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Accessible Periodic Table Receives Honor At ACS 22nd Annual ChemLuminary Awards

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At the American Chemical Society’s 22nd Annual ChemLuminary Awards, held virtually on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, the Midland Section of the American Chemical Society was honored with the Chemists with Disabilities Inclusion Award.  This year’s awards theme, “2020 Focus on Our Volunteers: Moving Chemistry Forward,” honored the work of volunteers from local sections of the ACS. The Chemists with Disabilities Inclusion Award was…

STEM Resources for Great Lakes Bay Region K-12 Schools

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MSU St. Andrews offers a variety of online STEM education programs for teachers, students, and families. We look forward to face-to-face events soon, but for now, we hope you will take advantage of our online offerings. The programs listed below are offered at no cost. MSU St. Andrews Virtual Programs Virtual Talks & Activities. Invite a scientist(s) to your classroom for a…

MSU’s Angela K. Wilson Named President-Elect of the American Chemical Society

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Michigan State University chemist Angela K. Wilson has been named president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS). She will serve a three-year term (2021-2023) in the presidential succession. “I join my fellow ACS members in congratulating Dr. Angela Wilson as the incoming president-elect of the society,” said MSU Provost Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D. “Angela is the right leader for the field of chemistry, as…

STEAM Summer Camp Offers Virtual Learning Activities for Kids

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As the COVID-19 pandemic hit Michigan, it became clear that many summer camps were at risk of cancellation. Organizers of the annual STEAM Stew camp held at MSU St. Andrews were determined to continue the program online.  In past years, the multi-day camp hosted area middle school students and included field trips and a variety of hands-on activities.    With the move…