Fall 2022 PROF Councilor Commentary

Author: Matt Grandbois, Councilor The Fall 2022 ACS Council meeting is scheduled to be held as a hybrid session on  Wednesday, August 24th. The Council meeting will be hosted at Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk Hotel, in Sheraton Chicago Ballroom IV-VII starting at 10:00am CT. There are several items that will be up for action that […]

URM Talent Acquisition, Retention and Career Development in STEM Private Sectors

There is widespread recognition of the value in building diverse talent in industry, but there are also significant challenges for recruiting and retaining underrepresented minorities (URM). Several science and technology companies have responded by enhancing their recruiting practices to improve the diversity of their talent pool as well as developing strategies to retain URMs through […]

Working Chemists with Disabilities

This symposium seeks current and/or aspiring chemists to consider participating in this unique autoethnographic session. Presentations should document how chemists with various disabilities perform their jobs in the chemistry field. Describe the work arounds and accommodations that you have been provided to illustrate your success in chemistry. Presenters may be invited to contribute to a […]

Summer 2022 Councilor Commentary

Author: Matt Grandbois, Councilor The ACS Council Meeting was held virtually on March 23rd as part of the hybrid Spring 2022 National Meeting in San Diego, CA. Several items were discussed and acted upon by Council that have an impact on PROF Members. Candidates for President-Elect 2023 were voted upon with Mary Carroll and Rigoberto […]