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Fisk Community Environmental Program Virtual Workshop

September 6, 2023
American Chemical Society logo

We would like to invite you, your colleagues, friends, and neighbors to participate in the Fisk University Environmental Program’s Virtual Community Workshop: “Building Family and Community Resilience to Extreme Heat and Cold”. This workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 19th from 6:30-8:00pm on Zoom. This event is free and open to all. Recent discussions in…

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NCW Supplies and Student Chapter Grants

September 6, 2023
2023 NCW logo- The Healing Power of Chemistry

National Chemistry Week (NCW) 2023 will be held from October 15-21. The theme this year is “The Healing Power of Chemistry” and covers the topics of health and medicine. NCW is a public awareness campaign that promotes the value of chemistry in everyday life. ACS members and chemistry enthusiasts celebrate NCW by coordinating events and communicating the…

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Student travel grants now available for SERMACS and Fall Conferences

September 6, 2023
Image of three superheros in comicbook style art for SERMACS 2023 graphic

The Nashville section of ACS is pleased to continue funding Student Travel Grants for Fall 2023! These grants are intended to assist students with costs associated with attending conferences. Students are eligible for up to $250 if they meet the criteria below.  Full details with priority application deadlines are listed here:  Application rules and deadlines 1.…

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Nashville Local Section ChemLuminary Awards

September 6, 2023

The Nashville Local Section is excited to announce that we received three ChemLuminary awards at the 25th Annual ChemLuminary Awards Ceremony held at the 2023 Fall ACS meeting! We are happy to be recognized for our programs and events by several ACS committees. More information about the awards is below.

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Recipient of the 2023 Ruth Page Woodall Excellence in High School Chemistry Teaching Award

September 6, 2023
Gold trophies and awards

The Nashville Local Section of the American Chemical Society is proud to announce that the section’s Excellence in High School Chemistry Teaching Award has now been named in honor of long time ACS and Nashville Local Section member and Councilor, Ruth Page Woodall. This is a testament to Ruth’s contributions to the section, ACS, and the…

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ACS Fall 2023 Councilor Talking Points

September 6, 2023
ACS Fall 2023 meeting graphic Meeting theme- Harnessing the Power of Data

Below is a link to document for the Councilor Talking Points from the ACS Board of Directors and Council meetings held at the Fall 2023 ACS Meeting in San Francisco. We hope you will find this document informative and helpful.

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Call for Nominations- 2023 Excellence in High School Chemistry Teaching Award

July 7, 2023
Gold trophies and awards

This is a formal request for nominations for the Nashville Section, ACS 2023 Excellence in High School Teaching Award.  Below are the required forms to be submitted by July 26, 2023. Purpose: To recognize, encourage, and stimulate outstanding teachers of high school chemistry in the Nashville Section, ACS geographical area. Nature: The Nashville Section, ACS Award…

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Free Online Workshop- “Reducing the Family’s Carbon Footprint: The Family Sustainability Action Plan” June 22, 2023

June 9, 2023
Family action planning sustainability workshop

The joint Mayor Cooper Sustainability Advisory Committee – Fisk University Environmental Program invites you to attend the free, online virtual communtiy workshop: “Reducing the Family’s Carbon Footprint: The Family Sustainability Action Plan” on Thursday, June 22, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Central) on Zoom. To make Metro Nashville-Davidson County a more healthy, sustainable, and…

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SERMACS 2023 in Durham, NC Now Accepting Abstracts

June 5, 2023
Image of three superheros in comicbook style art for SERMACS 2023 graphic

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2023 Southeastern Regional Meeting (SERMACS). The theme, Chemistry Con: where Chemistry, Creativity, and Innovation Intersect, will be at the core of programming. SERMACS 2023 will be held from Wednesday to Saturday, October 25-28, 2023 at the Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC. Hosted by the North Carolina Section of…

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2022 Membership Demographics Report: Now Available 

June 5, 2023
2022 Highlights of ACS Membership Demographics report cover

Knowing who make up the ACS membership and their intersectionalities of identities helps ACS better serve its members by tailoring products, programs, and services. To learn who is part of the ACS membership community, read the 2022 Membership Demographics Report. Read the Report Here.  

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