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2021 Women Chemist Committee (WCC) Merck Research Award Symposium

written by Ana Arteaga The sixth annual WCC Merck Research Award Symposium, hosted on Sunday, August 22, 2021, recognized eight outstanding and talented 3rd and 4th-year graduate students. The award winners came together via zoom from across the US and from our neighbors up north in Canada (University of Toronto) to present


ACS-WCC Congratulates 2021 ACS Fellows

The WCC congratulates the class of 2021 ACS Fellows. We are proud to count four former and current WCC Executive Members as part of this honored group.         Ana de Bettencourt-Dias                      Lisa Marcaurelle        


2022 Nichols Medal is Awarded to Professor Alison Butler

The William H. Nichols Medal recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of chemistry. This distinguished award, established in 1902 by Dr. William H. Nichols, for the purpose of encouraging original research in chemistry, is the first award authorized by the American Chemical Society. and is the first award authorized by


WCC Rising Stars Symposium, Spring ACS National Meeting, April 7, 2021

The WCC Rising Stars Symposium took place virtually on April 7 at the 2021 Spring ACS National Meeting. Each year, up to 10 outstanding individuals approaching mid-career who have demonstrated outstanding promise are recognized for their contributions to their field. Awardees detailed their difficulties and challenges in their career journeys,


Nominate an Outstanding Woman for the Richards Medal Award

by Mary Jane Shultz Since 1932 the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society has been honoring a member of the Society for “conspicuous achievement in any area of chemistry” with the Richards Medal. Theodore Richards was the first American Nobel prize winner. Previous winners who have gone on to

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