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December 21, 2009

Periodic Table At Play

National Chemistry Week's celebration of the elements gets kids thinking outside the box.

First Community College Award To Jeanette Medina

Deadline Looms For Green Chemistry Award

Schepartz Is First Chemical Biology Lecturer

Seyferth Stepping Down As Organometallics Editor

November 16, 2009

SCI Scholars Program Offers Industrial Internships

Chemistry Olympian In Congressional Record

ACS Board Approves 299 Grants

ACS, RSC Address Sustainability

November 2, 2009

Hispanic Outreach

ACS goes to annual conference on engineering, science, and technology

Travel Support For Women Chemists

Chemistry Ambassadors Have The Right Credentials

October 12, 2009

Journal Of Chemical Education Joins ACS Publications

ACS News: Premiere journal for chemical education to become available on the ACS Publications website

Celebrating Chemistry

National Chemistry Week: This year's theme is the periodic table of the elements

ACS Landmarks Laud Pennsylvania Oil Industry

Two landmarks are designated to celebrate 150 years of oil refining in the state

A Week Of Green Chemistry In Colorado

ACS Building Is So Green It's Gold

Priestley House Reopens For Weekend Tours

ACS National Meeting Talks Now Online

Chemists Among Senior Olympianoids

Correction: Makeup Of Elected Council Committees For 2010.

October 5, 2009

Official Reports From The Washington, D.C., Meeting

The major actions taken by the ACS Board and Council during the national meeting in Washington, D.C., were reported in C&EN, Sept. 21, page 47.

September 28, 2009

Board, Council Meet In Washington

Governance bodies receive reports, debate election procedure

Rubber Division Oral History Collection Online

September 21, 2009

Chemluminary Awards Salute ACS Volunteers

Spotlight shines on divisions, sections, and individuals working on behalf of ACS.

ACS Honors Heroes Of Chemistry 2009

Individual, pair, and team honored for breakthroughs.

ACS Board Shifts $1 Million From Lower Priority To Higher Priority Programs

September 7, 2009

Candidates' Election Statements And Backgrounds

ACS Elections

August 31, 2009

Scenes From The ACS Meeting In Washington, D.C.

August 24, 2009

Chemists Meet In Washington, D.C.

Global security is the theme of well-attended meeting in the nation???s capital.

Cobalt Generates A Magnetic Polymer

Organized nanostructure is crucial for the block copolymer's magnetic properties.

Worm Inspires Medical Adhesive

Synthetic mimic of worm's glue can bond wet materials and could be used to fix broken bones.

Glycine Found In Comet

Discovery suggests molecules necessary to create life may be widespread throughout the universe.

Polymers May Chemically Degrade In The Ocean

Lab studies show polystyrene releases styrene monomers at temperatures similar to those at the ocean surface.

Calixarene-Modified Nanoparticles

Bulky chelating agents stabilize catalyst particles without covering active sites.

Profiling The Scent Of Death

Solid-phase microextraction coupled with gas chromatography/mass spectrometry captures chemical profiles of decomposition.

Nanocrystals By The Kilogram

Low-cost method yields bulk quantities of uniform magnetite crystals.

Easy-Wash Polymers

Thin coatings keep oil off of metal, and banish fog from glass.

DNA Catalyst Cuts DNA Sequence-Specifically

Strategy could allow chemists to cut a far broader range of DNA sequences than currently possible with restriction enzymes.

August 17, 2009

London Bridge

GCI Wants Pharmaceutical Grant Proposals

August 10, 2009

ACS Receives $2 Million Gift

Annual Report Shows A Resilient, Forward-Looking ACS

Launch Of ACS Symposium Series Online

JPR News Story Nabs 2009 Tabbie Award

Eminent Organic Chemists Videos

ACS To Designate Two Landmarks

ACS Network Forum For Strategic Plan

Industrial Green Chemistry Conference In India

ACS Brings Elements To Kids

August 3, 2009

Final Slate For ACS Fall Ballot

Candidates for president-elect, director-at-large, and district I and V directors.

Council Preview

Adoption of one petition to amend election rules may prevent council's consideration of another.

Official Reports from the June Board of Directors Meeting

July 27, 2009

First Class

Inaugural class of ACS Fellows honored for excellence in chemistry, service to society.

238th ACS National Meeting

Washington, D.C., Aug. 16???20

A Collaborative Alliance

Society establishes pioneering links with the Society of Chemical Industry.

July 20, 2009

I&EC's Century Of Progress

ACS's second journal responded to the changing needs of the chemical enterprise.

July 6, 2009

Green Solutions At The British Embassy

JACS Journal Club Launches


June 29, 2009

Presidential Honors

Awards recognize innovations that promote sustainability.

