Cartoonist Sidney Harris will draw a cartoon based on the winning caption, and the grand prize winner will receive the original cartoon. The runner-up will receive an autographed copy of one of Harris’s most famous cartoons chosen by Harris. More details will follow.Funded by the ACS Innovativ Grant Program and hosted by the Division of History of Chemistry, eminent cartoonist Sidney Harris will provide 12 previously unpublished cartons to the ACS Local Sections for use in their Newsletters or monthly website announcements beginning January 2019. Here are links to the first cartoons!
In addition, a contest will be held in which ACS members can submit "one original cartoon caption." Cartoonist Sidney Harris will draw a cartoon based on the winning caption, and the grand prize winner will receive the original cartoon. The runner-up will receive an autoraphed copy of one of Harris's most famous cartoons chosen by Harris. More details will follow.
Celebrating ACS National Chemistry Week 2018, "Chemistry is out of this world!" Attend this seminar to learn how to get to Mars. This event will take place at EMU at 4:00 PM in room 152 MJSC. Help promote with this flyer.
The Kalamazoo and Huron Valley Sections of the ACS invite you to a presentation on "Careers in Chemistry" by Dr. Lisa Balbes, a career consultant on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 7 PM in Kalamazoo College's Dewing Hall, Room 103. The Huron Valley Section will gather in room 300 at the Bruce T. Halle Library at Eastern Michigan University where they will join via webinar. Join from your PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/751103694.
For parking information at EMU, see https://www.emich.edu/parking/index.php
The meeting should be of interest to anyone who may have or be inclined to consider obtaining a degree in chemistry and is wondering what career options are available to someon with the skills acquired in following this path.
Information about Dr. Lisa M. Balbes - Dr. Lisa M. Balbes has been an American Chemical Society volunteer career consultant since 1993, providing career management advice and information to literally thousands of scientists. She is the author of “Nontraditional Careers for Chemists: New Formulas in Chemistry”, published by Oxford University Press, an ACS certified master workshop facilitator, and an internationally invited speaker on various career topics. She earned her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her undergraduate degrees in chemistry and psychology from Washington University in St Louis.
On Thursday, June 14 (4 PM) and Friday, June 15 (1:30 PM), Dr. McGovern will speak about his experience in the emerging field of Molecular Archaeology.
More information about Dr. McGovern is included in this flyer - link
Chenxin Jayson Song from Pioneer High achieved High Honors on the USNCO National Exam. He was one of 50 students to make the High Honors List.
Congratulations Chenxin! Here is his picture.
We are pleased to pass on the recent announcement of our local section members who have reached major milestones in their ACS membership in 2018. If you know any of these members on this list, please congratulate them!
Dr. James Kaltenbronn
Dr. Dennis Finseth
Mr. Larry Taylor