• Contact With Legislators

      Mike Koehler (R), our Public Affairs Chair, visited IL legislators, such as Senator Tom Rooney (L) to emphasize the importance of chemistry. Click photo for our Public Affairs page.

    • Anthony Toussaint (1960-2018)

      2018 Chicago Section ACS Chair Anthony (Tony) Toussaint died suddenly in June 2018. He will be sorely missed. Click the photos to read his obituary.

    • Burrows Wins Gold

      U-Utah Prof. Cynthia Burrows is our 2018 Willard Gibbs Awardee! Click the photo to see more about the medal presentation meeting.

    • Facebook LIVE!

      We're now making our general meetings available via Facebook Live video! Check it out!

    • YCC Book Discussion

      Chicago's Younger Chemists group met at Saks Fifth Avenue on the Magnificent Mile to discuss Luca Turin's book "The Secret of Scent" - complete with perfume sampling!

    • Monthly Undergrad Poster Competitions

      UNDERGRADS! Showcase your research at our monthly meetings and win a prize! (OK to reuse one from a conference.) Monthly winners are showcased in December for further prizes. Click photo to register for April.

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