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      November 20, 2019

      Wednesday   5:30 PM

      Egan Research Center , 120 Forsyth St
      Boston, Massachusetts

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      2019 Norris Award Meeting - Northeastern University

      NESACS November 2019 Monthly Meeting - Presentation of the James Flack Norris Award to Dr. Neil K. Garg, and recognizing Jayashree Ranga as ACS Volunteer of the Year This meeting will be hosted by Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Please join us for our November Monthly meeting to honor the 2019 recipient of the James Flack Norris Award, Dr. Neil K. Garg. The Award, the first national award for outstanding achievement in the teaching of chemistry, was established in 1950 by the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society to honor the memory of James Flack Norris, Professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a teacher of great repute. It is awarded for Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Chemistry and pays tribute to outstanding contributions to the field of chemical education. We will also be honoring Jayashree Ranga with the Northeastern Section of the ACS 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award. This award recognizes one individual annually for demonstrating extraordinary outreach volunteer service within the section. Schedule of Events 4:30 pm – 5.30 pm      NESACS Board Meeting - Egan 306 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm      Social Hour – Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan 240 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm      Dinner – Raytheon Amphitheater, Egan 240 7:30 pm – 7:40 pm      Presentation of the ACS Award for Volunteer of the Year 7:40 pm – 8:45 pm      Presentation of the 2019 James Flack Norris Award and Lecture                                     Neil K. Garg, University of California, Los Angeles Title: "How Organic Chemistry Became One of UCLA’s Most Popular Classes" Questions? Please contact: Dr. George O'Doherty, gaodoherty@gmail.com. YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND ONLY THE MEETING: THERE IS NO REGISTRATION FEE TO ATTEND THE MEETING and DINNER, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. PUBLIC IS INVITED For those who would like to join us for dinner, register by 5pm, Monday, November 4th, at https://Norris-Award-2019.eventbrite.com.  Cost: Members, $30; Non-members, $35; Retirees, $20; Students, $10.  Dinner reservations not cancelled at least 24 hours in advance must be paid (please select Meat or Vegetarian when registering for dinner). If you wish to join us for this meeting and not eat dinner, please register by 5pm, Monday, November 4th, at https://Norris-Award-2019.eventbrite.com. Select “Seminar only”.  Directions to Northeastern UNiversity Egan Research Center: MBTA Take MBTA orange line to Ruggles. Take exit toward Forsyth Street. Walk slightly past the rotary; Egan will be on the right. Driving directions to NEU Egan Research Center From I-90 west From Route 90 take exit 22 toward Copley Square/Prudential Center (0.3 mi). Keep left, follow signs for Prudential Ctr, merge onto Huntington Ave. (0.1 mi). Turn slightly left to stay on Huntington Ave. (0.5 mi). Turn left onto Forsyth St. (0.2 mi). From west on Storrow Take Storrow Drive west to Fenway exit (0.1 mi) Continue on Charlesgate (0.2 mi) Continue onto Boylston St. (482 ft) Turn right onto Fenway (0.2 mi); Fenway turns slightly left and becomes Westland Ave. (262 ft) Turn right onto Hemenway St. (0.2 mi). 6. Turn left onto Forsyth St. (0.2 mi) From east (Boston) Take Storrow Drive west to Fenway exit Take Charlesgate (0.2 mi). Continue onto Boylston St. (482 ft) Turn right onto Fenway (0.2 mi); Fenway turns slightly left and becomes Westland Ave. (262 ft) Turn right onto Hemenway St. (0.2 mi). 6. Turn left onto Forsyth St. (0.2 mi) Parking (for a fee) is available in the Renaissance Park Garage, 835 Columbus Ave. From the garage, cross the train tracks via Ruggles Station and exit to street level on the other side, Egan Research Center is about 30 feet to the right. Please note parking will not be reimbursed. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Parking is available on-site. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? With any questions whatsoever, please contact Dr. George O'Doherty, gaodoherty@gmail.com. Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Yes, please contact Anna, NESACS Administrative Coordinator, before November 13, 2019.

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