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Pye to receive Michigan/NW Ohio Section Award ACerS Michigan/NW Ohio Section will honor L. David Pye—dean and professor of glass science and engineering, emeritus, New York State College of Ceramics at Pye Alfred University, and chief executive officer of The Empire State Glassworks LLC with the 2016 Toledo Glass & Ceramic Award. The award recognizes distinguished scientific, technical, or engineering achievements in glass and ceramics. Pye is an ACerS Distinguished Life Member, Fellow, and past president of ACerS. He currently serves as editorin chief of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science and is a member of the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation Board of Trustees. The award ceremony will be held April 14 at Heather Downs Country Club in Toledo, Ohio. Note: The ceremony location is different this year than past years. The address is: Heather Downs Country Club 3910 Heatherdowns Blvd. Toledo, Ohio 43614 For more information or to make a reservation, contact Fred Stover at fstover@ accesstoledo.com or at 419-304- 2278 or 419-878-0001 by April 1. n Student contests at MS&T16 The following Material Advantage student contests will be held at MS&T this year in Salt Lake City, Utah: • Undergraduate Student Poster Contest • Undergraduate Student Speaking Contest • Graduate Student Poster Contest • Ceramic Mug Drop Contest • Ceramic Disc Golf Contest For more information on the contests or student activities at MS&T, visit matscitech.org/students, or contact Tricia Freshour at tfreshour@ceramics.org. n Made In Montana • Sold to the World Give Ceramists Something to Think About CUPRIC OXIDE • Blue and Red Glazes and Glass • Ferrites CUPROUS OXIDE • Blue Glass and Glaze • Brick Colorants and Ferrites COPPER GRANULES • Iron Spot Brick ZINC OXIDES • For Ferrite, Brick, Fibre Glass Copper and Zinc Oxides for Ferrites Copper, Brass, Bronze and Tin Powders Plants in Montana and Tennessee • Stock Available Worldwide AMERICAN CHEMET CORPORATION 740 Waukegan Road, Suite 202 Deerfield, Illinois 60015 USA +1 847 948 0800 www.chemet.com Sales@chemet.com Students and outreach Apply now for the ACerS PCSA class of 2016-2017 The President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is ACerS student-led committee of ceramic- and glass-focused students. PCSA is looking for dedicated and motivated undergraduate and graduate students to join the program. To apply, visit ceramics.org/pcsa. The deadline to submit applications is April 15, 2016. n American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 95, No. 3 | www.ceramics.org 9


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