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NERM 2019 Call For Papers

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on February 13, 2019 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Abstracts are being accepted for the https://www.acsnerm.org/" target="_blank">2019 Northeast Regional Meeting, to be held June 23 - 26 at the Saratoga Hilton and the Saratoga Springs City Center in Saratoga Springs, New York.

The theme of NERM 2019 is "Chemistry, The Central Science of the Northeast."

Abstracts are due by March 18, 2019.  To submit an abstract, visit the NERM website above or ACS's

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March Section Meeting

Posted by Benjamin Kaufold on March 9, 2018 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Our next Section Meeting for 2018 will take place on Wednesday, March 28, at RPI. Dr. Jason Benedict from the University of Buffalo will be presenting a talk entitled Atoms in Motion: Creating and Characterizing Dynamic Crystalline Materials. Additional information on Dr. Benedict's research can be found

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Help A Teacher in Your Community

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on September 16, 2011 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Who inspired you to be a scientist?

Inspire the next generation by partnering with a middle or high school science teacher this school year. Assist a teacher by answering questions from students, planning instructional demonstrations, or assisting students as they conduct a lab. ACS will donate $500 to the school where you volunteer so that you and your partner teacher can purchase science supplies to support your projects. Find out more at

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2010 Officer & Councilor Elections

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on October 21, 2010 at 8:26 PM Comments comments (0)

The Eastern NY Local Section will be holding Officer and Councilor Elections for 2010. Ballots can be mailed in or brought to the Novermber 17th meeting.
This year's Eastern NY Section Nominees are as follows; all are running unopposed.

Please Vote by using the 2010 ballot and

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Professional Services Manager - Job

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on September 21, 2010 at 10:28 AM Comments comments (0)

Professional Services Manager -  Cambridge, MA

Job Code:  SVC564

CambridgeSoft is an innovative scientific software company.

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Gustavus John Esselen Award Nominations

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on September 8, 2010 at 12:31 PM Comments comments (0)

Request for Nominations for the 2011

Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest

This award recognizes a chemist for outstanding achievement for scientific and technical
work that contributes to public well-being.  The award consists of a $5000 prize and a medal of recognition.  The presentation takes place at an award ceremony in April at Harvard University, followed by a formal address by the awardee.

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Cherry Valley-Springfield Thanks ENY-ACS

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on April 27, 2010 at 4:54 PM Comments comments (0)

The Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School District sent a thank you letter to the Eastern NY ACS Section to acknowledge our donation of a new Merck Index.

Councilor's Report, 239th National Meeting

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on April 26, 2010 at 11:07 AM Comments comments (0)

Mr. Warren Hull attended the 239th National ACS Meeting in San Francisco from March 21-25 2010 and has issued the following Councilor's Report.

Bet Shraga Thanks ENY-ACS

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on December 31, 2009 at 2:02 PM Comments comments (0)

Terry Frazer, a Middle School Science Teacher at Bet Shraga Hebrew Academy of the Capital District, was a recipient of The Merck Index donated by our local section.  Chair Eric Davenport received a thank you letter from Rabbi Rami Strosberg, Head of School at Bet Shraga. 

2010 NE Region & ACS Awards

Posted by E. James Schermerhorn on December 9, 2009 at 3:07 PM Comments comments (0)

I have received a "Call for Nominations" for the 2010 Northeast Region and ACS Awards.

The 2010 Northeast Region Awards include:

• THE ACS DIVISION OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION NORTHEAST REGION AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING

• THE E. ANN NALLEY REGIONAL AWARD FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICE TO THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY

• THE ACS REGIONAL INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION AWARDS

• THE NORTHEAST REGION, ACS AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE CHEMICAL...

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