Upper Peninsula Local Section

of the American Chemical Society

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

Please use the navigation bar on the left to explore the past, present, and future activities and events of our Upper Peninsula Local Section.

Please be sure to regularly check the announcements tab on the left to keep up to date with our upcoming events. 

Chemistry Rocks

Day of Fun & Learning (November 11, 2017)


Location: Michigan Tech School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science (in the Atrium)

 Time:        11:00 AM – 2:00 PM



 *Make Mineral Snowflakes

 *Grow Mineral Crystals

 *Explore “Copper and More”

 *See Local Rocks and Minerals

 *“Why do gemstones have different colors”

 *Enjoy Chemistry Rocks Storytime

 *Other Fun Geochemistry Activities!



Volcano Contest: Bring and erupt your volcano. Compete against other schools.

Registration Now Open for 2017 Student Research Symposium (March 25th)

It is time again for the annual Student Research Symposium! This year's research symposium will be held again on Northern Michigan's campus within the atrium of the New Science Facility on Saturday, March 25th starting at 9:30 a.m. EST.


The purpose of the event is to provide a venue for students to present their research in chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields. This symposium is an excellent opportunity for students, faculty and the community at large to learn about the interesting research being conducted in the UP.

You can also check out our Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/acsupls/

 All are welcome, no charge to attend!  Please RSVP at: https://goo.gl/forms/7IPbjm9Dm7u10tIh1


Please ask if you have any questions: rhandler@mtu.edu is the best way to reach me.