Welcome new Members!

The ACS Omaha Local Section is excited to welcome our new and returning members: Justin Boerma Grace Boganowski Randy Bourdess Abbey Brockhouse Katie Cunningham Adrian Draney Lucas Dunshee Karoline Ford Carly Isder Thiago Mattos Caroline Ng Welcome on board, dear colleagues! We hope that you enjoy being part of our Section, and look forward to … Read more

Younger Chemists Committee is active now!

After some work through summer and early fall, the Local Section’s Younger Chemists Committee has been established, and is busy planning their events and working to better represent all the young chemists of the Greater Omaha area. Please welcome the leadership of the newly established LSYCC: Adrian Draney, Ph.D. – ChairDanny Flores – ACS LiaisonShaun … Read more

September Member Social

On September 15th, members of the Omaha Local Section gathered for the first in-person event since early winter of 2019. This time, we visited the Infusion Brewing Company – a local brewery with a unique dedication to collection and preservation of artefacts related to the history of brewing locally and nationally. Members were offered an … Read more

Welcome new Members!

The ACS Omaha Local Section is excited to welcome our new members: Aanya Agarwal Benjamin Brandsen Gary Preister Matthias Walters Terry Le Welcome on board, dear colleagues! We hope that you enjoy being part of our Section, and look forward to seeing you at our events!

Section’s Chair among the ACS Volunteers of the Year

Outreach Volunteer of the Year awards recognize the efforts made by ACS local section and international chapter volunteers who conduct outreach and teach the public about chemistry. Each year, ACS local sections and international chapters can recognize one individual for demonstrating extraordinary outreach volunteer service. This year, Denis Svechkarev, the current Section’s Chair, is among … Read more

Metro Science Fair 2021 winners announced

The 2021 Metropolitan Science and Engineering Fair took place in a new format this year, with all sessions being organized online. The pre-selection of the research project presentations was based on the projects reports and recorded video presentations by the MSEF participants. Finalists were invited to the online meeting with judges, where they presented their … Read more

Connecting with Members for the holidays

In 2020, the Omaha Local Section celebrates a remarkable milestone – the 100th anniversary of its founding. Coming into the year, we had big plans for celebrating our Centennial together with as many of our Members as we could reach. We viewed it as a great opportunity to reconnect with those who are not actively … Read more

Virtual symposium co-hosted with AAPS

On December 3rd, the Omaha Local Section, in collaboration with the Creighton University Student Section of AAPS, organized a virtual Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery Symposium 2020. The event was primarily geared towards undergraduate and graduate students – however, talks generated live interest among the researchers as well. Overall, over 30 representatives from local academia … Read more