Upcoming colloquium presented by Akron section of ACSPosted Oct. 19, 2010
On Thursday, October 21st, join us in the Williams Hall lobby for pizza and beverages beginning at 3:45pm. A seminar, sponsored by the Akron section of the American Chemical Society, will begin shortly after this in room 110 Williams Hall. The importance of the American Chemical Society will be discussed, as well as membership benefits and why people from all chemical-related fields and education levels should become members of the Society. Information regarding the Akron Local Section will also be presented.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world's largest scientific society with over 160,000 members. The ACS is a non-profit organization committed to improving people's lives through the transforming power of chemistry. The Society is made up of 189 local sections throughout the USA, 34 technical divisions, and represents members from over 100 countries. The ACS publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. In addition, the Society plays a leadership role in educating and communicating with public policy makers and the general public about the importance of chemistry in our lives. The includes identifying new solutions, improving public health, protecting the environment and contributing to the economy.