ACS Volunteers At Intel Science Fair

Postdocs Wanted For Communication Course

June 22, 2009

238th ACS National Meeting

Washington, D.C., Aug. 16???20.

June 15, 2009

Zare Is 2010 Priestley Medalist

ACS award goes to Stanford chemist for lifetime of scientific achievement and service to chemistry.

ACS Journals In Transition

Society moves to a condensed print format, eliminates some print discounts to cut costs.

Margaret Cavanaugh Wins ACS Volunteer Service Award

National Science Foundation deputy assistant director has headed numerous American Chemical Society committees.

A Chemical Legacy

Chemical Heritage Foundation honors five trendsetters who advanced science and business.

June 8, 2009


Oldest ACS committee may bow out as eligibility for membership broadens.

ACS Honors Hach Family's Legacy

Washington, D.C., headquarters is now the Clifford & Kathryn Hach Building

June 1, 2009

Official Reports From The Salt Lake City Meeting

ACS Honors Augustine, Honda, Gingrey

ACS Launches Virtual Career Fair

May 4, 2009

Chemical Society Cutbacks

Global economic downturn necessitates job and benefit cuts at world's largest scientific society.

April 27, 2009

Councilors Click To Boost Dues, Choose Candidates

Free Subscriptions To ACS Press Publications

Deadline Extended For Green Chemistry Conference

April 20, 2009

ACS Honors Its 50-Year Members

National Meeting Talks Online

April 13, 2009

Cousteau, Sauers To Keynote Green Chemistry Conference

Applications Wanted For Teva Grants

Rubber Division Kicks Off Centennial

41st Central Regional Meeting

April 6, 2009

Priestley House May Be Shuttered

Pennsylvania state budget cuts could cease operation of ACS Historic Chemical Landmark.

Scenes From The ACS Meeting In Salt Lake City

A photo spread and slideshow of the 237th National Meeting.

Peptides Promote Health

ACS Meeting News: Derived from food products, these protein fragments could hold cancer, obesity, and other disorders at bay.

March 30, 2009

Chemists Meet In Utah

Nanoscience is the theme of society's Salt Lake City convention.

2008–09 Project SEED College Scholarships

Planning In Difficult Times

March 16, 2009

Science Cafés Hit the Spot

Casual settings draw the public into conversations about chemistry.

Light Agenda For Council In Salt Lake City

March 9, 2009

Chemistry & Public Affairs

Guiding ACS action on public policy matters that impact the chemical enterprise.

Employment & Salary Survey

Salary gains and steady employment for chemists mark 2008 survey.

March 2, 2009

ACS Supports Out-Of-Work Members

Society offers discounts and programs to aid its unemployed members.

ACS President Thomas H. Lane Presents The Seven Cs Of Career Success

February 23, 2009

237th ACS National Meeting

Technical program for Salt Lake City, March 22-26. Web Exclusive

February 16, 2009

ACS President On Facebook, Networks With Younger Chemists

ACS Wins Publishers Awards

ACS Nano and the ACS website are cited for excellence.

February 9, 2009

After-School Chemistry

Students, teachers have a new way of exploring chemistry through ACS's network of high school chemistry clubs.

ACS Releases Global Challenges Report

Water quality and safety are among topics covered in publication. Web Exclusive

Warm Welcome

Web Exclusive

Abstracts For Green Chemistry Conference

Web Exclusive

ACS Public Affairs Honored

Web Exclusive

January 26, 2009

New Leadership Development Plan

New member benefit is unique among nonprofit associations.

ACS Receives Hach Funds

Multi-million-dollar gift is largest in society's history.

Teva USA Scholars

Generics giant provides ACS with funds to establish grant program for newly tenured faculty.

237th ACS National Meeting

Preliminary program is now available online for Salt Lake City, March 22–26.

Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting

Division issue calls for papers for the Aug. 16–20 meeting in Washington, D.C.

January 19, 2009

ACS Speeds Web Publication

Society tests free online access to peer-reviewed, accepted manuscripts.

U.S., ACS Are Hosts Of 2012 International Chemistry Olympiad

Nearly 70 international delegations will compete for medals at the University of Maryland.

January 14, 2009

Flagship Journal Has New Look

Illustrated cover and other new features give JACS a makeover.

January 12, 2009

ACS Revises Policy Statements

Five new ACS policy statements address evolving concerns for the chemical enterprise.

Policy Priorities

ACS position statements seek to persuade legislators.

Bayer Diversity Forum Honors Project SEED

Find It On C&EN Online

Official Reports From The December ACS Board Meeting In Arlington, Va.

The major actions taken by the ACS Board of Directors at its Dec. 4-7, 2008, meeting in Arlington, Va.

January 5, 2009

President's Message: We're All In This Together

Each of us has a personal stake in the advancement of chemistry and letting others know the value of our science.

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