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logoParty Night on the River: Brew & BBQ

May 3, 2016 (Webmaster)

The ACS Cincinnati Section and ACS Central Regional Meeting 2016 are co-hosting a social event for section members and regional meeting attendees on Friday, May 20. B&B Riverboats and Madtree Brewery have teamed up to provide a Beer Tasting of locally brewed beers while cruising on the Ohio River. A representative of Madtree Brewery will present background, tasting notes, and perspective on a sampling of beers brewed right here in Cincinnati!

For more information and to register, please follow this link. Registration will close at noon on Friday, May 13.

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In Memoriam Dr. Ted Loganlogo

April 14, 2016 (Webmaster)

Long time Cincinnati Section member, Dr. Ted Logan, passed away on April 9, 2016, at the age of 84.

A graduate of Purdue University with a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry, Ted went on to have a 38+ year career at P&G. Ted was very active in the ACS serving as an elected board member for the local ACS section and as a leader for several national ACS committees.

Memories of Ted and notes of condolence can be shared with Ted's family here.

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April Meetinglogo

April 9, 2016 (Jackie Thomas)

The April 2016 meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 27, at Northern Kentucky University. This is our annual Student and Educators Awards Night with a featured presentation by the local section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS).

For more information and to register, please follow this link. Registration will close at 5 PM on Friday, April 22.

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Daylogo

April 9, 2016 (Donna Wiedemann)

The Greater Cincinnati Earth Day Coalition will host their annual Earth Day Celebration for 2016 at Sawyer Point on Saturday, April 16, from noon until 5 PM. As part of this year's Chemists Celebrate Earth Day theme “The Great Indoors”, the Cincinnati Section will have a booth demonstrating aspects of our homes such as water, air and how to keep it clean, microorganisms bacteria/mold/mildew and how to control them.

If you're interested in volunteering, please contact Donna Wiedemann by phone at (513) 945-0259 or via email at wiedemann.dj@pg.com.

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logoMarch 2016 Meeting

February 28, 2016 (Jackie Thomas)

The March 2016 meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 30th, at the Cooper Creek Event Center. The featured speaker for the evening is Dr. Mallikarjuna N. Nadgouda, of the EPA, and the 2016 ACS Cincinnati Local Section Chemist of the Year winner.

For more information and to register, please click here. Registration will close on Monday, March 21th at 5pm.

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logoCall for Teacher of the Year Nominations

February 28, 2016

Each year the Cincinnati section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) recognizes outstanding area educators by giving awards in the following categories:

If you know a teacher who has made a difference in students’ lives through excellent, innovative teaching methods, encouraging students to pursue science, and dedication to their profession, please send us their name and the name of their school. Nominations are due by Friday, April 1, 2016. Names should be sent to either: Lynn Hogue or Mike Weaver.

Help us find candidates by forwarding this information to your friends and family!

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logoSpecial Energy Symposium at San Diego Meeting

February 28, 2016

Cincinnati Section member and ACS Immediate Past President, Diane Grob Schmidt, is sponsoring an Energy Symposium at the National ACS Spring Meeting in San Diego. This is a continuation of Diane's focus on inspired Grand Challenges of importance to ACS, the US and globally. See the attached flyer for more details.

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logoFebruary 2016 Meeting

January 30, 2016 (Jackie Thomas)

The February 2016 meeting will be held on Thursday, February 18th, at Procter & Gamble's Mason Business Center. The featured speaker for the evening is Dr Glenn Boutilier, Victor Mills Society Member and recently retired from P&G. Glenn will speak on the topic of “Mastery and Other Critical Attributes for Successful Innovation.”

For more information and to register, please click here. Registration will close on Friday, February 12th at 3pm.

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logoCall for 2016 Chemist and Research Associate of Year Nominations -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

January 30, 2016 (Webmaster)

Recognize your colleagues and co-workers for their outstanding contributions to our field. Please submit a nomination for Cincinnati Chemist of the Year or Research Associate of the Year. The nomination deadline is January 31, 2016 February 15, 2016.

A Chemist of Year nomination should hold a terminal degree and must be a member of the Cincinnati section of the ACS. A Research Associate of the Year nomination must be or have been a practitioner within the chemical discipline, but ACS membership is not a requirement.

For more information or to submit nominations contact: Mike Weaver.

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January Edition of CINTACSyellow

January 15, 2016 (Adam Bange)

The January edition of CINTACS is now available.

Check it out here!

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logoJanuary 2016 Meeting

January 8, 2016 (Jackie Thomas)

January 2016 meeting will be held on Thursday, January 21st, at Mount Saint Joseph University. The featured speaker for the evening is professor Al Hazari from the University of Tennessee to speak on the topic of “A Fun (but Educational) History of Chemistry”.

For more information and to register, please click here. Registration will close at noon on Friday, January 15.

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logoCall for 2016 Chemist and Researcher of Year Nominations

January 8, 2016 (Mike Weaver)

Recognize your colleagues and co-workers for their outstanding contributions to our field. Please submit a nomination for Cincinnati Chemist of the Year or Research Associate of the Year. The nomination deadline is January 31, 2016.

The Chemist of Year should hold a terminal degree and must be a member of the Cincinnati section of the ACS. A nomination requires two letters of recommendation and the nominee’s CV. The Research Associate of the Year must be or have been a practitioner within the chemical discipline, but ACS membership is not a requirement. A nomination requires a letter of recommendation; CV and additional documentation are optional, but appreciated.

Nomination materials should be sent to: Mike Weaver.

