Week 1: Monday, September 27th – Friday, October 1st at 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Welcome tritons! Hopefully you’ve all had a good summer. Welcome week is jam packed with events where you can meet fellow chemists and learn more about ACS-SA.
Week 2: Wednesday, October 6th at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Research, as daunting as it seems initially, is a great way to enhance one’s undergraduate career. Join the ACS-SA Undergraduate Research Panel to hear about our officers’ research experiences, as well as research opportunities and summer research programs! There will be a presentation along with a panel addressing any questions you may have.
Week 2: Friday, October 8th at 7:20 – 9:20 pm
Week 3: Wednesday, October 13th at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Are you new to UCSD and looking for academic and college advice? Or do you have some insights to share from your experience at UCSD? ACS-SA’s Chempanions program is a peer mentorship program within the chemistry community that allows new and older students to share advice and become friends! Join us at our speed dating event this week to meet different mentors and mentees and find out who you align with the most.
Week 4: Wednesday, October 20th at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Come out to ACS-SA’s social at Matthews Quad to paint pumpkins with us! This week’s event will hopefully act as a destresser to help those who have midterms coming up.
Week 5: Wednesday, October 27th at 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Join us on Zoom to hear our faculty speaker, Dr. Dontarie Stallings, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry! He will be joining us to discuss his research background, the work he performed with the Open Chemistry Collaboration in Diversity Equity (OXIDE) as the associate director, and how he became interested in science policy.
Week 6: Wednesday, November 3rd at 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Due to the pandemic, getting to know professors and faculty members is especially difficult and daunting. But with our Student-Faculty Mixer, interacting and having a personal connection with professors is as easy as joining a Zoom call! Come join the ACS-SA Student-Faculty Mixer for a great opportunity to meet and interact with professors and faculty members in the Chemistry/Biochemistry Department! Bring any questions you may have or just join to chat with professors and faculty members outside of the classroom! This event will be hosted via Zoom.
Week 7: Wednesday, November 10th at 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Week 8: Wednesday, November 17th at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Ever wonder where a degree in chemistry can take you? Come hear from faculty speaker, Dr. Julia Stauber, Assistant Professor within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and alumni of UCSD! This event will be held on zoom, please go to our Facebook page for the link. We hope you can make it!
Week 10: Wednesday, December 1st at 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Where: Natural Sciences Building Atrium and Auditorium (NSB)
Green chemistry may not be the most discussed subject area, however, it’s vital to any chemistry practice. As any good chemist, you should be familiar with green chemistry and its application in the lab. Join us on learning about the process laboratories go through to get green chemistry certified and the value of this certification. This is an in-person event.