December ACS Akron Section Event

You are invited to join the Akron section for an evening of lights and holiday cheer at Stan Hywet Hall. Join us for Deck The Hall at Stany Hywet on December 15th at 7pm. Purchase your tickets ahead of time at: We will meet at 7pm in the Courtyard.

Akron Section Award to Dr. Corinna Schindler

The Akron Section of the American Chemical Society has conferred its Akron Section Award on Dr. Corinna S. Schindler, Alumni Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan. The award will be presented on October 18.  Dr. Schindler will speak on “Catalysis with environmentally benign metals: new alternatives to olefin-olefin metathesis” at the University of … Read more

Akron/Cleveland Section Joint Meeting

The Akron and Cleveland Sections of the American Chemical Society will host a joint meeting on September 15, 2022. Dr. Shubhamita Basu from Lubrizol will talk about “Lessons in Product Development: How to and how not to develop in light of chemistry, business and regulatory”. The meeting will take place at R. Shea Brewing-Canal Place in the … Read more

Call for Nominations-Akron Section Award

The Akron Section of the American Chemical Society is accepting nominations for the Akron Section Award, to be presented at the November 2022 General Meeting to an outstanding chemistry professional within a 500 mile radius of Akron in any field. The award consists of a $1000 honorarium and an engraved plaque. The award recipient delivers … Read more

2022 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest

The Akron Section of the ACS hosted an illustrated poem contest in celebration of Earth Week that encouraged students to think creatively and promote this year’s CCEW theme, The Buzz About Bugs: Insect Chemistry. Students from area schools were invited to submit their creative works to be judged according to the ACS rubric that focused … Read more

2022 MSNO/SAS May Meeting

Please join us on May 25, 2022 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST for the annual MSNO and SAS joint meeting held virtually on Zoom. Cost: Free! Register online: 11:45 a.m.: Welcome 12:00 p.m.: Ryan Reffner, 2020 Ernest B. Yeager Award Winner, Lorain County Community College, Baldwin Wallace University“Modeling and Measuring the Absorption-induced … Read more

Crano Awards Lecture 4/5/2022

Teri W. Odom | Professor of Chemistry | Northwestern University Teri W. Odom is Joan Husting Madden and William H. Madden, Jr. Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Chemistry Department at Northwestern University. She is an expert in designing structured nanoscale materials that exhibit extraordinary size and shape-dependent optical and physical properties. Odom has … Read more

March Student Networking Event: What to do with Your Chemistry Degree

The Akron Section of the American Chemical Society will be hosting a student networking event at the University of Akron on March 17, 2022 from 7-9 PM. Dr. Doug McBain, Laird Technologies, Inc., and Dr. Jay Xu, Valtris Specialty Chemicals, will discuss their career projects and answer questions from the audience. UA Career Services representatives … Read more