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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Refreshments at 5:30, Program at 6 pm
University of Texas Arlington, CRB 114

In the words of ACS Past-President Katie Hunt:
“Chemistry is at a crossroads. Globalization is upon us, and there is no turning back. Our challenge is how to keep our nation strong in an increasingly global marketplace. Strengthening the roots of American innovation and competitiveness—education, basic research, and a business environment to drive innovation—is how we as a nation will meet this challenge.”

This is the message that the ACS DFW Local Section can bring to Congress and to the Texas Legislature.

The 2018 elections are over and the time for advocacy is now. Make plans to attend this workshop and learn from ACS National as well as local leaders about:

  • ACS Policy Statements
  • ACS Resources for Advocacy including Act4Chemistry, Twitter, and the Advocacy Toolkit
  • How to Contact and/or Prepare for a Meeting with Legislators
  • What to Expect in 2019 Texas Legislative Session re: Science
  • How to Get More Involved in Advocacy

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ACS Members – Free; Non-Members $5

Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry
Mole Day 2018
Tuesday, October 23
5:30 – 7:30
Multiple Participating Locations!
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National Chemistry Week
Chemistry Connections 2018
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Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Doherty Award Dinner and Honoring of 50/60 Year Members
Thursday, November 1
6pm – 9pm
Oakmont Country Club, Corinth, TX

Please join the Dallas-Fort Worth Local Section of the ACS in honoring
2018 Wilfred T. Doherty Awardee
Francis D’Souza, PhD, FECS, FRSC
Distinguished University Research Professor
University of North Texas
50 & 60 year members of the ACS
More information and registration:

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Event co-sponsored by the UNT Department of Chemistry

Detailed Schedule:
6-7pm Social hour on patio (weather permitting)
7-8pm Dinner in Azalea
8-9pm Awards Presentation & talk by Dr. D’Souza:
“Light Capture and Conversion by Mimicking Nature”

Dinner to Honor
2018 Werner Schulz Award Recipient
Maggie Mixon
of Martin HS in Arlington TX

Tuesday, September 25 @ 6pm
6p Social Hour
7p Dinner
8p Seminar: “Teaching and the Scientific Method” by Ms. Mixon

Joe T. Garcia’s
2201 N. Commerce St
Fort Worth TX 76164

$20 includes fajita dinner and 1 drink (cash bar available*)
Non-alcoholic drinks included

Register by Friday September 21 via eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/acs-dfw-2018-werner-schulz-award-dinner-tickets-50088846087

*Joe T’s accepts cash and checks but not credit cards

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