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October 2018 General Meeting

The Akron Section will celebrate National Chemistry Week by hosting a group for a viewing of the ACS Webinar Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry. The group will learn about the chemistry of Mars from a panel of scientists who will share their knowledge about space travel, materials chemistry, astrochemistry, biochemistry and more.

Section Meeting and Family Beach Night
The Akron Section will host a potluck dinner at the Twin Lakes Homeowner's Pavillion. Sara Kerns from the FDA will speak about some of the latest advances in synthetic opioids. This is a family-friendly event.

September 2018 ACESS Joint Societies Meeting
This joint Societies Meeting of the Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) is hosted by Akron ASME. You can find the event flyer here.  This is a great opportunity to meet other science and engineering professionals working in the Akron area. 

May 2018 General Meeting
The May General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Black Iron Grille in Kent, OH. Carol Gould will speak on Early Computers. RSVP to Walter Salamant.

2018 April Meeting - Crano Lecture

Dr. T.V. Rajanbabu, Professor of Chemistry at The Ohio State University, will be the 2018 Crano Memorial Lecturer. The afternoon lecture will be held April 30 at 2:30 pm in 111 Mary Gladwin Hall at The University of Akron. The evening program will follow, starting at 5:30 at the Rosemont Country Club in Fairlawn. Dinner reservations should be made by on April 23. Outstanding chemistry juniors from area colleges and universities will be recognized during the evening program.

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