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COVID-19 News and Information for Students

Stay informed with the latest Coronavirus news, scientific information, and resources for students.

Last updated March 8, 2021

inChemistry Coverage

How I Started an ACS Student Chapter in Quarantine

Bombay College of Pharmacy student and her peers put in the work to start an international ACS student chapter during the pandemic. See how it has paid off.


Pandemic Stress: The Toll It Is Taking on Students

Students describe the challenges of online classes, lost opportunities, and more.

Covid Research

Doing Undergrad Research in the Time of COVID

COVID restrictions might have delayed or canceled your plans for pursuing research opportunities, but you can still develop research skills during the pandemic. 

Five Things Your Chapter Can Do Online Right Now

Conducting chapter activities virtually amid the COVID epidemic is the best way to build connections safely. But what exactly can you do? Find out.

C&EN Coverage

Without these lipid shells, there would be no mRNA vaccines for COVID-19

Fragile mRNA molecules used in COVID-19 vaccines can’t get into cells on their own. They owe their success to lipid nanoparticles that took decades to refine

The pandemic cut emissions, but did it help climate?

Global average temperatures didn’t budge, but emission cuts likely caused some regional warming

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