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On Friday, October 19th, 2018, we will once again be hosting Chemtoberfest! on the SUNY Potsdam campus.  Contact John Proetta for more information.  Chemtoberfest! will form part of our activities for National Chemistry Week, for which the theme is space: "Chemistry is out of This World".  Please promote the event with this flyer.  For National Chemistry Week information, please contact Dana Barry.  The full schedule is as follows:

Main program:

9:30am - 3:00pm "Tour the planets" - each "planet" is in a different location, and shows a different aspect of chemistry.  Learn how to grow plants using hydroponics on Mars, or about acids on Venus.

9:30am, 10:10am, 10:50am Planetarium shows with Dr. Frank Revetta

11:00am-noon Climate Q&A with Dr. Richard Alley, Stowell 211

2:00pm - 2:50pm Exochemistry - doing chemistry in space - with Dr. Martin Walker, Stowell 211

3:00pm - 4:00pm A Capella concert

On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, we will be hosting Jenny Deng, a chemical lawyer with Henkel Corporation.  She will explaining how her chemistry background informs her legal work in the corporate world.

On February 12th, 2019, Clarkson University will host a Global Women's Breakfast.  Please publicize this event using this flyer.