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Current Issue of The Crucible - March 2015
Call for Intel ISEF Volunteers
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair needs volunteers! Please click here for more details!
The 89th American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Comes to Pittsburgh
The 89th annual technical meeting of the American Chemical Society Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry will highlight the latest fundamental and applied advances in colloid and surface science, including its key roles in a diversity of related disciplines. Traditionally organized and hosted by a university that has a deep commitment to colloid and surface science, the Symposium thrives on strong international attendance by participants from academia, industry and national laboratories and has become established as a premier conference in this field. Approximately 500 oral and poster presentations are expected. Online abstract submissions will be accepted from January 5 – April 1, 2015.
Pittsburgh Section Offers Travel Grants for Student Members
The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society has budgeted funds to help encourage undergraduate/graduate student participation in national and regional ACS meetings. The awards are intended to help defray meeting registration and travel-related expenses (lodging, transportation, per diem) for eligible students. Click for the application.
Congratulations to our Newest Travel Grant Winners!
Congratulations to Kaye Archer and Paul Jackson. They are the first two winners of the ACS Pittsburgh Section Travel Grants in 2015. They will present their research at the ACS National Meeting in Denver in March. Good luck!
Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2015 Illustrated Poetry Contest
The Pittsburgh Section is sponsoring an illustrated poetry contest for students in Kindergarten – 12th grade. Deadlines are due by Wednesday, April 22, 2015. First Prize of $50 will be award in each of 4 grade categories: K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th and 9th-12th grades. Mail entries to: Michael Mautino, 3485 Frye Ave., Finleyville, PA 15332.