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logoDecember Joint Meeting with NOBCChE

December 1, 2015 (Webmaster)

December's joint meeting with NOBCChE will be held on Wednesday, December 9, at Xavier University. The featured speaker for the evening is Judson Haynes III, Ph.D. Dr. Haynes is the Past - President of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE), a position he has held from July 2013 - June 2015. Dr. Haynes earned a B.A. in Chemistry with Honors from Hampton University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Louisiana State University. Currently, Dr. Haynes is a Section Head in Family Care R&D at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio.

For more information and to register, please click here. Registration will close at noon on Friday, December 4.

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pictureIn Memoriam Dr. Joseph Caruso

November 29, 2015 (Webmaster)

The Cincinnati Section mourns the loss of Dr. Joseph 'Doc' Caruso. Joe passed away Monday, November 23, 2015.

A chemistry professor at the University of Cincinnati since 1969, Joe had also served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Joe was active in the Cincinnati Section and was awarded the section's Chemist of the Year award in 1992. In 2011 Joe was named an ACS Fellow for his outstanding achievements in his field and his contributions to the ACS.

The Joseph A. Caruso Endowed Chemistry Scholarship Fund at the University of Cincinnati has been established in his honor. Contributions can be sent to the UC College of Arts and Science-Development, P.O. Box 210367, Cincinnati, OH 45221, or give online at uc.edu/give.

Sympathy may be expressed at www.springgrove.org .

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yellowDid you catch our National Chemistry Week Spot on Fox19?

October 19, 2015 (Webmaster)

The Cincinnati Section's very own Gloria Story and Anna Donnell are scheduled to show off for National Chemistry Week on Fox19! Check out their spot Tuesday morning on October 20 and get the scoop on how you can have your own color fun with acids and bases by checking out this info sheet.

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yellowSpread the News -- National Chemistry Week is Here!

October 18, 2015 (Webmaster)

You can join in this year's National Chemistry Week fun, "Chemistry Colors Our World", with one of the many Cincinnati ACS Section volunteers who will be bringing free chemistry demonstrations to Cincinnati and the surrounding area. To find dates and times of demos at libraries near you, check out the NCW Schedule.

Can't get enough chemistry demos? Don't miss the fun at the Cincinnati Museum Center's Rotunda on Friday and Saturday, Oct 23-24. Local section volunteers provide free chemistry demos all day.

Finally, don't forget the annual K-12 NCW Poetry Contest. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, Oct 27. Visit this link for more information and an entry form.

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logo 2015 Oesper Symposium and Award Banquet

October 18, 2015 (Webmaster)

The University of Cincinnati Department of Chemistry and the Cincinnati Section of the American Chemical Society are pleased to announce the 2015 Oesper Award Winner, Karen L Wooley (Texas A&M University).

The Oesper Symposium and Awards Banquet will be held on Friday, November 13, at the Tangeman University Center (TUC) at the University of Cincinnati.

Professor Wooley will speak at 4 PM on "Natural Product-Based Engineering Polymers: A Special Emphasis Toward (Degradable) Materials for Orthopedic, Drug Delivery, and Other Applications"". A poster session and reception will follow from 5:30 - 7 PM. The ACS Banquet begins at 7 PM. The Oesper Award presentation will follow dinner, and a talk given by Jean Fréchet on "From Corvallis to College Station" will end the evening.

Click here for more information and to register.

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October Edition of CINTACSyellow

October 15, 2015 (Adam Bange)

The October edition of CINTACS is now available.

Check it out here!

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yellow2016 Section Elections Begin Soon

October 10, 2015 (Webmaster)

Online voting for 2016 Cincinnati Section officers will begin soon. Biographies of all the candidates can be found here.

Instructions for online voting will be distributed shortly to all eligible Cincinnati Section members. The email and postcard notices will contain a unique PIN number and the web address to visit to cast your votes.

Contact info@acoolsystemforvoting.org if you do not receive your voting PIN within the next few weeks or to request a paper ballot.

Online voting will be available until November 1, 2015.

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Joint Dayton-Cincinnati Meeting at Valley Vineyardslogo

September 4, 2015 (Kevin Ashley)

The Dayton and Cincinnati sections will be hosting a joint social event at Valley Vineyards, Morrow, OH on Saturday, October 10, from at noon - 3:00 pm! Apart from being an opportunity to network with other chemists and their families, this event will include lunch (with a choice of steak or salmon with a buffet) and either wine or beer tasting (choose one), as well as appetizers.

Advance registration is strongly encouraged and discounted for those who do. The deadline for advanced registration 5:00 pm on Friday, October 9. For more information and to register, please visit the Dayton Section's website.

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Register now for 12th Annual Family and Friends Picnic!logo

September 3, 2015 (Kevin Ashley)

Ask family and friends to join you on Sunday, September 13, as we welcome the new ACS year and enjoy a beautiful fall afternoon together. Reconnect with ACS friends and make new ones in the relaxed and casual atmosphere at Germania Park. Activities and entertainment will include food, drinks, games, and chemistry fun!

Click here for more information and to register.

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September Edition of CINTACSyellow

September 1, 2015 (Adam Bange)

The September edition of CINTACS is now available.

Check it out here!

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Upcoming Events
Aug 21-25
Fall ACS National Meeting
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Sun, Sept 11
Family and Friends Picnic @ Germania Park
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October TBD
National Chemistry Week
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Fri, Oct 28
Oesper Symposium @ UC
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December TBD
Joint meeting with NOBCChE @ Xavier U
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