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Longtime ACerS member says taking advantage of Corporate Partner benefits is key to building business relationships

By Faye Oney / March 22, 2018

Mary Stevenson, president of Deltech Furnaces, believes that the key to developing relationships with other businesses is to take advantage of the numerous benefits an ACerS Corporate Partnership offers. Learn how she has gotten involved with the Society over the years in this Corporate Partner profile.

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Air Products donates $15,000 to ensure future opportunities for ceramic and glass students

By Faye Oney / December 5, 2017

Air Products recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council. The money will go toward supporting student travel grants and the CGIF’s mission to attract talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Consider supporting the future of ceramic and glass science on #GivingTuesday

By Faye Oney / November 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday is all about giving back to your community and supporting causes you care about. Consider a donation to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, which supports numerous student outreach efforts in its mission to attract and train talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Air Products Foundation to donate up to $15,000 to support ceramic and glass students

By Faye Oney / November 3, 2017

Going to the Glass Problems Conference next week? For every visitor who stops by its booth, the Air Products Foundation is donating $100—up to $15,000—to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, which will support student travel grants and the CGIF’s mission to attract talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Air Products Foundation to donate up to $15,000 to support ceramic and glass students

By Faye Oney / November 2, 2017

The Air Products Foundation, in an effort to foster innovation by the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals, will donate $100—up to $15,000—to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) for each visitor who stops by its hospitality suite at the 78th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC). The GPC, presented by the Glass Manufacturing…

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Video: 11-year-old develops lead-detecting device using carbon nanotubes, earns title of America’s Top Young Scientist

By Faye Oney / October 25, 2017

An 11-year-old recently earned the distinction of America’s Top Young Scientist along with a $25,000 prize when she created a device that detects lead in water. The device incorporates carbon nanotubes and pairs with a mobile app to immediately provide water quality data.

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US MSE programs are eligible to apply for equipment donation

By April Gocha / May 24, 2017

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation is partnering with MSE Supplies to provide a new ball milling system to a U.S. university with a materials science and engineering program where ceramics, glass, nanomaterials, and other powder processing is part of the education program.

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High school student takes first place and best in show for materials science project at regional science fair

By Faye Oney / March 31, 2017

High school student Indigo Acosta’s experiment with graphene exfoliation earned him first place and best in show in the senior division of materials science at the Northeastern New Mexico Regional Science Fair.

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Late José Arana Varela, leading Brazilian ceramic scientist, helped found Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2016

The global ceramic science community lost a beloved member last week. José Arana Varela, professor of physics at University of São Paulo State and CEO of the São Paulo State Research Funding Agency (FAPESP), both in São Paulo, Brazil, died May 17 after battling liver cancer.

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‘Tis the season for giving—Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation will quadruple your gift with special opportunity

By Stephanie Liverani / December 22, 2015

In the spirit of the giving season, Ted Day, chair of the CGIF and president and CEO of Mo-Sci Corporation, will “match dollar-for-dollar all gifts of $1,000 or more to the CGIF (up to $100,000 total) from now until December 31, 2015,” he wrote in a recent letter to current and future donors.

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