Kalamazoo Section of the American Chemical Society

We are a dynamic and visionary organization committed to improving people’s lives in our community through the transforming power of chemistry.  We strive to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren counties.

December 2014 Newsletter

In it, you will learn about:

Open Position: Education Chair

We have a vacancy on our executive committee for an education chair. If you have a passion for learning and want to engage with the community to help advance chemistry education in our area, why not nominate yourself by contacting Lydia Hines?


We are holding elections for two positions this year: treasurer and councilor. Voting instructions were e-mail in early November.

Ideas for Session Topics for 2015 Regional Meeting

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.

Current KACS Newsletter:

December 2014 Newsletter

In it, you will learn about:

This and much more can be found in your December Newsletter. Our Newsletter Archive can be found here.

Best wishes from your
KACS Chair
John Engelmann

Recent KACS Events

Excerpt from “A Letter from Madeleine Jacobs” ACS Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.