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"The ACS: Past, Present and Future" ACS DFW Local Section is happy to host a virtual talk by   Dr. Angela K. Wilson Angela K. Wilson, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Michigan [...]

Deadline to register for the Local Qualifying Exam for the National Chemistry Olympiad is January 31, 2021, before 11:59 pm. No exceptions will be allowed! Please register on the following link:https://forms.gle/hetoDggodC37QYNW8 This year’s exam is [...]

Virtual ACS Industry Career Day

November 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Join your ACS colleagues for a virtual ACS Industry Career Day on Saturday November 21, 2020 at 11am ET. During this virtual event, an expert panel of young industry-based chemists will explore topics such [...]

Talk: Keeping the Education Alive Despite the Pandemic

November 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ACS DFW local section invites you to attend a virtual meeting on Nov 13, 2020 at 6 pm. Mrs. Jo King, teacher at Plano West Senior High, Plano ISD, will present a talk entitled [...]

Submit your Nominations for Local Section Officers by November 18, 2020

November 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

ACS DFW members! Are you interested in becoming more involved in the local section? We are seeking nominations for local section officers for 2021! Positions include: Chair, Chair Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Councilor (3 year [...]

National Chemistry Week

October 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 24, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a public awareness campaign that promotes the value of chemistry in everyday life. ACS members and chemistry enthusiasts celebrate NCW by coordinating events and communicating the importance of chemistry. Read more [...]

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Congratulations to the Newly Elected Officers


ACS DFW Executive Committee!

Chair elect – Rajani Srinivasan
Secretary – Violeta Vega-Gomez
Treasurer – Martha Gilchrist
Councilor – Kirby Drake
Councilor – Rebecca Weber
Alternate Councilor – Daniela Hutanu
Alternate Councilor – Michael Bigwood

ACS DFW Local Section Invites Nominations for
Doherty, Schulz, and Chemistry Ambassador Awards

The deadline for nominations is extended to May 15, 2021.

Recognize Colleagues’ Contributions to Excellence in Chemistry, High School Chemistry Teaching, or Dedication to Chemistry Outreach by Nominating Them for our Prestigious Awards!

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