Program. Because the 2021 ACS Spring National Meeting is being held virtually, the Section is offering grants in the amount of the registration fee to undergraduate students who will present their research at an ACS sponsored conference. Student registrations for the Spring National Meeting are $29. Meeting

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Chemistry instructor resources

We now have a page dedicated to resources intended for K-12 science instructors. The page is found under the Rochester YCC tab. Topics include chemistry, physics, biology, and general science concepts. If you have any resources for instructors that you think we should include, feel free to contact us with the form at the bottom of the resources page.

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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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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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