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Chemistry of Sports: Smarter Safer, Faster

Posted by Deards, Kiyomi on February 9, 2017 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Feb. 21 at 6 pm in University of Nebraska Lincoln 548 Hamilton Hall

In the world of competitive and professional sports, chemistry is more impactful than you might think. Discover the materials that chemists are creating to enable athletes to perform better and stay safer, as well as how analytical chemistry is advancing to detect performance enhancing substances in order to keep the playing field level for everyone....

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I <3 Red

Posted by Deards, Kiyomi on February 3, 2017 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Feb. 8 at 7 pm

UNL Love Library’s Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons

I Love Red: Are humans hardwired to perceive certain colors? With Prof. Mark Griep

#SciPopTalks

Description: Are humans hard-wired to perceive and name a limited number of colors? Find out the answer to that question and the special role for the color red.

Join us for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Amoung Us!

Posted by Deards, Kiyomi on January 31, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

#SciPopTalks

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Among Us!

Speaker: Professor Rebecca Lai, UNL

When: 7:00pm February 1, 2017

Location: Adele Hall Learning Commons

Description: There are animals in our world with "magical properties" like the fantastic beasts in Harry Potter's world. While augureys are known to predict rainfall, there are equally powerful weather-forecasting and...

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Join Us for Wonders of Polymers at SciPop Interactive Saturday April 23rd from 1pm-3pm

Posted by Deards, Kiyomi on April 20, 2016 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Please join us for: Wonders of Polymers

When: April 23, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm 

Where: Adele Hall Learning Commons Plaza (Outside the North Entrance), University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus 

What about rain: The event will be held inside the Adele Hall Learning Commons if rain is in the forecast.

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Congratulations to Daryl Jahn, 2015 Outstanding Nebraska High School Chemistry Teacher

Posted by Deards, Kiyomi on February 9, 2016 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to the 2015 Outstanding Nebraska High School Chemistry Teacher, Daryl D. Jahn! The award and a check for $200.00 were provided by the Department of Chemistry at the Unviersity of Nebraska-Lincoln in collaboration with the Nebraska Section of the American Chemical Society.



Image, from left to right, of James Takacs wi...

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Nebraska Section: 2015 ChemLuminary Award Finalist

Posted by Jim on September 5, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

While it was not selected as the winner, the Nebraska Section was a finalist for a 2015  ChemLuminary award in the Outstanding Performance by a Local Section – Medium Small Size Category Award. Jim Takacs attended the awards program in Boston and presented the poster highlighting Nebraska Section activities. Congratualtions to the winning Savannah River Local Section.



Congratulations Mark Griep, 2015 ACS Nebraska Section Volunteer of the Year

Posted by Jim on September 5, 2015 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

This award recognizes Mark for his outstanding contribution in securing National Historic Chemical Landmark (NHCL) status honoring Dr. Rachel Lloyd, the first US woman chemistry professor. Mark researched the life and accomplishments of this early woman pioneer in chemistry enabling the ACS, along with his new book on her life, to help share Dr. Lloyd’s remarkable accomplishments and legacy. Mark also organized a very successful and inspiring “Women in Science” symposium to...

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Congratulations to Desiree Wineland, Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year

Posted by Jim on July 9, 2013 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Honoring outstanding volunteers

Desiree C. Wineland of the Nebraska Section started the ACS Chem/Ag Club at Cambridge High School, where she has helped arrange field trips to a local agriculture laboratory, planted trees in support of Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, and raised scholarships for graduating seniors.

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