News Clips for Sept. 5, 2018

Stereo Chemistry: Live from Boston

Three of chemistry’s rising stars joined us on stage at the ACS national meeting in Boston for a light-hearted look at some of this summer’s most buzzworthy chemistry news. Luisa Whittaker-Brooks (University of Utah), Staff Sheehan (Catalytic Innovations and the Air Company), and Jillian Dempsey (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)—all members of C&EN’s Talented 12 this year or in past years—went head-to-head in our quiz show that covered everything from avocados to ZIF-8, a metal organic framework.

Events, festivals happening in Utah in September

School may have started, but there's still plenty to do in Utah that doesn't involve binders and backpacks. Sweater weather will be here in no time, and with it comes all of our favorite fall activities, so get ready to get your pumpkin spice on and check out these events happening throughout the Beehive State.

Letter: Thursday night football games reveal the University of Utah’s priorities

Very interesting to read the coverage in the sports page about Thursday-evening football games at the University of Utah (including our own football coach’s seeming bewilderment as to why this happens; interesting).