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Frederick F. Spaziani Memorial Award 2013

Frederick F. Spaziani Memorial Award 2013 RECOGNITION DAY

The Frederick F. Spaziani Memorial Award 2013 scholarship is awarded by a Suffolk University faculty committee to one full-time and one part-time student in the Chemistry, Physics and/or Engineering program on the basis of merit. 
2013 awardees are both on the Astrophysics Track: Casey Myers and Elizabeth Rodriguez.  Jack Driscoll will be there to award Casey and Elizabeth tonight, April 25, 2013 at the C. Walsh Theatre.

Prashant Sharma, Chair Physics Dept at Suffolk U, Casey Myers, 2013 Spaziani Memorial Award recipient and Jack Driscoll, Spaziani Memorial Award Administrator. 

Both award recipients submitted essays that illustrated their creative use of physics.
Casey employed some culinary physics to save prep time while working as a pizza chef in high school. "Everything we see around us in the natural world can be explained using physics. Physics is my passion because the world is my event, and I will always ask the questi…

Climate Science: The Conversation at Cambridge Science Festival Monday April 15, 2013


Join us this Marathon Monday evening April 15, 2013 at the NESACS Science Cafe at the Cambridge Science Festival. This is the second consecutive year that NESACS is participating at the festival. Last year National ACS had an NSF grant and we worked with them on The Chemistry of Food Science Cafe. This year we are participating in the Science Communication Day at the festival and together with the festival organizers, decided to explore how to communicate scienceformally and informally using an example like climate science, as the basis for the conversation and a science cafe format as the communication mechanism.

This is our program description: A meteorologist, a journalist, and a climate scientist walk into a bar and...Seriously though, how do we best communicate scienceformally and informally? And how does it all get applied in a specific example like Climate Change?Join in the di…

Major symposium on arsenic contamination in food and water supplies at #ACSNOLA

Below is a link to the press release that was issued April 10, 2013 at 9:05am CST. It includes ALL of the speakers, titles and abstracts of their talks.

Major symposium on arsenic contamination in food and water supplies

Below, you can watch the ACS LIVE Press Conference on the Major Symposium on Arsenic Contamination in Food and Water that took place at noon on April 10, 2013 in New Orleans.

Video streaming by Ustream

Speakers & Affiliations for Arsenic Contamination in Food & Water two day event at #ACSNOLA by Jennifer Maclachlan