chemists celebrate earth week(ccew) events

Please join us online Friday, April 23rd at 4pm to learn more on "Chemical Recycling and Upcycling of Single-Use Plastics" presented by Max Delferro from Argonne National Lab!

impact does chemistry have on us & earth? 

Find out by joining CCEW Kahoot trivia night Friday, April 23rd at 7pm! No better way to wrap up Earth Week than to have a fun, friendly competition!

3 lucky winners will receive a chemistry-themed prize! 

Help us spread the word to local groups, organizations, and schools as we are hosting a 2021 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest. This contest is for those in grades K-12!


ACS Spring 2021 Meeting


April 5th- April 16th: Virtual Presidential Symposia


Don't miss these highly anticipated Presidential Symposia presentations brought to you by ACS President H.N. Cheng and the various ACS Divisions, Committees, and Planning groups. Together, they have developed engaging symposia topics on Sustainability, Plastics, Advancements in Chemical Business, and much more.

The Great Lakes Regional Meeting will be hosted virtually by the Minnesota Local Section on June 6th-9th 2021.  Abstract submission is still open through March 1st.  Please visit this site regularly and encourage students and colleagues in industry and academic departments to submit abstracts appropriately.  The 2021 Great Lakes Regional meeting will also serve as the 2021 Central Regional meeting due to COVID complications and cancellations.

future events

We are always looking for ideas of future events, including speakers. If you have any suggestions, please fill out our form below.

Summer 2021 events

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