The American Chemical Society (ACS), the SENCER Centers of Innovation Southwest and South, and Bellhaven University welcome you to Jackson, Mississippi and to our symposium with a theme of STEM Education in Mississippi: Issues and Innovations. Throughout a full-day of activities, we will focus on use of innovative and proven pedagogy to reduce barriers to learning, student success, and retention. Presenters include educators and administrators from throughout the country. 

We look forward to seeing you at Belhaven’s Kim Center -- Friday, September 29, 2017! Remember to REGISTER so we know how many meals to prepare!

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Timothy Ward

Millsaps College
Jackson, MS

Timothy Ward is Professor of Chemistry, Associate Dean of Sciences at Millsaps College and holds the Berry Family Endowed Chair in Science.  He received his B.S. degree (ACS certified) from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Texas Tech University.   After working several years at Syntex Pharmaceuticals as lab manager in their process control division, he joined the faculty at Millsaps College in 1990.  He has been recognized with the Outstanding Contributions to Science Award, Mississippi Academy of Sciences, 2002, Chemist of the Year by the Mississippi Section of the American Chemical Society, 2001, HEADWAE (Higher Education Appreciation Day-Working for Academic Excellence), awarded by Mississippi State Legislature, 2000, and the Distinguished Professor Award, Millsaps College, 1999.  Dr. Ward serves as Director of the W.M. Keck Center for Instrumental and Biochemical Comparative Archaeology where his research interests include chemical analysis of archeological artifacts, and community outreach and chemical education. He has approximately 50 publications in scholarly journals and over 100 research presentations many with undergraduate co-authors.