Embracing and Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect (DEIR) in the Chemical Sciences

Nationally known forensic chemist Kelly Elkins, a founding editor of the Journal of Forensic Science Education, will speak on diversity and forensic science. She will present strategies and approaches for creating an inclusive classroom using the American Chemical Society’s DEIR core values. DEIR demonstrates the society’s commitment to cultivating and promoting a diverse, equitable, inclusive,…

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Annual Award Ceremony for Nashville Local Section ACS – April 29th at 630 pm

Gold trophies and awards

VThe Awards Ceremony for the Nashville Local Section ACS will be held via Zoom on April 29th at 630 pm. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Steven Townsend of Vanderbilt University, speaking on the use of human milk oligosaccharides to prevent gut inflammation and events that trigger pre-mature pregnancy. Ms. Lena Clark of Franklin County High School and an MTSU graduate will accept the 2020 award for Excellence in High School Teaching.

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