Join us for SLiThEr #55 on October 12th!

Submitted by Matt Cranswick / Oregon State University on Thu, 09/28/2023 - 14:10

Please join us on October 12th at 2 pm Eastern for SLiThEr #55 presented by Judith Currano titled "Chemical information meets artificial intelligence: The continued need for information literacy training". This presentation will be an abridged-version of Judith's recent fall ACS meeting presentation which explores how research search engines perform searches and how to train students to better utilize these resources. Please share this event with your students and register here for the Zoom link:

SLiThEr #54: Applying for Faculty Positions at PUIs

Submitted by Sarah Shaner / Southeast Missouri State University on Tue, 08/22/2023 - 10:36

Join us for SLiThEr #54 with Amanda Reig (Ursinus College), Caleb Tatebe (Presbyterian College), and Ariela Kaspi-Kaneti (University of La Verne) on August 28rd at 3:00pm EST.

In this SLiThEr, our presenters will discuss the process of applying for PUI faculty positions. Our panelists will share their experiences from the points of view of those who have been on search committees and those who have been recently hired. Come learn more about what to expect and bring your questions! Please share this event with anyone you think may be interested!

Last SLiThEr of the summer!

Submitted by Chip Nataro / Lafayette College on Mon, 08/14/2023 - 12:49

Join us for SLiThEr #53 with Rebecca Jones (George Mason University) and Joanne Stewart (Hope College) on August 23rd at 3:00pm EST.

Beyond Lecture: Helping Students Get and Stay on the Alternative Pedagogy Bus

SLiThEr #52: Warming up for Inorganic- Helping students remember what we think they should already know

Submitted by Taylor Haynes / California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo on Tue, 07/18/2023 - 15:15

Join us on Thursday July 27th at 4 PM EST for our 52nd Slither!

Sarah St. Angelo from Dickinson College will share some of her strategies for helping students remember concepts and skills from prior coursework that they "should" remember before her junior/senior inorganic course. Student-led review presentations, LMS-based warm-up topics and quiz, and a rapid collaborative recollection of models of bonding help Sarah's students remember important ideas and take ownership of their learning from early in the semester.

Please register for the event using the following form:

SLiThEr #49: Solid-State Chemistry for Undergraduates

Submitted by Sarah Shaner / Southeast Missouri State University on Mon, 04/24/2023 - 18:52

Join us on May 3 at 4:00 pm EST for our 49th SLiThEr! This is our third SLiThEr in our series on teaching advanced topics in inorganic chemistry. Joyce Pham (CSU San Bernardino) will present on “Solid-State Chemistry for Undergraduates.”

SLiThEr #48: Teaching Organometallics to Undergrads

Submitted by Faculty Flo / Slitherin' State University on Wed, 04/12/2023 - 14:59

Join us on April 20 at 4pm EST as we present our 48th SLiThEr! Our second SLiThEr in the teaching advanced inorganic topics series is “Teaching Organometallics to Undergraduate Students” presented by Chip Nataro (Lafayette College).

ACS Indianapolis

Submitted by Chip Nataro / Lafayette College on Fri, 03/03/2023 - 07:19

The ACS meeting is fast approaching and as always it is going to be a fun but busy week. Stop by our poster session Sunday afternoon as part of the main DIC session. The IONiC crew will be out in force at our poster and you can probably get some swag! Our social hour will be Sunday night and you can contact me for details or get them on our Discord Server. We return with our poster Monday night for Sci-Mix. Our oral sessions will be Tuesday and Wednesday morning. We hope to see lots of new and familiar faces in Indy!