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Annual Banquet

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 2:05 PM

Thursday November 9th, 2017 

Imperial Garden Chinese Restaurant -  2039 Allen Boulevard

6:00 Social Hour: Wine/beer/soft drinks and Hors d’oeuvres (complimentary)

7:00 Dinner (no MSG used)

After-dinner Program

  • Presentation of ACS Awards, Local Section Awards
  • Presentation of 50- and 60-Year ACS Members•Presentation 
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NCW Participation for Teachers

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 3:35 PM

National Chemistry Week is October 22–28 this year. The Wisconsin Section of the American Chemical Society invites teachers in Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Lafayette, Marquette, Sauk counties to participate!

We are running an illustrated poem contest related to the National Chemistry Week theme, Chemistry Rocks! Would you and/or other teachers you know be interested? If so, encourage your students (and ask other teachers to encourage their students) ...

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Tour of UW Center for Dairy Research & Cheese Tasting

Posted on June 23, 2017 at 1:15 PM

Social Gathering on Thursday, July 27 at 5:30 p.m., Tour of UW Center for Dairy Research & Cheese Tasting: We are trying something new: a Summer Social Event. We hope you’ll give it a try. Our goal is to attract a wide audience, one that represents the breadth of our membership--from a research lab or industry, a business or a law office. Students, both graduate and undergraduate, are urged to attend as well as those from the academic community.

What: Tour the ...

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Now Offering Outreach Grants

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 10:50 AM

The Wisconsin Local Section Outreach Small Grant Program is open to all members of the Wisconsin Local Section of the ACS. The objective of the program is to enhance each applicant’s effectiveness in science outreach, generate enthusiasm for chemistry, and engage local K-12 students and teachers, communities, organizations, or politicians in exciting activities and in understanding relevance and applications of chemistry today. Long range goals are attracting students to chemistry and s...

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ACS Mini-Grant Programs: Deadlines Approaching!

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 11:50 AM

We are happy to pass along opportunities for two ACS mini-grant programs for local sections. Each has a deadline for application of May 31, 2017.

Science-Café Mini-Grant

If you are looking to plan an activity for your Local Section geared toward the general public, consider organizing a science café! Funding of up to $500 is available to local sections to host a single science café or ongoing science café series in their area. Science cafés p...

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March for Science Madison

Posted on April 22, 2017 at 5:20 PM

The March for Science, and the Local Section’s participation in it, was a success. Thanks for your support--it was good to have such a good turnout to represent our group. All of our signs were held high, and we could have used quite a few more! We will share more photos as we receive them on the Past Events page.




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Wisconsin ACS Important Announcements

Posted on March 31, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Hello from the Wisconsin ACS Local Section,

We have some important and timely announcements to share with all members. Please react and respond—we would love to hear from you!

  • Support Science--Join March for Science. First, we call your attention to the March for Science, and in particular what’s happening locally: March for Science - Madison. It will take place on Earth Day 2017, April 22, from 1 ...
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Tracy Drier Named Wisconsin ACS Outreach Volunteer of the Year

Posted on February 12, 2017 at 12:45 AM

Tracy Drier, Master Glassblower at UW-Madison Department of Chemistry has been named Wisconsin ACS Outreach Volunteer of the Year for 2017.

Mr. Drier is a well-established scientific master glassblower.  Throughout his career Tracy has been a dedicated teacher and demonstrator of glassblowing skills. He designed a transportable, self-contained glassblowing station for the purpose of educational outreach. This Firewag...

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