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Research associate finds value in ACerS community

By Faye Oney / October 13, 2017

Research associate Jessica Rimsza found a home in the scientific community when she got involved with ACerS. She believes that getting involved with ACerS student groups offers opportunities to create professional relationships and develop leadership skills.

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Student workshop to provide top-level yet affordable guiding light for professional development

By April Gocha / December 11, 2015

Students and young professionals from around the world are encouraged to attend ACerS Winter Workshop, Jan. 22–25, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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These girls are on fire—Inspiring next generation of women in STEM starts in the classroom

By Stephanie Liverani / November 3, 2015

There’s still a gender gap when it comes to women versus men in STEM-related career fields, but these super girls are helping to close it.

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Summer road trip—the June/July issue of ACerS Bulletin is driving the future of clean energy

By April Gocha / May 21, 2015

June 21 may be the official start to summer this year, but we’re going to go ahead and declare an early start—it’s just too fitting that the best summer read yet, the June/July issue of the ACerS Bulletin, is now available online.

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ACerS PCSA produces video to recruit the next generation of Society leaders

By Jessica McMathis / March 23, 2015

Attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals starts with getting students engaged. At ACerS, that means getting students involved with the Society on the local, national, and international levels early and often.

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NSF opens new contest—’Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge’

By Eileen De Guire / March 15, 2013

I Graduate students talk. NSF wants to listen. Were these students at the recent ICACC student mixer discussing ways to improve their career preparation, or were they just making dinner plans? If the former, they should know about the NSF contest, which includes cash prizes—enough to buy a lot of dinners. Credit: ACerS. Much ink…

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Victoria Knox: Learning about ceramic processing, photocatalysis and her experience at Alfred University

By / June 23, 2009

Victoria Knox is a young scientist and doctoral student at Alfred University. She discusses her research in the areas of ceramic processing and photocatalysis, and the applications for materials such as alumina.

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