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December 17, 2007

National Chemistry Week Celebrates 20 Years

The 'Many Faces of Chemistry' theme highlights the diversity of chemists and their careers.

Environmental Improvement

Committee is promoting sustainability within ACS and in society at large.

ACS Hosts Reception To Thank Award Sponsors

On Oct. 30, ACS honored the sponsors of its national awards by hosting a reception and dinner at a restaurant on Capitol Hill.

Green Chemistry PRF Grants Available

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute-Petroleum Research Fund (ACS GCI-PRF) grants program is accepting proposals.

ACS Scholars Program Accepting 2008-09 Applications

Applications are being accepted through March 1, 2008, for the 2008–09 ACS Scholars program.

December 3, 2007

Class Of 2006 Salaries And Jobs

Job situation for 2006 chemistry graduates was not too bad, but salaries for new Ph.D.s stumbled.

November 26, 2007

Percy Julian Film Honored

'Forgotten Genius' receives a boost with American Association for the Advancement of Science award.

ACS Launches Nanotation

Online forum highlights nanoscience and nanotechnology research.

Outstanding Student Chapters Named

For the 2006???07 academic year, the ACS Society Committee on Education has bestowed 28 outstanding, 52 commendable, and 99 honorable mention awards as well as 24 green chemistry chapter awards.

November 12, 2007

Jamestown Designated 60th U.S. Chemical Landmark

The 2010 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, known as Pacifichem 2010, has issued its first call for symposia.

Pacifichem 2010 Puts Out Call For Symposia

Most U.S. schoolchildren are taught that Jamestown, Va., is the site of the first permanent settlement of English-speaking people in North America.

November 5, 2007

Official Reports from the Boston Meeting

The major actions taken by the American Chemical Society Board and Council during the national meeting in Boston were reported in C&EN, Sept. 24, pages 112–113. Other committees' reports were published Oct. 29, pages 34–39.

October 29, 2007

Official Reports from the Boston Meeting

The major actions taken by the American Chemical Society Board and Council during the national meeting in Boston were reported in C&EN, Sept. 24, pages 112-113.

October 22, 2007

ACS, Serbian Chemical Society To Forge Ties

Cooperative agreement reached after visit to the Balkan region.

Committee On Committees

Tapping the reservoir of talent in ACS keeps the society's business moving.

Scotch Tape: An Innovation That Stuck

One of the most recognized products in the world???Scotch Tape???was invented by Richard G. Drew (1899???1980).

October 8, 2007

Rising Stars Reunite

C&EN catches up with 12 women chemists it profiled in 2002.


For Some Women, Staying Put Has Its Rewards.

First ACS Presidential Debates

ACS candidates for president-elect 2008 will participate in the first-ever ACS Presidential Debates this year.

BIOL Catches Spring Fever

Starting in 2008, ACS members won't have to wait until the fall national meeting to get their fill of what's new at the interface of chemistry and biology.

Chemistry Olympiad Mentors Wanted

High school educators are invited to apply for mentor positions for the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad program.

4th Pan-Pacific Conference on Pesticide Science

The 4th Pan-Pacific Conference on Pesticide Science sponsored by the ACS Agrochemical Division and the Pesticide Science Society of Japan will be held on June 1–5, 2008.

September 24, 2007

Board, Council Meet In Boston

Council meeting features discussion of ACS public policy efforts.

Speaking Out

ACS Public Policy Efforts Discussed.

Younger Chemists

Relevant programs, awards, and tools forge links to chemists under 35

September 17, 2007

Demographics Of Chemistry

New data shed light on racial/ethnic makeup of chemistry graduates.

ACS Honors Heroes Of Chemistry 2007

Medical, energy, and environmental breakthroughs hailed in Boston.

Roundtable Seeks Targeted Proposals

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) Pharmaceutical Roundtable is seeking applications for its 2008 research grant program.

ACS ProSpectives Conferences

ACS ProSpectives Conferences provide medicinal chemists and life scientists in industry with focused conferences.

September 10, 2007

Scenes From The ACS National Meeting In Boston

Photos by Linda Wang and Rudy M. Baum

The Many Faces Of The National Meeting

As a photographer, I look for images that hint of a story. Sometimes, I can achieve it with just one photo.

ACS Aims Podcasts At General Audiences

ACS has launched a weekly podcast that aims to make cutting-edge scientific discoveries available to a broad public audience at no charge.

Fellowships In Public Policy Available

ACS is seeking experienced chemical professionals as applicants for its 2008 Congressional and Science Policy Fellowships.

$25 Million In PRF Grants Approved

This year, the ACS Board of Directors has approved 438 Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) research grants.

Mini-Grants For Chemical Technology

The Equipping the 2015 Chemical Technology Workforce program is accepting proposals for its mini-grants through Sept. 26.

CHEMRAWN XII Conference Planned In South Africa

The CHEMRAWn XII Conference, dubbed "The Role of Chemistry in Sustainable Agriculture & Human Wellbeing in Africa,".

September 3, 2007

ACS Elections

Candidates' Election Statements And Backgrounds

August 20, 2007

Chemistry Grads On The Upswing

Increasing graduate enrollments engender surge in 2005-06 graduates, with more growth to come

August 13, 2007

ACS Strengthens Bonds Abroad

ACS President Catherine T. (Katie) Hunt strengthened American Chemical Society bonds with sister chemical societies

August 6, 2007

Council Preview

Light agenda for Boston meeting will include commitee elections, petition

July 23, 2007

Chemists With Disabilities

Online Information For The Blind Or Visually Impaired.

July 16, 2007

Heritage Day Honors

Awards given to four who have strongly impacted the chemical enterprise.

Official Reports From The June Board Meeting

July 9, 2007

Perspective: Chemistry's Long Tail

Three books describe a future for working chemists. Engage your fellow members by commenting on this perspective.

June 25, 2007

Professional Training

Committee will implement new guidelines in 2008 to evaluate ACS-approved baccalaureate programs.

June 18, 2007

Learning Through Inquiry

ACS activity book nurtures children's natural curiosity about science.

Netzel Honored for Service to ACS

Georgia Section leader says he represents all hard-working volunteers.

Calls for Papers: Midwest, Western Regional Meetings

June 11, 2007

Somorjai Is Named 2008 Priestley Medalist

ACS recognizes UC Berkeley professor for contributions to surface science and catalysis.

June 4, 2007

Meetings & Expositions

An ACS national meeting takes about 10 years to plan, and one may be coming to a city near you.

Official Reports From The Chicago Meeting

Society, Board, Council and Other Committee Reports.

May 14, 2007

Technician Affairs

Committee champions greater recognition of chemical technicians within ACS.

Council's Recorded Vote on Petition

Iranian ACS Members

Society reinstates 14 people who were dropped from the rolls owing to federal regulation

May 7, 2007

Their Paychecks Versus Ours

Honoring Dehydrated Food Technologies

April 30, 2007

ACS Honors Leadership

Society recognizes congressmen and National Academies' president

Board, Council Meet in Chicago

Dues go up, proposed bylaw changes engender debate.

ACS's History Division Celebrates 85 Years

Speakers relate the past and present to the future at a symposium in Chicago.

April 23, 2007

ACS Moves To Reinstate Iranian Members

Society applies for government license to resolve issue

ACS Honors Its 50-Year Members

Donors Invest in ACS Scholars Program

2006-07 Project SEED College Scholarships

Hunt Among 50 Best

ACS, NSF Support German-U.S. Student Exchange

New Frasch Grants

April 16, 2007

Community Activities

Committee gears up for 20th anniversary of National Chemistry Week.

Scenes from the ACS National Meeting in Chicago

April 9, 2007

Embargo Fallout

ACS is forced to drop Iranian members because of U.S. regulations

March 12, 2007

Committee On Science

Technology tools are key to moving national meeting content beyond the meeting rooms.

March 5, 2007

Council Will Face Three Petitions

Actions in Chicago could affect nominations and election procedures, allow multiyear dues payment.

February 19, 2007

Women Chemists

Despite strides in industry, the biggest challenges for women chemists remain in academia.

February 12, 2007

ChemInsight: Enhancing The Value Of ACS Membership

ACS Unveils New Strategic Plan

Recognition For Nearly 1,000 50-Year ACS Members

February 5, 2007

Committee on Corporation Associates

Industry member group established to save CAS now focuses on improving education and responding to dramatic growth of small-business employment.

January 29, 2007

Official Reports from the ACS Board

January 15, 2007

International Activities

Going global includes building partnerships worldwide and addressing violations of scientific freedom.

Kirchhoff Is Named Director Of ACS Education Division

January 1, 2007

President's Message

Reigniting our commitment to science and technology: Education, collaboration, and innovation!

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