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Registration for ACS Fall 2023 is Now Open!

June 5, 2023
ACS Fall 2023 meeting graphic Meeting theme- Harnessing the Power of Data

Register and join us from August 13 – 17 for ACS Fall 2023! The meeting will be in-person in San Francisco at the Moscone Center or virtually globally. The theme, Harnessing the Power of Data, will be at the core of programming for the hybrid event. You can receive exclusive rates and benefits by booking…

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Nashville Local Section Awards and Recognition Luncheon

May 17, 2023
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You are invited to attend the Nashville Local Section Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, June 3rd from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at Amerigo Italian Restaurant (1920 West End Avenue Nashville). The price is $25 for members and guests and $15 for students. We will be honoring the 2022 Nashville Local Section awardee for…

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ACS LinkedIn Learning Membership Benefit 

May 12, 2023
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If you are an ACS Member with a premium package, your membership now includes LinkedIn Learning, an on-demand, online platform that offers thousands of high-quality, expert-led business, technology and creative courses. Learn when, where, and how it works best for you. LinkedIn Learning offers short lessons, complete courses and fully developed learning paths. Topics popular…

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Chemistry Faculty Position at Motlow State

April 24, 2023
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Motlow State Community College is hiring for a chemistry faculty position. The minimum requirement is a Master’s in chemistry with 18 hours. Graduate students that will graduate this May are welcome to apply. You can find more information in the job announcement below. Questions can be sent to Stacy Dowd.

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2023 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest – The Curious Chemistry of Amazing Algae

April 24, 2023
Graphic for chemists celebrate earth week

The Nashville Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Winners of the Nashville Local Section’s Illustrated Poem Contest will advance to the National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to be featured on the ACS website and to win prizes! See…

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ACS Committee Preference Forms Now Open!

April 24, 2023
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Did you know as an ACS member you can serve on an ACS Committee as part of your Membership? Choose topics based on your passion and interests from Science Education and Public Policy to Professional Development, Public Outreach, STEM, DEIR (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect) and MORE. With 30+ Society Committees to choose from, there…

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Career Resources for Industrial Scientists

April 24, 2023
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The ACS Industry Matters newsletter offers exclusive interviews with industry professionals, as well as an insider’s guide to working in the chemical industry. Each issue is filled with insightful answers to your questions as a chemical professional and is designed to help you grow and succeed. Explore more and subscribe here.

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

February 24, 2022

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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Next Generation Sequencing in DNA Analysis of Historic Period Human Remains

February 24, 2022

Thursday, March 3, 6pm MTSU Science Building, Room 1003: Nationally known forensic chemist Kelly Elkins will speak about using modern techniques to analyze DNA extracted from historic bone and teeth. The results of next generation sequencing demonstrate the potential not only to obtain short tandem repeat (STR) profiles from historic bone and teeth, but also…

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2021-2022 Nashville ACS Student Travel Grants

August 22, 2021

The Nashville Section of the ACS is starting a new program to help fund student travel to ACS National Meetings, SERMACS, and other ACS-affiliated or chemistry-related conferences. Apply today! (Fall 2021 ACS applications will be accepted after start of meeting given late notice!)

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