Upcoming Event: A Day in the Life of an ACS Volunteer

Event Announcement! A Day in the Life of anACS VolunteerLive Online (via ZOOM) Tuesday, February 23 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time Each month, the Eastern US YCC Partnership will host a Q&A session with an expert in a different field of chemistry – including areas of industry, government, and education. This month, hear from Dr. James Murray and Dr. Julian Bobb, two outstanding leaders […]

Upcoming ACS Council meeting for Spring 2021

Author: Matt Grandbois, Councilor The ACS Council is scheduled to convene on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021. There are several items that are up for Council action that could impact you as chemists and professionals. This blog post is my promised update to you, a PROF member, so that you can share any concerns, support, or […]

ACS PROF Awards – Nominations Now Open

The American Chemical Society Division of Professional Relations is accepting nominations for the following awards: Henry A. Hill Award — recognizes people who have served the profession in a unique and distinguished manner.  Lou Sacco Award — recognizes persons who have served the Division of Professional Relations in a meritorious and exemplary manner over a significant period of time.  […]

New ACS Books of Interest

The American Chemical Society has some of the most impressive journals, editors, and authors in the scientific community. Did you know that ACS also publishes book series? Some of these books are based on Symposia hosted at National and Regional Meetings – often organized by our own members! Others are focused on topics that are […]

2021 PROF Officers Announced

At the end of 2020, we introduced the slate of candidates up for election in the Division of Professional Relations. See the Election Blog Post with bio links here: https://acsprof.org/elections-2020/ We are pleased to report the election results for service in 2021: 2020 Election Results – Executive Committee Chair Elect Judy Cohen Member at Large […]

Journal of Chemical Education Call for Papers: Special Issue on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in Chemistry Education Research and Practice

Journal of Chemical Education Call for Papers: Special Issue on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in Chemistry Education Research and Practice Leyte L. Winfield, Zakiya S. Wilson-Kennedy, Florastina Payton-Stewart, Jennifer Nielson, Ann C. Kimble-Hill, and Edgar A. Arriaga ABSTRACT: The Journal of Chemical Education announces a call for papers for an upcoming special issue on diversity, […]

*Job Posting* – UBC Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

The Gay and Transgender Chemists and Allies Subdivision of the Division of Professional Relations is proud to share that the University of British Columbia is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor in the area of Biological Chemistry/Chemical Biology and is interested in attracting a diverse set of applicants.    See more information, including contact details, […]

How to Recognize and Respond to Microaggressions

Join ACS Webinars and the Division of Professional Relations for a series of paired-events that are co-hosted by the ACS Department of Diversity Programs and the Diversity, Inclusion and Respect Advisory Board. Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 2-3pm ET Speaker: Fatima Dainkeh, She+ Geeks Out Moderator: Paula Christopher, American Chemical Society Register for Free! What You Will […]

ACS Virginia Women’s Leadership Workshop

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Virginia Section Younger Chemists & Women Chemists Committees are excited to continue the Women’s Leadership Workshop Series with Part II  being scheduled for this Saturday, October 24th, 2020 from 10 AM to 1 PM EDT. The aim of this workshop is “to empower and promote current and emerging women in STEM”.  This event will feature Keynote Speaker Chanté Summers, […]

How to Retain Underrepresented Talent in STEM

    Join ACS Webinars and the Division of Professional Relations for a series of paired-events that are co-hosted by the ACS Department of Diversity Programs and the Diversity, Inclusion and Respect Advisory Board. When: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 2-3pm ET Speaker: Michele Heyward, Posi+iveHire Moderator: Paula Christopher, American Chemical Society Register for Free! […]