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Hiram College to Host Akron American Chemical Society Chapter Meeting

Hiram College will host students and professionals in the fields of chemistry and polymer science on Oct. 15, at the American Chemical Society – Akron Section’s monthly meeting.

The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Kennedy Center. Hiram College’s American Chemical Society student members, with support from the Center for Deciphering Life’s Languages, will host an undergraduate poster session and networking hour to kick off the meeting.

Students Nancy Wells ’14, Ryan Neldon ’16, Adam LaBenne ’14, Brittany Bruening ’16, Su Latt ’15, Samip Basnet ’15 and Katherine Starr ’14 will all be presenting posters.

Dinner will follow in Dix Dining Room. At 7:30 p.m., Mary Ann Meador, senior research scientist NASA Glenn Research Center and adjunct professor of polymer engineering at the University of Akron, will present the talk “Polymer aerogels for aerospace applications.”

This is the first time Hiram College has hosted a chapter meeting of the American Chemical Society.

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