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The 4th Annual Chemistry Home Brew-off!

The 4th Annual Chemistry Home Brew-off!

Beer Enthusiasts Rejoice!  The CGSS Proudly Presents: The 4th Annual Chemistry Home Brew-off!  This is your chance to show your peers your REAL experimental skills! Event Info We are looking to schedule the Brew-Off in early May, so mark your calendars. The exact date will be posted soon.  This event will run essentially as a […]

Annual CGSS Pancake Breakfast

Annual CGSS Pancake Breakfast

  CGSS will be hosting our annual Pancake Breakfast next Tuesday, April 24th from 9:30-11 am in the grad lounge. Please join us for some (regular and gluten free) pancakes, a selection of fresh fruit, and your usual hot beverages—coffee and tea. Bring your own mug. And the best part? Unlike most brunch places in […]

Trivia Night: Results!

Trivia Night: Results!

  Congratulations to our trivia masters! The Final Standings First place (pictured above): Kelsi, Phil, Elesha, Jack, Liz and Dawson Second place: Adrian, Meng, Erin, Ryan, Kris, Max Third place: Matthew, Gregor, Ryan, Drew, Leo, Seyed    This event was a huge success with 72 registered participants and some walk-ins too! Shout out to Phil […]

Ping Pong Tournament: Results!

Ping Pong Tournament: Results!

Congrats to the Winners of the Chemistry Ping Pong Tournament! The Final Standings First: Denghuang Zhan of the Li Group Second: Kris Kiland of the Bertram Group Third: Adam Xiao of the Li Group   Thanks to all those who participated in the tournament!

CGSS Trivia Night

CGSS Trivia Night

Greetings Chemists! The CGSS presents: March Trivia Night! Put together a team of six and put your knowledge of general trivia to the test! There will be prizes for the winning team! Event Info Think of this event as a replacement for our March stressbusters event, but more awesome! Alcohol will be served! Admission is FREE. Drink tickets […]

First Year Event: Post-CHEM 540 Celebration!

First Year Event: Post-CHEM 540 Celebration!

Greetings Chemists! CHEM 540 Presentations are almost upon us! The CGSS is setting up a get-together to celebrate the completion of our (hopefully) successful CHEM 540 talks! Event Info Free food, a rodeo bull, drinks, and pool! When: Friday, Jan 19th at 8PM Where: Yale Saloon (1300 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M7) Be sure to RSVP our […]

Ping Pong Tournament!

Ping Pong Tournament!

Happy New Year, chemists! Following our successful chemistry department ping pong tournament last year, the CGSS would like to introduce this year’s first sports event… The Chemistry Department Ping Pong Tournament! Tournament entry fees: $5 for graduate Students $10 for postdocs/staff $15 for Faculty/Instructors   There will be real prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and […]

Gingerbread House Competition: Results!

Gingerbread House Competition: Results!

Gingerbread House Competition: Results Thank you to those who participated in the competition! It was a difficult choice to make, but the winners of the gingerbread house competition are… The Orvig Group with their log cabin gingerbread house (see above).   In second and third place are:     Other contestants:       Thanks […]

The ChEMMYS (Skits)

The ChEMMYS (Skits)

  Join us for the ChEMMYS on Decemeber 4th as the CGSS hosts an awards show to celebrate the ‘quality’ programming produced right here in the department. The stores giveaway will begin promptly at 12:30pm, and as usual free snacks and ‘BEvERages’ will be provided. When: December 4th 2017, 12:30pm Where: Chem B250

Gingerbread House Contest

Gingerbread House Contest

Calling all Gingerbread Architects and Candy-House Designers! Does your group want a chance to redeem itself after the Pumpkin Carving Contest? Do you have a passion for icing and molasses-based cookies? Reserve a gingerbread decorating kit with either Donny (dmmayder@chem.ubc.ca) or Henry (henryw@chem.ubc.ca) before Dec 1st. Again, the winner will get bragging rights for a […]