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2018 Chair

Dr. JaimeLee I. Rizzo
Pace University
Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
New York, NY, 10038
Phone: 212-346-1761

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St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
Fax 516-883-4003

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day

"Dive into Marine Chemistry"
2018 Earth Week Events
Sunday April 22, 2018

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The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will be celebrating Earth Week 2018 with the variety of events detailed below.

Earth Week Parade over the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge!

The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society's 7th Annual Chemists Celebrate Earth Week event is scheduled for Sunday, April 22, 2018 with a Parade over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge! Our goal is to bring awareness of Earth Week to all. Our festivities will begin at 11am for check in and a light lunch with Earth Week gifts for all participants followed by a keynote address entitled "Ocean chemistry is changing: effects on marine life (and you!)" by Prof. Katriina Ilves of Pace University. Feel free to represent your institution/affiliation by wearing shirts, hats, etc bearing the school/company logo! Wear comfy shoes as this year we plan to walk the entire bridge from the New York City side to Brooklyn (weather permitting)!

Date: Sunday, April 22nd
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Place: Pace University
1 Pace Plaza
Bianco Room
Enter through the Schimmel Theater entrance
Online registration has ended, you may still register the day of the event ($10 fee, cash only please).
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National Chemists Celebrate Earth Day Illustrated Poem contest

The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten - 12th grade.
Winners of the New York Section contest will advance to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest.
The deadline for submission is April 6, 2018.
Please see the flyer for more details.
Download the entry form.
Contact Prof. Elmer E. Mojica (212) 346-1344 for more information.

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day