Greener Art through Greener Chemistry
Art Exhibition - October 23, 2014
Beyond Benign and the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, and local artist Carolyn Parello, in conjunction with the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at UMass Lowell proudly announce the Breaking Green Art Show, opening Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 6pm-8:30pm at Beyond Benign and the Warner Babcock Institute facility, 100 Research Drive, Wilmington, MA.
To celebrate National Chemistry Week and Halloween, this event will showcase Parello’s collection of monster paintings and promote Beyond Benign’s mission of green chemistry and sustainable science education.
Details & Press Release
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Perkin Medal Awarded for the First Time for Green Chemistry
For the first time in its 108 year history, the Perkin Medal – given for “applied chemical work resulting in outstanding commercial development” – has been awarded for efforts in green chemistry.
The award, widely acknowledged as America’s highest honor for applied chemistry, was presented to Dr. John C. Warner by the Society for Chemical Industry. Read the Press Release here: http://gchem.us/P3rk1n
Green Chemistry Webinar:
The missing element in chemistry education
The Green Chemistry Education Webinar Series launched in the fall of 2014 and highlights relevant topics for chemistry educators and students to incorporate green chemistry in to their courses, labs and programs. The webinars are open to the community and will be recorded and posted for access following the live webinar.
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