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Call for Nominations
2016 William H. Nichols Medal

Nominations Due May 31, 2015 | Nomination Website

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New York Section 2015 Elections

The biographies of the candidates for office in the New York Section of the American Chemical Society are below and all ACS New York Section members are encouraged to vote by May 31, 2015.

Electronic ballots will be sent to the membership in mid-April
Members may request a paper ballot by contacting the New York Section Office at (516) 883-7510 or Email before May 1, 2015.

Candidate Bios

Call for Papers !

June 2015
4American Chemical Society
Chemistry & the Economy: 2015 Mid-Year Review
Paul Hodges and Mark Jones, International eChem and Dow Chemical
4Chemical Marketing And Economics Group
Speciality Chemicals: A New Paradigm for Consumers, Materials & Life Science
Speaker: James Mish, President, Consumer Specialties Ashland, Inc
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5New York Local Section
Board of Directors Meeting
N.B. The Meeting will be in President's Room, Athletic Dept, left of Carnesecca Arena
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11American Chemical Society
Science Communication in the Digital Media Age
Nathan Allen, Moderator, /r/science
15New York Local Section
Eastern Analytical Symposium - Oral Abstract Submission Deadline
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Prof. Jacqueline Barton of the California Institute of Technology presented the Fourth Annual Brooklyn Frontiers in Science Public Lecture

Brooklyn Frontiers
Pictured above: Prof. Jacqueline Barton

Prof. Jacqueline Barton, a pioneer in the field fo electron transfer in DNA, present a thought-provoking and entertaining Brooklyn Frontiers in Science Public Lecture on April 3rd, 2014 entitled Signaling through DNA. Over 200 people enjoyed an evening of world-class science.

Message from 2015 Chair
Dr. Paris Svoronos

2015 Board Meeting Dates


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Reminder - Please Pay Your New York Local Section Voluntary Dues!

When your ACS membership renewal notice arrives this time, please be sure to renew but also don't forget to check the box for payment of New York Local Section Dues. While Local Section dues are a voluntary contribution - they are not required to maintain Section membership - they are however, critically important to the well being of the New York Section.

Your $11.00 Voluntary Dues directly fund events and services, including the prestigious annual Nichols Medal Symposium, undergraduate research symposia, topical groups, subgroups, and other excellent programs. With your financial commitment, these important programs can continue to grow and benefit all our members.

Thank you - the New York Section really appreciates your help!

Employers Seeking Talented Employees

The Employment and Professional Relations Committee maintains a roster of candidates who are ACS members seeking a position in the New York metropolitan area. If you have job openings and would like qualified candidates to contact you, please send a brief job description and educational/experience background required to Hessy Taft. Candidates from our roster who meet the requirements you describe will be asked to contact you.

Do you like to talk?
Then we need to hear from you!

The New York Section of the ACS is looking to increase and update its Speakers Bureau database of interested local area speakers who are available for Section-wide seminars and symposia. If you have an area of research or interest that would provide an interesting talk appropriate for our Section members, and would like to be included in our Speakers Bureau, then please contact the New York Section Office (516-883-7510, Email) with the following information that will be posted on the Section's website: your name, affiliation, a title, and 5-6 words briefly summarizing your area of specialty. We look forward to hearing from you about topics that you wish to share with our other members!

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