July 27, 2018
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Group bicycle ride, Friday, July 27
Join the Community of Chemistry Graduate Students for a group bicycle ride starting at 4 p.m. Friday, July 28. Meet at the northwest corner of Kolthoff near the bicycle storage lockers. The slow/leisurely ride will be about seven miles and include the Stone Arch Bridge and Boom Island Lighthouse. Pie when riders return. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kate & Michael Bárány Conference Room (117/119 Smith Hall)
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Refresh and recharge yourself with an informal hour of meditation and light movement. An experienced instructor will guide you through exercises that will leave you feeling physically, emotionally, and intellectually rejuvenated. No prior experience or special clothes necessary. This workshop will be lead by a Bakken Center for Spiritual Healing instructor. The workshop is hosted by the Community of Chemistry Graduate Students and supported by Proctor & Gamble.
You're invited to the University of Minnesota Chemistry Alumni & Friends Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, Seaport Boston Hotel, Lighthouse II Meeting Room, One Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210. ACS event number for ticket sales: SE14. Ticket price: $5. Tickets can be purchased along with your ACS meeting registration, or added to an existing registration.
American Chemical Society (ACS) President Peter K. Dorhout begins a recent comment in Chemical & Engineering News, Leading change through a culture of safety, with a safety note about his personal hobby woodworking. The article lists the many safety culture initiatives ACS is pursuing, including another Joint Safety Team workshop at its National Meeting in Boston. Also at Boston, a presidential symposium, “Moving the Safety Values of the ACS Forward,” will provide updates from the first ACS Safety Summit.