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Call for Nominations for the 2021 Heller-Dabrowski Award for Outstanding High School Chemistry Teacher in the Cleveland Section

January 20, 2021

The Cleveland Section of the American Chemical Society annually sponsors an award to recognize an outstanding high school chemistry teacher in the Cleveland Section. The award is named for Irene Heller of North Olmsted High School and Betty Dabrowski of Magnificat High School in recognition of their contributions as outstanding high school chemistry teachers and…

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Jan. 2021: From the Desk of Past Chair

January 3, 2021

Serving as chair of the ACS local section in 2020 was a privilege and a great experience. I am grateful to all volunteers of the ACS Cleveland section that have made the year 2020 memorable for our community. We started the year strong, with goals including increasing diversity of active local section members and increasing…

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January 2021 Meeting Notice: Insights into the chemistry curriculum and research opportunities at the United States Air Force Academy

December 31, 2020

Jan. 20, 2021Executive Committee Meeting 5:30 pm, Talk 7:00 pm Dr. Andrea Giordano is an Assistant Professor at the United States Air Force Academy. She completed her PhD/MS at the Pennsylvania State University and her BS/BA at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Giordano’s research interests include electronic and vibrational spectroscopy as well…

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Congratulations 2020 NCW Contest winners!

November 10, 2020
NCW 2020 Sticking with Chemistry

Congratulations to our Chemistry contest winners held in conjunction with the Cuyahoga County Library system. Winners will receive $50 (1st) or $35 (2nd-3rd). Grades 2-3: 1st place: B. Kaschube (Bay Village branch)2nd place: C. Santander (Parma branch)3rd place: H. Antczak (Berea branch) Grades 4-6:1st place: A. Young (Brecksville branch)2nd place: L. Meyer (North Olmsted branch)3rd…

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NOVEMBER MEETING – A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE INTERMUSEUM CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION LAB

October 28, 2020

November’s speakers will be a group of conservators from the Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA) Laboratory in near-west Cleveland.  The Cleveland lab of ICA is one of seven art conservation facilities in the country that serve museums and collectors without their own staff, and is currently the only one that serves all forms of art work.…

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VOLUNTEER AT GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER

October 28, 2020

The Great Lakes Science Center always welcomes volunteers who want to help with GLSC programs.  For the next year, monthly focus topics are being planned: * November – Waves and Motion* December – Technology* January – Architecture and Design* February – Engineering* March – Math* April – Sports* May – Weather and Water* June –…

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Oct. 21 Morley Award Address

October 4, 2020

Join us for the delayed awarding of the 2020 Edward W. Morley award. This year’s recipient is John M. Herbert of The Ohio State University. Click here for more information and to register

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Call for Nominations 2021 Edward W. Morley Award

September 28, 2020

The Cleveland Section annually sponsors a regional award, which consists of the Morley Medal and an honorarium of $3,000. The next presentation of the Morley Medal is planned to take place at a meeting of the Cleveland Section ACS in May 2021. The award is presented at a banquet, at which time the recipient will…

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National Chemistry Week 2020: Sticking with Chemistry

August 30, 2020

The Cleveland Section’s NCW Planning Committee met several times via Zoom this past Spring and Summer to establish a regular NCW program based on National’s theme of Sticking with Chemistry.  In normal years we use that theme as a guide to create a program of fun, hands-on, age appropriate chemistry “experiments” for children in grades…

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2020 Heller-Dabrowski Award winner named

August 28, 2020
Lisa_Cumming_HD_awardee 2020

The Cleveland Section of the American Chemical Society annually sponsors an award to recognize an outstanding high school chemistry teacher in the Cleveland Section. The award is named for Irene Heller of North Olmsted High School and Betty Dabrowski of St. Magnificant in recognition of their contributions as outstanding high school chemistry teachers and their…

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