Welcome to the website of the Upper Peninsula Local Section of the American Chemical Society!

The Upper Peninsula local section has over 100 members across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and far Northeastern Wisconsin. The U.P. may seem like a small area, but the East to West distance spans 320 miles! Our members may be chemists from companies, retired chemists, faculty and students from any of the colleges and universities including: Bay College, Bay Mills Community College, Finlandia University, Gogebic Community College, Lake Superior State University, Michigan Technological University, and Northern Michigan University.

The UPLS participates in National Chemistry Week, Earth Week, ACS Program-in-a-box and hosts the annual Student Research Symposium each spring at Northern Michigan University.  Thank you for visiting!

  • 2020 Student Research Symposium Call for Abstracts

    February 18, 2020 by

    7th Annual American Chemical Society Upper PeninsulaStudent Research Symposium Saturday, April 4, 20209:00 am – 2:30 pmWestin HallNMU campus, Marquette, MIRegistration deadline: March 20, 2020 What: A venue for students to present their research in chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. Why: This symposium will be an excellent opportunity for students, faculty, and the community at… Read more

  • October Announcements

    October 22, 2019 by

    Members, Come and enjoy the wonderful world of Chemistry! October 20-26 is National Chemistry Week. Along with this years’ theme “Marvelous Metals”, chemists around the world celebrating the international year of periodic table. ACS Upper Peninsula Local Section are planning following events for section members and local community. All events are free and open to public! Oct… Read more

  • UPLS members Wafa Mazi, Kathryn Perrine, Glenn Larkin, and Joe Sabol

    September 2019 Announcements

    September 14, 2019 by

    The ACS National Meeting in San Diego, it was announced the Upper Peninsula Local Section was the winner of the ChemLuminary Award for “Best Activity or Program Stimulating Member Involvement.” Thank you for all of your support! The UPLS Fall meeting will be held on Friday, October 25 beginning at 3 pm at Michigan Technological… Read more

  • August 2019 Announcements

    August 13, 2019 by

    New website for UPLS Our main website has been moved to https://acsupls.wordpress.com/. It is up and active now. Upcoming events announcements, travel scholarship application and other useful resources are accessible via new site. Please find time to explore! ACS 21st ChemLuminary Awards We are pleased to announce Upper Penninsula Local Section has been selected as… Read more

  • Councilor’s Corner, August edition, 2019

    August 13, 2019 by

    Councilor’s Corner By: Glenn Larkin Hello UPLS Members, The Fall 2019 ACS National Meeting is quickly approaching. It will be held Aug 25-29, 2019, in San Diego, CA. The ACS Council will Council will convene on Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 am, in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Sapphire Ballroom A&B. ACS Council Meetings are open,… Read more

  • June Announcements

    June 25, 2019 by

    ACS 21st ChemLuminary Awards We are pleased to announce Upper Penninsula Local Section has been selected as a finalist for the following ChemLuminary Award(s): ·         Best Activity or Program Stimulating Member Involvement Winners will be announced and the presentation of awards will occur at the ACS Fall 2019 National Meeting & Expo in San Diego,… Read more

  • Welcome to the new UPLS site!

    May 22, 2019 by

    Thank you for visiting our new website. We hope to have the latest information available to you in this announcements section. If there is something you would like to see on the website, please let us know using the “Contact Us” form.

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