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.


KACS Announces Student Travel Award

The Kalamazoo section is offering monetary awards to undergraduate and graduate students for travel to ACS meetings to deliver oral or poster presentations. Visit the info page to learn more.


International Year of the Periodic Table

The Kalamazoo Section held several special events during 2019 in connection with the IYPT. Click the link below for more information.

KACS-IYPT Events (external)


Photos and Videos From the Historic Landmark Dedication

The local chemistry community of colleagues, friends and families celebrated the 1950-1990 steroid chemistry work of Kalamazoo scientists achieving National Historic Chemical Landmark status. Enjoy this short introduction video, and visit the event page to see more videos and photos.

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Councilor Report for the 258th ACS National Meeting

Click here to read our councilor's report from the 2019 fall ACS National Meeting in San Diego.