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Tuesday, June 16-Thursday, July 9, 2015

Chemistry and Society Summer Forum
Tuesday & Thursday Nights, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Rm 1315 Chemistry Building
UW-Madison Campus

This summer forum on science and society deals with the role of chemistry in our daily lives and with the impact of chemistry on advancing the human condition and assuring the quality of life locally and globally.  Selected topics in the fundamentals of chemistry, including chemical composition, structure of molecules, bonding, properties, and reactivity will be introduced. Special emphases will be placed on water quality, atmospheric chemistry, and general energy concepts and principles. An essential part of the course will be engaging chemistry demonstrations and some hands-on activities. Invited speakers from selected areas of specialization will provide a rich perspective on the topics to be discussed. Chemistry 107 is not intended for students who expect to take additional chemistry courses and it does not satisfy any prerequisites for further chemistry courses. Pre-Reqs: No previous chemistry required. Open to the general public for learners of all ages above the age of 17.

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News: University Summer Forums invite community to study chemistry, Chinese painting

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Thursday, June 18-Saturday, June 20, 2015

ComSciCon 2015
A science communication workshop for graduate students, by graduate students.
Cambridge, MA

Online application form (Deadline March 1)

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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Science of Fireworks
Memorial Union Terrace
8:15-9:15 p.m.

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Saturday & Sunday, December 5 & 6, 2015

Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri
Now in its 46th year!

More information will be posted here and on our Christmas Lecture page as it becomes available.





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