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2018 NOK ACS Technician of the Year Award

Posted by Elena Platon on October 8, 2018 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The Northern Oklahoma Section of the American Chemical Society (NOK ACS) proudly invites you to attend their annual NOK ACS Technician of the Year Award ceremony on October 23 at 2pm.

Over the last 70 years, NOK ACS has supported and promoted chemistry in the communities of Bartlesville, Ponca City, and surrounding areas. Awards sponsored by NOK ACS recognize chemists at every level of proficiency, from high school seniors with aspirations to study chemistry, to seasoned technicians an...

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3rd Quarter Speaker Tour

Posted by Elena Platon on September 26, 2018 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (1)

We had a great time listening to Bill Mattson, Ph.D. present “Creative Problem Solving in Chemical Research”. The talk was very interactive, and we had several volunteers participate on stage. Bill even showed us a few magic tricks! It was certainly a fun evening. Thank you to Tumble Weeds Steak House for doing a great job preparing the food and servicing our event. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, be on the look-out for our 4th quarter meeting anno...

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2018 NOK ACS Technician of the Year Award

Posted by Elena Platon on September 20, 2018 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello NOK ACS Members,

The Northern Oklahoma section of the ACS has finished judging for the local Technician of the Year award. We are happy to announce this year’s winners. The candidate pool, the applications, and the letters of support were all remarkable and the NOK ACS board would like to express its gratitude toward all participants in this annual recognition process.

Historically, one to three winners have been selected with one winner being named &#...

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2018 3rd Quarter Speaker Announcement

Posted by Elena Platon on September 20, 2018 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Greetings Northern Oklahoma ACS Members,

Please join us for the 3rd Quarter Local Sections Seminar Speaker Tour

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time: 6:00-9:00 pm, Social hour 6:00-6:30 in the bar area (cash bar). (Free for NOKACS Members, $10 for non-members)

Where: Tumble Weeds Steak House, 4049 Nowata Rd, Bartlesville, OK 74006

Ph: 918-333-9300

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2018 2nd Quarter Speaker

Posted by Elena Platon on September 20, 2018 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Belated thank you to speaker Jeremey Praetorius, Ph.D. for presenting “Beer, Chemistry and the Art of Homebrewing” on July 31st at the Frank Phillips Club in Downtown Bartlesville, OK.

We had a great time listening to Jeremy discuss everything related to beer brewing and the chemical reactions that help distinguish beer flavors. We also had a tasting from local brewer’s stock and some uncommon commercial brands. Special thank you to Raj Kailasam, NOK ACS ...

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Milestones!

Posted by Elena Platon on September 20, 2018 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to our Northern Oklahoma ACS members who have completed milestones for 50 and 75 years of membership and service to the American Chemical Society in 2018!

75 Year Member(s):

  • Lewis Drehman

50 Year Member(s):

  • Herbert Robert Pinnick Jr.
  • John Hugh Runnels

2018 NOK ACS Excellence in Chemistry Award

Posted by Elena Platon on May 25, 2018 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Please join us in congratulating James Martinez of Bartlesville High School as the recipient of the Excellence in Chemistry Award in 2018.

This year’s Excellence in Chemistry Award was presented on May 18th during the Bartlesville High School Senior Awards Ceremony. James had participated in the Chemistry Olympiads and qualified for the National competition. He has also has won several awards in the local and state Science Fair competitions and taken a number honors scienc...

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2018 Chemistry Olympiads

Posted by Elena Platon on May 25, 2018 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Northern Oklahoma ACS would like to thank all of the students and volunteers who participated in the 2018 Chemistry Olympiads. We had the an excellent turn-out this year, with 17 students taking the exam. Special thanks to Keith Lawson, Gary Layman, Joel Martin and PK Das for making this possible.

The awards dinner was held at Montana Mikes in Bartlesville on May 2nd:

  • Sohaib Ali, Top Performer
  • Liza Williams, Runner up
  • Elena Fries, Top Sophomore
  • ...

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ACS award winners at the Bartlesville District Science Fair

Posted by Elena Platon on March 16, 2018 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The 2018 Bartlesville District Science Fair, hosted at the Phillips 66 Research Center on February 23-24, gathered around 300 students from Bartlesville and vicinities. Our participation in the science fair is an excellent way to help students develop an understanding of the scientific process along with strengthening their communication skills.

The Northern Oklahoma section of the ACS presented awards to students in all three divisions:

  • Elementary division - John Lawson
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63rd Annual Oklahoma ACS Pentasectional Meeting

Posted by Elena Platon on February 19, 2018 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear all,

The 2018 Pentasectional will be held on April 21st at The University of Tulsa. I have attached a Call for Abstracts to be distributed to officers, members, and colleges/universities throughout your section. An abstract template (in WordDoc format), link to registration website, and additional information can be found on https://gabriel-leblanc.wixsite.com/2018pentasectional. If there are an...

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