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Ask Andy Jorgensen of the University of Toledo your questions about communicating climate change on Reddit's r/science at 12pm ET today (9am PT, 5pm UTC) http://ow.ly/MCDZ30901wV
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How are companies using computers to save time, resources, and money in their quest for developing better materials? Alexander Goldberg, Senior Principal Materials Scientist at Schrödinger, is helping businesses answer that very question, through software written by him and his team. Hear his explanation for why computerized simulations are the future in his “What Chemists Do” video.
https://youtu.be/GvArDaE61cE

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What if there was a chemical that could grow bone, speeding up the recovery process for numerous patients? Jerbrena “Bre” Jacobs, a senior scientist in Biologic Active Ingredients at Medtronic, is working to make that happen. In her “What Chemists Do” video, she describes her role as a liaison between different people at Medtronic, and the future of the biologic active ingredients holds for students trying to enter the field.

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ACS's Division of Energy & Fuels is a diverse group encompassing government agencies, academia, and industry allowing for a variety of networking and perspectives. Dr. Michelle Kidder encourages membership if you're looking for a place to contribute and help advance your science.

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Join Michael Blaustein, former Director of DuPont Ventures, and ACS Executive Director and CEO Tom Connelly as they discuss different types of external collaborations and considerations for making them successful today at 2pm EST!

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Peter K. Dorhout is the 2017 ACS President-Elect. Learn more from C&EN: http://ow.ly/22LI305Ikbn

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Join Kevin Shanks for #NationalChemistryWeek Reddit AMA on forensics at 1pm ET (10am PT) http://ow.ly/8ZvJ305ilXi
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Save the date! The ACS International Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Rebecca Keiser, Head, NSF Office of International Science & Engineering to ACS Headquarters for a dialogue on global science. Dr. Keiser will offer a talk “International Collaboration at the National Science Foundation: Expanding the Frontiers of Research and Creating a Globally-Engaged Workforce” with Q&A followed by a networking reception. If you live and work in the Washington, DC area, you are welcome to join Dr. Keiser in person. Those wishing to attend the live web broadcast are can also register and ask questions! The live web event will take place Thursday, September 29 at 2:30 p.m. EDT. Registration is free! Learn more and register here: https://global.acs.org/international-center-webinar-nsf-and-global-collaboration/

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*Becoming 'Award Ready', a Free Webinar for ACS Award Nominees and Nominators*
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
How do deserving and accomplished chemical scientists from diverse backgrounds become ACS award nominees and potentially winners? Join us for a short presentation and live Q&A in order to learn the key aspects of preparing for and creating a successful nomination package for an ACS national award. The strategies discussed in this webinar are based on a recent ACS national meeting session and will help enhance the quantity, quality and diversity of nominations. Attendees will understand how to better prepare for the creation of competitive nomination packages that reflect how they will be reviewed, how to conduct nomination and selections processes with the same professionalism used for publications and other scholarly endeavors, and much more. Discover more details and register today at http://bit.ly/ACSawards
Jointly sponsored by the ACS Board Committee on Grants and Awards, the ACS Women Chemists Committee, and ACS Webinars

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Ask Paul Helquist, Professor and Associate Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, your questions about organic synthesis today at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Reddit!
https://redd.it/52k2gt
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