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Reminder: April 6th Registration Deadline Upcoming

Posted by Erica Costello on March 28, 2018 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

A reminder that the April 6 deadline is approaching for students to register and submit an abstract for the upcoming Central Massachusetts Undergraduate Chemical Research Symposium. This event, sponsored by the Central Massachusetts Section of ACS (CMSACS), will be held at Fitchburg State University on Saturday, April 14 starting at 9:00 AM. The morning will kick off with a career panel of local leaders from industry and academia for students to consider and ask questions about future career paths.

Students are then invited to present their work in the poster competition with cash prizes up to $150, awarded for top posters in two categories:

* Biochemistry and Organic

* Analytical, Inorganic, and Physical Chemistry

The symposium will wrap up with a box lunch provided by CMSACS and an awards ceremony.

Register to attend the symposium (for free!) and submit an abstract at https://goo.gl/hvNjhx.

Hope to see you on April 14!

Steven Fiedler & Dennis Awasabisah

Call for Abstracts! April 6th: upcoming deadline for undergraduate research symposium

Posted by Erica Costello on March 12, 2018 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

2nd Biennial Central Massachusetts Chemical Research Symposium

Saturday, April 14

9 am - 1 pm

Fitchburg State University

Antonucci Science Complex

Present your research in the undergraduate poster competition.

Cash prizes awarded in:

• Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry

• Analytical, Inorganic, and Physical Chemistry

And attend a career panel of leaders from industry and academia to discuss topics on:

• Preparing for the job search

• Developing career skills

• Graduate school

Light refreshments and lunch will be provided

Register to attend the symposium (for free!) and submit an abstract at:


Submission deadline: April 6th

Sponsored by:

Central Massachusetts Section of the American Chemical Society

Fitchburg State University

Upcoming Events: March 6th and April 14th

Posted by Erica Costello on February 23, 2018 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The Central Massachusetts Section is excited to announce two upcoming events:

Sam Kean

author of The Disappearing Spoon and Caesar's Last Breath

will present a talk titled:

"Spoons and Thumbs: Funny, spooky, poignant, and completely true science stories"

Tuesday, March 6th

Blue Lounge, Student Center, Worcester State University

10:00 am

Also, a reminder to mark your calendar for:

CMSACS Chemical Research Symposium Poster Competition and Career Panel

Satruday, April 14th

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fitchburg State University