Welcome to the North Carolina Local Section of the American Chemical Society. 

We are a scientific society dedicated to supporting scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Our section was founded in 1896 and is the oldest section in the South.  Our founding fathers recognized the importance of being a resource to our community, supporting the advancement of chemistry and the importance of involvement at the local level.  Our membership is diverse with an opportunity to connect no matter where you are in your career. 

Read the Newest Edition of the TarHelium

Announcing the release of the newest edition of TarHelium, the quarterly newsletter dedicated to capturing the pulse of the North Carolina Section of the American Chemical Society! 

Behind-the-scenes tour of NCMA - Aug 2

Behind-the-scenes tour of the NC Museum of Art, sponsored by the Senior Chemist Committee.

Date and time - Friday, August 2, 10am - 12pm EDT

Location - North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607

Details -

Event lasts 2 hours

The tour will be in two parts: A new gallery exposition, Seeing Red, and secondly a private visit to the Restoration Studio! Those interested in lunch at the East Cafe afterwards will be subsidized by the Section!

Registration Link - NC-ACS Behind the Scene Tour of NC Museum of Art Tickets | Eventbrite

Maximium 2 tickets per person up to the first 30 responders.

2023 Local Section Strategic Plan now posted

Our 3-goal plan for 2023 has been formulated thanks to an ACS-facilitated virtual strategic planning retreat.

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