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-Chemical Education News & Announcements-

Welcome to the ACS Division of Chemical Education website. Here you can keep up-to-date with activities, news, and opportunities in chemical education. Do you have something interesting you'd like to share with the Division?
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Sally Mitchell named 2015-16 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow

Congratulations to Sally Mitchell who was named a 2015-16 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow by The U.S.

How I Survived My First Year as a New Faculty Member

by David Wren, Assistant Teaching Professor & Director of the Chemistry Center at Wake Forest University, Department of Chemistry

Congratulations, you have a “real” job in academia. Prepare for the crushing weight of expectations, doubt that you really belong in front of the class, and unmatched excitement that you have finally “made it”. My first year teaching at Wake Forest University was the most difficult year of my life. It was also one of the most exciting. What I expected to be hard was much easier than what expected to be easy. Here is my autoethnographic study of my first year of as a new faculty member in a Chemistry department.

2016 BCCE is now accepting symposium proposals

2016 BCCE is currently accepting symposium proposals at http://bcce-submissions.com/

2015 ACS Fellows who are DivCHED members – Congratulations!

The American Chemical Society has named 78 members as ACS Fellows. Of these 78, 17 are Division of Chemical Education members.

WCC Rising Star Award, August 31, 2015 Application Deadline

The Women Chemists Committee is pleased to honor outstanding women chemists approaching mid-level careers who have demonstrated outstanding promise for contributions to their respective fields each

The 2016 Bienniel Conference on Chemistry Education is now accepting workshop proposals

The 2016 BCCE is now accepting workshop proposals. Please register at http://bcce-submissions.com/ to submit your proposal.

Congratulations to the April 2015 Dorothy and Moses Passer Education Grant Awardees

The vision of the Passers is to provide support for faculty in small programs and who are somewhat isolated from others in their discipline. If you are interested in applying for the next round of Passer Grants, visit http://www.divched.org/awards/dorothy-and-moses-passer-education-fund-0. The next deadline is September 1, 2015.

The Passer Award Committee has approved the following five proposals for funding. Congratulations to the April 2015 awardees!

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