Current Year Meetings

2023 - 2024 Schedule

SVS meetings are typically held in the evening on the second Wednesday of the month at rotating locations around the section. Any meeting that is moved from this standard date is indicated in red. Information is added and edited monthly, so check the site often!

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  1. 20 September 2023 - 7:00 pm at Bucknell University Third Wednesday in September: The meeting will feature Hasan Arslan, Ph. D, from Bucknell University. The title of the evening's talk will be "Switchable host-guest interactions of cationic macrocycles." The lecture will be preceded by a dinner at 6:00. Get details.

  2. 18 October 2023 - 7:00 pm at Wilkes University Third Wednesday in October : The Henry J. and Linda C. Pownall Lecture will feature Dr. Ann Valentine, Professor of Chemistry at Temple University, who will present a talk titled "Exploring a Role for Titanium in Biochemistry. " The lecture will be preceeded by a reception and dinner at 5:00. Get details.

  3. 8 November 2023 - 7:00 pm at Lycoming College : The meeting will feature Mallory Melton, Ph. D, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at Lycoming College. The title of the evening's talk will be "The Modern Science of Ancient Food: Advances in the Analysis of Starches and Phytoliths from Archaeological Contexts in the Americas." The lecture will be preceded by a dinner at 5:00. Get details.

  • January 2023 - Executive Board Meeting
  • 14 February 2024 - Commonwealth University, Bloomsburg campus
  • 13 March 2024 - Susquehanna University
  • 10 April 2024 - University of Scranton
  • May 2023 - Annual Awards Banquet

  • Previous Meetings

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