Week 1: Wednesday, January 6 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Celebrate the start of a new quarter with ACS-SA’s Welcome Back Social! Catch up with members from last quarter and meet new friends.
This event will initially be hosted via Zoom and later moved to the ACS-SA discord channel!
Week 2: Wednesday, January 13 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
This week the ACS-SA officer team has put together an undergraduate research panel to talk about their experience working as student researcher at UC San Diego. Our panelists will answer your question about how to get into research, and highlight the many research opportunities available to you during the school year and over the summer.
Week 3: Wednesday, January 20 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Week 4: Wednesday, January 20 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Midterm season is just around the corner, chemists of UCSD! Study hard but also don’t forget to relax a little so you don’t burn out. Come by our Game Night on Wednesday, January 27th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm (PST) to destress playing Jeopardy! Bring your friends and let’s have a great socially distant time!
Week 5: Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Interested in going to graduate school? Do you have questions about graduate school and graduate student life? If so, join ACS-SA for our Graduate Student Panel where you can get all your questions answered.
Week 6: Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
This week the ACS-SA officer team has invited Dr. Brian Leigh, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, to present on his research background. Dr. Leigh has years of experience as physical chemist working with energetic materials in the forensic science industry.
Week 7: Wednesday, February 17 at 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
ACS-SA is proud to present Chemistry Career Day, an event to learn about the diverse array of opportunities for chemistry majors in industry. First, hear from company representatives about their journey into industry, what they do, and how you can break into industry. Then, expand your network by speaking face to (virtual) face with the representatives and asking them questions. The companies include Pfizer, General Atomics, and more! The Career Services Center will also be available to review your resume during the event. Reserve your spot ahead of time with this RSVP form!
Week 8: Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Feeling worn out from midterms? Wishing science could be simple and exciting again? Maybe you remember watching Bill Nye in elementary school, laughing, and feeling that magical wonder as you learned about how the world works. ACS-SA hopes you like a dose of nostalgia, as we are hosting a Bill Nye the Science Guy watch party! If you’ve never watched Bill Nye before, this is your chance to, and maybe we will all learn something new.
Week 9: Wednesday, March 3 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
This week the ACS-SA officer team has invited Dr. Nathan Romero, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, to present on his research background. Dr. Romero has years of experience in polymer science and his lab is working to synthesize functional, sustainable polymers which have applications that include energy harvesting, protective equipment, and 3D printing.
Week 10: Wednesday, March 10 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm