Central PA Local Section


Tue. 1/12 6:00 PM Executive Committee Meeting
Thu. 2/11 6:00 PM Wayne Jones Talk

Molecular Wires as Chemosensors and New Materials for Electronic Packaging

Section will provide free pizza and soda at Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity house at 6PM, followed by the talk.

Fri. 3/19 7:00 PM Dave Tyler talk We are confronted with choices every day that impact our environment: Paper, plastic, or reusable tote bag? Disposable plastic cup or reusable ceramic mug? Biodiesel, gasohol, or gasoline? Prius or Hummer? How do we really know what’s b... more
Mon. 4/5 6:30 PM Jerry DeMenna talk

Dinner and talk will be held at Lock Haven's Sieg Conference Center.

Tue. 4/20
Thu. 4/22
8:00 PM
2:00 PM
Josef Michl Lecture Series

See description under Seminars in Local Area

Sat. 6/19 10:30 AM Nuclear Reactor Tour/ ACS Picnic

We plan to organize a tour of the Penn State nuclear reactor.  Due to security, all tourers must be identified beforehand, so RSVP's are essential.  Afterwards we plan to adjourn to a nearby park for a picnic. 

Thu. 9/16 6:30 PM Undergraduate Poster Session

Undergrads in the local section who have done summer research are invited to present a poster at Penn State.

Thu. 10/14 6:30 PM Tom Werner Talk

Doping in Sports: How chemists catch the "cheaters" (sometimes) 

Dinner and talk at Juniata College.

Sun. 11/7 1:00 PM Pond Museum/Priestley House Dedication All local ACS members are cordially invited to attend therededication of the Pond Museum on the Joseph Priestley House grounds. The ACS traces its origins to the firstnational convention of chemists held in 1874 in Northumberland. The local sect... more
Wed. 11/17 6:30 PM Scott Phillips Talk

PSU Professor Scott Phillips will speak at the Alpha Chi Sigma house in State College.

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