North Shore Chapter of Sigma XI Fall Lecture
Beverly, MA -- The North Shore Chapter of Sigma Xi, a local chapter of an international organization that promotes research in the sciences and engineering, will host its 4th annual Fall Lecture on Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 pm in the Hospitality Suite of the Post Center, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly. Dr. Dwight Tshudy will speak on: “Green Chemistry and Sustainability: What’s all this, then?” The lecture is free and open to the public.
Dr. Tshudy is Associate Professor of Chemistry at Gordon College. His interests in chemistry are related to the development and use analytical chemistry techniques for green, environmental and forensic chemistry. Current research efforts are centered around the use of TAML activators in the synthesis of polymers and conversion of organic moieties. For more information about his research interest, patents, and publications go to: http://www.gordon.edu/page.cfm?iPageID=1997&iCategoryID=73).
Prior to the lecture, the Chapter will host small group discussions (over pizza and soft drinks) on sustainability within the college context. We invite faculty, staff, students, and the general public to drop in starting around 6:00 pm, to share ideas and resources. We want to know what is (and is not yet) happening regarding sustainability across the campuses, whether in the physical plant, the academic departments (arts as well as sciences), vehicles and equipment, or administration. Please RSVP for the discussion session to Anne-Marie Scholer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The North Shore Chapter of Sigma Xi was founded in 2009 and is composed of students and faculty from Salem State University, Endicott College, Gordon College, and other local scientists.
For more information about the lecture and the discussion, please contact Anne-Marie Scholer at email@example.com.