The AOCS has called for nominations for the Samuel Rosen award, designed to encourage the application of scientific principles in industrial research, specifically the application of the principles of surfactant chemistry. The contribution may be in the form of a scientific publication, patent or the development of a new product. Nominations must be received by Nov. 1, 2005. For more information, contact Barbara Semeraro at (217) 359-5401 ext. 101 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.