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PLU Chem Club events for Fall 2013!
|Mole Day Eve Prep||Oct. 18 & 21|
|Mole Day Eve||Oct. 22|
Learn about the Chem Department for Chem Majors
- No Professors Allowed
|Making Borax Snowflakes||Nov. 19|
|Chemistree Decorating||Dec. 3|
Chem Club Receives a Commendable Chapter and a Green Chemistry Award!
The PLU Chemistry Club received a Commendable Chapter Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for its activities during the 2012-2013 academic year. Representatives of the club will pick up the award at the ACS National Meeting in Dallas this March and will be recognized in the November/December issue of "in Chemistry" magazine.
The PLU Chemistry Club also received a Green Chemistry Award from the ACS for its activities during the 2012-2013 academic year.
Mole Day Eve will be held Oct. 22, 2013
The PLU Chem Club hosts an annual Mole Day Eve event the coincides with National Chemistry Week and Mole Day (Oct. 23). The Chem Club will serve liquid nitrogen ice cream and a periodic table of brownies. Club members will also help guests perform hands-on chemistry activities and PLU Chem faculty will perform exciting demos.
Contact one of the officers below if you are interested in helping out. It's always a great deal of fun, and also an important way to share enthusiasm about chemistry with the PLU community.
PLU Chem Club starting to plan for the ACS National Meeting Spring 2014
Members of the PLU Chem Club and students who participated in undergraduate research with PLU Chemistry faculty members will be attending the American Chemical Society Spring Meeting (March 16-22) in Dallas.
The South Sound Sustainability Expo
The PLU Chemistry Club tabled at the South Sound Sustainbility Expo in 2012 & 2013 & 2014.
Desserts and Demos - Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 7pm
The PLU Chem Club hosts an annual Desserts and Demos chemistry outreach event every April around Earth Day. Students and teachers from local schools will come to campus for liquid nitrogen ice cream and desserts, hands-on chemistry activities, and to watch flashy chemical demonstrations performed by PLU Chem faculty.
Contact one of the officers below if you are interested in helping out. It's always a great deal of fun, and also an important way to share enthusiasm about chemistry with the community.
If you are interested in having student attend the event, contact one of the faculty advisors.
Puget Sound ACS Local Section Activities
|Check the Puget Sound Section website for links to the "Puget Sound Chemist" monthly newsletter as well as information about upcoming speakers, tours, career sessions, and other events.|
Internship & Job Databases
Career Connections is an excellent resource for PLU students to access information about internships and volunteering opportunities. Career connections also has databases for finding jobs and academic internships. If you have questions about research expeirences and academic internships it is recommended that you speak with the staff at Career Connections or faculty in your department.
Chemistry students can also search for research experiences, internships, and co-ops using the Get Experience page of the American Chemical Society.
Graduate School & Career Information
Ask any chemistry faculty member for information if you have interest in going to graduate school, a career in chemistry, or local employment.
The ACS Directory of Graduate Research is a great resource for students interested in attending graduate school.
To get involved contact a club officer, a chemistry faculty advisor, or sign up for the
Chem Club email list!
The officers for the 2014-2015 academic year are:
President: Sean Murphy
Treasurer: Casey Kaku
Communications: Alice Henderson
Secretary: Inga Christensen
Historian: Scout Watanabe
Dr. Neal Yakelis
Dr. Andrea Munro
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