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February 15, 2001, deadline for science writing award

American Chemical Society

Established by the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 1955, the James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public is designed "to recognize, encourage and stimulate outstanding reporting, which materially increases the public's knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields."

The annual award includes $3,000, a gold medal and a bronze replica of the medal. The nomination deadline is February 15, 2001. Please see the official version of the 2002 ACS Awards Program information at www.acs.org/awards/grady-stack.html.

Inquiries concerning the award or nominating procedures should be directed to the ACS Awards office at 800-227-5558, ext. 2109 or by writing to the Awards Office, American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.

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Mark Your Calendars for the Following ACS 2001 Meetings

April 1-5, 2001 The 221st ACS National Meeting
San Diego, Calif.

May 30-June 1, 2001
33rd Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM)
Towson University
Baltimore, Md.

June 11-13, 2001
33rd Central/Great Lakes Joint Regional Meeting
Amway Grand Hotel
Grand Rapids, Mich.

June 14-17, 2001
2001 Northwest Regional Meeting
Seattle University
Seattle, Wash.

June 24-27, 2001
Northeast Regional Meeting
University of New Hampshire
Durham, N.H.

June 26-28, 2001
5th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference
National Academy of Sciences
Washington, D.C.

August 26-30, 2001
222nd ACS National Meeting
Chicago, Ill.

September 23-26, 2001
53rd Annual Southeast Regional Meeting
Savannah, Ga.

October 10-13, 2001
36th Midwest Regional ACS Meeting
Cornhusker Hotel and Burnham Yates Convention Center
Lincoln, Neb.

October 12, 2001
Grady-Stack Award Luncheon
Ballroom and Lisagor Room
National Press Building
Washington, D.C.

October 12-14, 2001
Science Reporters Workshop
American Chemical Society
Marvel A & B
Washington, DC

October 17-20, 2001
Southwest Regional Meeting
San Antonio, TX

October 28-31, 2001
37th Western Regional Meeting
Fess Parker's Doubletree Hotel
Santa Barbara, Calif.

June 11-13, 2001
33rd Central/Great Lakes Joint Regional Meeting
Amway Grand Hotel
Grand Rapids, Mich.

June 14-17, 2001
2001 Northwest Regional Meeting
Seattle University
Seattle, Wash.

June 24-27, 2001
Northeast Regional Meeting
University of New Hampshire
Durham, N.H.

June 26-28, 2001
5th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference
National Academy of Sciences
Washington, D.C.

August 26-30, 2001
222nd ACS National Meeting
Chicago, Ill.

September 23-26, 2001
53rd Annual Southeast Regional Meeting
Savannah, Ga.

October 10-13, 2001
36th Midwest Regional ACS Meeting
Cornhusker Hotel and Burnham Yates Convention Center
Lincoln, Neb.

October 12, 2001
Grady-Stack Award Luncheon
Ballroom and Lisagor Room
National Press Building
Washington, D.C.

October 12-14
Science Reporters Workshop
American Chemical Society
Marvel A & B
Washington, DC

October 17-20, 2001
Southwest Regional Meeting
San Antonio, TX

October 28-31, 2001
37th Western Regional Meeting
Fess Parker's Doubletree Hotel
Santa Barbara, Calif.

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