Dr. Bryan Balazs, was selected by Council from a slate of four nominees as one of the two candidates for President-Elect of the ACS for 2016. Congratulate Bryan when you see him! The other candidate is Dr. Allison Campbell from the Richland Local Section and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
CSU Fresno Chem Club’s Nick L. Mole
at the Denver Zoo outreach event
The California Section of American Chemical Soc. requests for volunteers to do fun hands on activities at beautiful John Muir National Historic Site at Martinez, CA on April 18. This is a fun event and you can tour John Muir’s house as well.
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Dr. Stephanie Malone , Chair Younger Chemist Committee, explains plastic recycling at Family Science Night.
Dow Chemical Company is proud to continue our tradition of sponsoring teachers to attend the Smithsonian Science Education Academies for Teachers! Deadline is March 6 2015. Click here for details
Video and Voices of Science from the Bay Area (password: chemistry)
2015 California Section Officers
Chair Charles Gluchowski
Chair-elect Lou Rigali
Secretary Michael Cheng
Treasurer Feng W. Kuo
ChemLuminary Award Winner for Outstanding Performance
Mark Frishberg, Chair and Wally Yokoyama, Past Chair, accept the Award
from Martin Rudd, LSAC Chair and Marinda Wu, ACS Past President.
Please check the nomination forms for Educational Awards, Lloyd Ryland Award for Teachers, and the Chemistry Olympiad nominations
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