June Announcements

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, CA on Tuesday, August 27, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, located at 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101. If you are attending ACS Fall Meeting at San Diego, find time to attend poster session (8 pm) and Award announcement and ceremony (9-10 pm). Thank you for all your participation and support.

Student Travel Support

The Upper Peninsula Section invites students who have oral or poster presentations accepted at ACS National or Regional Meetings and who are in need of travel assistance to apply for Financial Support of Student Presenters (“Prop. B”.) Applicants shall be nominated by her/His research advisor via the form found on the new ACS web site-Travel Scholarships with required information. Please note the nomination need to be submitted by 30 days before the travel, and travel support is up to $200 per student per meeting. More information can be found in the link above, or using the “Travel Scholarship” tab.

Future Events

Fall Meeting October 25 (Tentative schedule)
– 2020 Officer Election
     Nomination October 2019
     Election November 2019
– Student Research Symposium April 4 or 18 (Tentative schedule)

Feel free to contact the UPLS Secretary for any questions, suggestions. We would like to see more members’ participation in the UPLS activities, so anyone who would like to be involved in planning events, let us know!