Seminar September 13, 2022: “Beyond the Bench – Bringing Together Business, Chemistry, and Creativity”

Please use the registration link for our upcoming seminar “Beyond the Bench – Bringing Together Business, Chemistry, and Creativity” on Tuesday, September 13th at 6:00 PM EDT. Abstract Career opportunities for chemists are nearly limitless. From research in academic, government, and industry to careers in patent law, marketing, or policy, it can often feel overwhelming […]

Seminar August 16, 2022: “Cross Circular Themes of Water Quality in Introductory General Biology and Chemistry Courses”

Please see the registration link for our upcoming Seminar “Cross Circular Themes of Water Quality in Introductory General Biology and Chemistry Courses” on Tuesday, August 16th at 6:00 PM EDT. Presenter Bio Dr. Ray Mohseni Dr. Ray Mohseni is an associate professor in the Chemistry Department at ETSU. He teaches general chemistry, instrumental analysis lab, […]

2022 Annual Awards Ceremony

On April 11, 2022 at 6:30 PM EDT the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will hold its annual awards ceremony virtually via Zoom. Section members should watch their e-mail for a link to the Zoom meeting. Awards to be presented at this year’s annual awards ceremony include ACS Membership Awards, the Volunteer […]

Volunteers needed: Chemists and Girl Scouts Celebrate Earth Week 2022

Volunteers are being sought to perform a variety of scientific demonstrations highlighting the chemistry of bugs, i.e. red dye from cochineal beetles, chemiluminescence, paper chromatography and more. Stations will be set up for hands on demos and groups of Scouts will rotate through the various demos. The Scouts range in age from 5 to 13. […]

Seminar March 29, 2022: “Structure-function studies of the SARS-CoV-2 spike and development of COVID-19 interventions”

Please see the registration link for our upcoming Seminar on Structure-Function Studies of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike and Development of COVID-19 Interventions on Tuesday, March 29th at 5:00 PM EDT. Presenter Bio Dr. Jason McLellan Dr. Jason McLellan (University of Texas at Austin) researches viral proteins, and his work to understand how these proteins are structured and how […]

Seminar October 21, 2021: “Eastman in the Circular Economy”

The simple fact is: Our current recycling infrastructure isn’t equipped to tackle our current crisis. Enter: advanced circular recycling. Eastman’s advanced circular recycling technologies that allow brands to incorporate certified recycling content in packaging in ways the industry hasn’t been able to before. To solve the plastic waste crisis, we need a multi-faceted approach that […]

Seminar September 16, 2021: “Meeting the Challenge: Decarbonization of Transportation in the 21st Century”

Decarbonization of the transportation industry is a critical part of addressing climate change.  What will be required to accomplish this massive overhaul of the industry?  Electric vehicles are a widely-publicized piece of the solution, but electrifying passenger cars and trucks will require increasing raw material availability, increasing electricity production, and adjusting our travel habits to […]

Seminar June 9, 2021: “RDX and Holston Ordnance Works During World War II”

Presenter Bio Dr. Colin F. Baxter, Professor Emeritus of History, East Tennessee State University, was born in Harrow, England.  He earned his B.Sc., degree from East Tennessee State University, and his M.A., and Ph.D., degrees from the University of Georgia.  His first teaching post was at Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, where he taught British […]


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