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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“BETTER TOGETHER” SEMINAR – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17th

The Rochester Section recently received a Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect grant from National ACS. On Thursday, February 17, at 7 PM, the Section will present its first “Better Together: Improving Diversity in the Rochester Section” seminar with featured speaker Nadia A. Granger, MD, Monroe County Medical Examiner, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester, and Fellowship Director for

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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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