The Mississippi Local Section of the American Chemical Society excitingly announces this 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium. We hope this venue will allow undergraduate chemistry research students an opportunity to present their research at a professional conference amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Student presenters will register for the symposium at the link above. Students will then …


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2021 Executive Officers

We would like to congratulate new and returning Executive Officers to server during the 2021 calendar year. Dr. Matt Donahue from the University of Southern Mississippi is a new officer serving as the Chair-Elect. A full list of officers and their contact information can be found on the About page.

2021 Olympiad Cancelled

We are sorry to announce that the 2020 Olympiad has been canceled for our local section due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 Award Winners

The 2020 Awards “Banquet” was held virtually on November 12th, 2020. Dr. Reid Bishop of Belhaven University presented a seminar titled “Energetics of Molecular Recognition”. After which the 2020 Award winners were announced. Chemist of the Year – Dr. Todd Mlsna of MS State University [https://www.chemistry.msstate.edu/people/faculty/todd-mlsna/] Student Chapter of the Year – Belhaven University ACS …

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2019 Award Winners

The 2019 Awards Banquet & Poster Competition was held October 3rd, 2019 at the Forestry Auditorium at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum. Chemist of the Year – Dr. Reid Bishop of Belhaven University