Updated on Oct. 12, 2011

Welcome to the Green Chemistry Education News and Events Blog!  Here you will find a current list of green chemistry education related announcements, news summaries, and conference and event information.  A link to the green chemistry event calendar is also available to the right.  Michigan news and events will be highlighted, as well as important national and international green chemistry education items.  Visit this page often to stay up to date with the latest green chemistry education news!

Previous editions of the Michigan Green Chemistry Education Newsletter may be found here.
 

News

MacArthur Fellowship Awarded to Melanie Sanford (University of Michigan)

Melanie Sanford of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) received a MacArthur Fellowship for her work on transition metal catalysts in organic reactions!  
An interview is available at http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/2011/oct/05/chemistry-professor-talks-teaching-genius-grant/.

Oregon Universities Awarded $20 Million Green Chemistry Grant

Oregon State University and the University of Oregon have obtained a $20 million grant for The Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry.  This grant is aimed at supporting Green Chemistry industry through novel research at universities.  Details are available at http://www.sustainablebusinessoregon.com/articles/2011/09/oregon-green-chemistry-center-wins.html.

2011 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Winners Announced

Winners of the 2011 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge were recently announced.  This award recognizes students who are involved in innovative solutions to social, economical, and environmental problems.  The full list of award winners can be found at http://www.dow.com/studentchallenge/winners/index.htm.

Events

Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference
October 27, 2011 (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3308_3333_4169-228367–,00.html

Southwest Regional ACS Meeting
November 9-12, 2011 (Austin, Texas)
http://www.swrm2011.org

Minnesota Green Chemistry Conference
January 26, 2012 (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
http://www.iatp.org/event/minnesota-green-chemistry-conference-2012-strategies-for-growth

 

Updated on Oct. 12, 2011

Welcome to the Green Chemistry Education News and Events Blog!  Here you will find a current list of green chemistry education related announcements, news summaries, and conference and event information.  A link to the green chemistry event calendar is also available to the right.  Michigan news and events will be highlighted, as well as important national and international green chemistry education items.  Visit this page often to stay up to date with the latest green chemistry education news!

Previous editions of the Michigan Green Chemistry Education Newsletter may be found here.
 

News

MacArthur Fellowship Awarded to Melanie Sanford (University of Michigan)

Melanie Sanford of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) received a MacArthur Fellowship for her work on transition metal catalysts in organic reactions!  
An interview is available at http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/2011/oct/05/chemistry-professor-talks-teaching-genius-grant/.

Oregon Universities Awarded $20 Million Green Chemistry Grant

Oregon State University and the University of Oregon have obtained a $20 million grant for The Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry.  This grant is aimed at supporting Green Chemistry industry through novel research at universities.  Details are available at http://www.sustainablebusinessoregon.com/articles/2011/09/oregon-green-chemistry-center-wins.html.

2011 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Winners Announced

Winners of the 2011 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge were recently announced.  This award recognizes students who are involved in innovative solutions to social, economical, and environmental problems.  The full list of award winners can be found at http://www.dow.com/studentchallenge/winners/index.htm.

Events

Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference
October 27, 2011 (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3308_3333_4169-228367–,00.html

Southwest Regional ACS Meeting
November 9-12, 2011 (Austin, Texas)
http://www.swrm2011.org

Minnesota Green Chemistry Conference
January 26, 2012 (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
http://www.iatp.org/event/minnesota-green-chemistry-conference-2012-strategies-for-growth