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