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Al Hazari Chairs National Chemistry Week Theme Team

Al Hazari, a retired director of labs and lecturer in chemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, chaired the theme team for the 2016 National Chemistry Week (NCW). Sponsored by the American Chemical Society, the 2016 NCW is scheduled to take place October 16-22 with the theme, “Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry,” focusing on the chemistry of forensics and more.

William (Bill) Bass, the world-renowned forensic anthropologist and the founder of the UT’s  “Body Farm,” is featured in this year’s NCW publication titled, “Celebrating Chemistry.” (En Español)

NCW holds a series of events all around the country to “encourage chemists and chemistry enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level.” Find out more on this website.

Hazari will perform a free chemistry magic show on Tuesday, Oct. 18th in Buehler Hall 555 on UT campus from 7 to 8 pm. The event is open to the public. Free parking is available at the 11th street garage from 6 to 9pm. More information can be found on this flyer.