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The Local Sections Activity Committee (LSAC) gave KACS a glowing review. Read more here.
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The co-program chairs are soliciting suggestions for technical session topics for the 2015 Joint Great Lakes Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society to be held May 27 - May 30 in Grand Rapids. The overall theme of the meeting is "Chemistry - A Grand Enterprise," and will focus on three main areas Food, Health, and the Environment. Please submit any and all ideas here.
Chemists are not just experts in their field but are also interested in art, history, cooking, baking, brewing, gardening and exercise, among others. “Elements of Dance” invited all chemists, chemistry enthusiasts and the general public to enjoy ballroom dancing. Future “Chemistry and Culture” themes will address topics like “Art Conservation”, “Forgery”, “Cooking” and “Gardening”, for example.
The goals of the "Chemistry and Culture" series are...
Kalamazoo chemist James Howell passed away on Saturday 16 November 2013. His contributions as a chemist and professor will be remembered fondly. See his obituary for more information
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Friday 1 November 2013
Excerpt from “A Letter from Madeleine Jacobs” ACS Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.