Chair Notes – November 2022

Dear esteemed members, We had such an exciting National Chemistry Month! I hope you caught the riveting lecture by Dr. John A. Rogers about materials for electronics that can dissolve in the body, which was one of our best-attended presentations of the…

Chair Notes – October 2022

Dear esteemed members, October is here–and you know what that means? National Chemistry Month! I am excited to announce some great opportunities and events to celebrate our discipline this month. On Tuesday, October 18 at 7 PM, we are honored to host…

Chair Notes – September 2022

Dear esteemed members, With the start of the fall season, the Local Section has several big events and opportunities right around the corner. Did you know that running air conditioning in buildings accounts for about 4% of worldwide CO2 emissions?…

Chair Notes – March 2022

Dear esteemed members and colleagues, February was a great month for our Section as it marked our first in-person event since 2020! Master glass artist, Kathleen Mitchell, treated us to a special experience at the Chemistry and Art of Glass. Participants learned about the chemical principles of glass and some of the techniques that turn raw materials into a work of art. I would like to thank the National ACS, for funding my Innovative Project Grant, which made the event possible. Hopefully, the COVID surge will continue to recede, so we can get back to doing more in-person events.