Invitation to Undergradu​ate Research Day at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, October 24, 2014

Please find attached, an invitation to the 2014 Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Please forward this invitation to all Juniors and Seniors that may be interested in joining us.

Thank you!

 

http://undergrad-research-day.urmc.edu/

DOW-MIT ACCESS 2014 Program

We are writing to ask for your help in spreading the word about an exciting program hosted by the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. The DOW-MIT ACCESS Program is a weekend-long symposium aimed to expose underrepresented minority students to the benefits of a graduate education in the aforementioned research areas. This 6th annual event, taking place on MIT’s campus October 24th and October 25th, is an interactive and informative symposium that has proven to have a lasting impact on its past participants.

Over half of our ACCESS alumni are now enrolled in graduate programs across the country. We hope you will encourage your students to apply to this program as we continue to work toward increasing the number of under-represented minorities in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering and materials science.

Applications for the ACCESS Fall 2014 session are due July 15, 2014. All travel expenses, meals and hotel accommodations for students selected to participate in the ACCESS program will be paid by us. Participation neither obligates the student to apply for graduate study nor guarantees future consideration for study at MIT. ACCESS was made possible through the generous support of Dow Chemical Corporation. For more information visit http://access.mit.edu/ or email mit-access@mit.edu.

Please forward and post this linked announcement and poster to your colleagues and students:

http://access.mit.edu/2014accesscardweb.pdf

 

2014 Graduate Research Symposium

Attached please find the upcoming Graduate Research Symposium taking place at the University of California, Irvine on July 24-27.

 

Irvine Flyer

Grad School Preview Program for Underrepre​sented Minorities at UW-Madison Chemistry Department

The UW-Madison Chemistry Department will again be running its preview program to give students (mostly minority/disadvantaged) an opportunity to visit Madison and the Department in September 2014, before applications for grad school are due.  We hope to attract 20-25 college seniors to the CHOPs (CHemistry OPportunities) program, which will be held September 11-13 in Madison.  More information and a link to the application is available at chops.chem.wisc.edu.

We would like to introduce UW-Madison Chemistry to students who may not consider Madison as a first choice for graduate work.  We would be very grateful if you could forward this email to your rising seniors who may be considering starting graduate work in Chemistry in Fall 2015.

The success of our first several programs has persuaded us that this will be an annual event, so if you keep track of Preview programs, we would appreciate you adding UW-Madison Chemistry to your list.

3rd Notice: ACS Undergradu​ate Research Symposium

The WNY Undergraduate Symposium abstract deadline is now fast approaching.  If you wish to present your research at the April 19 Undergraduate Research Symposium, please send in you abstract and registration information by 5:00 PM Friday, April 11, 2014.
The Symposium is being hosted by the Department of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo, SUNY.  We have a great program this year, including a keynote address by Professor Krista Walton from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology.  There will also be awards for the best student posters and oral presentations.
There is a $5.00 registration fee for this year’s symposium.  This includes a light breakfast and buffet lunch.  A vegetarian option will be available.  We ask that attendees register using the attached form and pay (cash) at the registration table on April 19.Schedule of Events Saturday, April 19, 2014
Natural Sciences Complex, North Campus
University at Buffalo, SUNY:

9:00 am – 9:50 amRegistration / Introductory Remarks
10:00 am – 10:50 am     Keynote presentation:
Synthesis and Application of Porous Inorganic-Organic Hybrids
Professor Krista S. Walton, Georgia Institute of Technology
11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Student Oral Presentations
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm     Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:30 pmStudent Poster Session 

3:30 pm – 4:00 pmSymposium Awards and Closing remarks

For further information about the 2014 Symposium, please see the WNYACS website at:
http://wny.sites.acs.org/undergradsymposium.htm

Submit your registration and presentation abstract by email to:
Dr. Timothy M. Gregg
email: 
greggt@canisius.edu

Thanks.  We hope to see you in April!
Dr. Jason B. Benedict
2014 Symposium Committee Chair

ACS Announceme​nt

To the general membership of ACS, Cleveland section,
University School has an opening for a Chemistry Instructor. Please see the attachment for details.
Dan Tyson
Isotopics Editor

 

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