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  • Dinner reservations for the next ACS Portland section meeting may be made online or by calling 503-912-4360
  • As of 2018, the Portland Section has been awarding student scholarships for 50 years! Read the history of our scholarships, and what some of the awardees have done since graduating.
  • Hazards of anhydrous ammonia by Warren Ford
  • The Portland Section will be hosting NORM 2019 (the Northwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society) June 16-19, 2019
  • Geraldine Richmond of the University of Oregon won the 2018 Linus Pauling Medal.  The award symposium was held November 17 at the Bothell campus of the University of Washington.
Calendar of Events
  • 21 March 2019: ACS Meeting at Reed College: Marilyn Mackiewicz, PSU, "Seeing Gold: Evolving Nanotechnologies for Advancing the Field of Ophthalmology"
  • 11 April 2019: ACS Meeting at Reed College: David Ji, OSU, "Energy Storage"; student scholarship awards
  • 20 April 2019: Oregon Science Startup Forum
  • 9 May 2019: ACS Meeting at Reed College: Louis Kuo, PSU
  • 16-19 June 2019: NORM 2019
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