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by Despina Strong Recently, C&E News published the 2022 ACS National Award winners. The 2022 winners include chemists from governmental institutions, industry, and academia with several winners from organizations outside the USA. This diverse winner pool reflects the Society’s attention to diversity and inclusion. The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) enthusiastically congratulates all National Award recipients. […]

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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 their research in the Fall […]

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Professor Sharon Hammes-Schiffer to Receive the 2021 Willard Gibbs Award

courtesy of the Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society The Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce that Professor Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, John Gamble Kirkwood Professor of Chemistry, Yale University, has been selected to receive the 2021 Willard Gibbs Award. The Award Dinner and hybrid Medal Celebration will be held on […]

WCC Rising Stars

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, and how they navigated and […]

Kay Brummond, winner of the Chancellor's distinguished Teaching Award; 20180219

An Interview with Kay Brummond, Recipient of the 2021 ACS Award for Encouraging Women into the Chemical Sciences

Kay Brummond is a Professor of Chemistry and currently serving as the Associate Dean for Faculty in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences (DSAS) at the University of Pittsburgh. As a first-generation college student, she received her BS from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, her PhD in chemistry from Penn State, and performed her postdoctoral […]