August 2019 Announcements

  • New website for UPLS
    Our main website has been moved to
    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 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.

  • ACS UPLS Fall meeting
    Local Section Fall Meeting is scheduled on October 25 (Friday) evening (3pm-) at Michigan Technological University Campus (Houghton). Remote locations will be connected via video conferences. Please mark your calendar and will announce details as decided!
  • Future events
    – 2020 Officer Election
         Nomination October 2019
         Election November 2019

    * Posts open for nominations are: Chair-elect (1-year term, serve as chair in 2021), Treasurer (2-year term), and Member-at-large (1-year term).

         – 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!

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