The Erie Local Section will host its annual Awards Banquet on Monday, April 15 at Gannon University. Our guest speakers will be Dr. Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins, co-founders of the 5 Gyres Institute. The 5 Gyres Institute conducts research on the global impact of plastic pollution and, ultimately, seeks to eliminate pollution in the 5 gyres. They have been featured guests on The Weather Channel and the Martha Stewart show.
On February 28, attendees from the Erie Local Section enjoyed networking, desserts, and a 30-minute webinar on the chemistry of cooking and the chemistry of sweetness with Sally Mitchell and Guy Crosby, two experts in the field of culinary chemistry. In a live Q&A session, attendees were able to ask them about anything, from tips on cooking and baking to insights into food chemistry. Congratulations to Michelle and Matt, winners of two coveted ACS beaker mugs raffled off at the event! Thanks to all who attended this fun and tasty event!
College and high school students partnered with ACS for the annual NCW event at the Millcreek Mall. The event was successful in bringing nanotechnology information to the public, and in bringing students from five local universities and two area high schools together to celebrate National Chemistry Week. Thanks to all of the organizers and volunteers for a job well done!
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