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3ThesmelloffreshlypoppedpopcornandpizzafreshoutoftheovenandsteamfromthepouringofliquidnitrogenfilledtheScienceHallatriumacarnivalextravaganzainhonoroftheItalianchemistAmedeoAvo-gadrosdiscoveryoftheconstant6.02x1023asbeingthebasisofmeasuringsmallparticles.OnWednesdayat602amon1023theAmericanChemicalSocietyACSatRowanusheredinMoleDay.TheACSclubmembersshowcasedseveraleventstoshowtheirdevotiontochemistryincludingpintheelectronontheorbitalwherestudentswereblindfoldedandweretotryandplacetheirnameontheatomicshelloftheatomACS-ium.Guesstheelementfeaturedsomeliquidnitrogenicecreamasaprizeifstudentscouldguesstheelementsym-bolbeforethemandaraffleinwhichpartici-pantsguessedtheamountofcandycornandMMsforafreet-shirtaswellasthecandy.Mostpeoplewillguess6.02x1023jokedLydiaHannahajuniorbiochemistrymajorandtheclubstreasurerbutthatwouldbetoomuchcandytofitinthatjar.Alotofthegroupmembershadbeenuppast1a.m.onWednesdaypreparingforthecelebrationsuchasjuniorbiochemistrymajorandclubVicePresidentTimKain.ItsachemistrythingitgivesusanexcuseMoleDayMeasuresUptoaFunTimeforChemStudents15tobenerdysaidKainjustlikeMarchsPiDay3.14.Athoughtheholidaybeganat602a.m.ACSheldtheircarnivalfrom11amto3pmintroduc-ingstudentswhowereunfamiliarwiththemoletoitsusefulnessandimportance.MoleDayhasbeenaroundforabout20-30yearsexplainedclubadvisorandTreasureroftheSouthJerseyAmericanChemicalSocietyDr.TimothyVaden.InthepasttheACShasdonesmallthingstogetthewordoutbutthisyearthestudentswantedtodosomethingbiggerandtheydidagreatjob.ThisyearsMoleDaywasdifferentfromlastyearinthattheACSincorporatedacarni-valthemewiththethirdfloorofScienceHallspillarsdecoratedinmulti-coloredstreamerswindowscoveredinmoleculardrawingsandballoonswithmolefacesliningthehallways.AlsosignificanttotheeventwasthefreepizzagenerouslydonatedbytheSJACS.Lastyearse-boarddidntapplyforabud-getandwereallywantedtohavethiseventsoDr.VadenaskedforthesupportoftheSJACSandtheyhelpedusgetallofourpizzasaidKain.Dr.MichaelMilleralsohelpedustogetthepopcornmachineaswell.Acornerstoneoftheeventwastheliquidnitrogenicecreammadefromcreamsugarandvanillawhichdrewmanyconfusedglances.TryingitforthefirsttimewasHannah.ItsdifferentHannahlaughedItsvanillanotasthickasregularicecreambutwithchunksoficefromthenitrogen-itslikeamilkshake.JuniorbiochemistrymajorandACSClubPresidentPallaviCharythoughtthattheeventwasextremelysuccessful.ItexceededmyexpectationsandImhappythatwehadsupportfromDr.VadenandDr.MillerandalloftheclubmembersCharysaid.ThepastcoupleMoleDayswereverysmallandwesetouttochangethatandwedid.SavetheDatesApril11DeansSeniorRecognitionCeremonyApril1740thAnniversaryPsychologyConferenceApril25STEMSymposiumMay15GraduateCommencementMay16UndergraduateCommencement