National Chemistry Week Information

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a public awareness campaign that promotes the value of chemistry in everyday life. ACS members and chemistry enthusiasts celebrate NCW by coordinating events and communicating the importance of chemistry. Read more about NCW.

National Chemistry Week 2023 is the week of October 15–21, 2023 with the theme, "The Healing Power of Chemistry" and covers the topics of health and medicine. You can find NCW resources provided by ACS here.

ACS Student Chapters in the Nashville Local Section can apply for up to $200 per chapter to support their NCW activities. Complete this form to request funds to supplement your chapter's National Chemistry Week Activities. Priority will be given to applications submitted by October 8, 2023. Funds will be sent out the week of October 8-14, 2023. Please submit the application earlier and let us know if you need the funds to order supplies. All submitted activities will be provided to the Local Section NCW Coordinator, and will be promoted by the Local Section. Questions may be sent here.

The NCW Coordinator for the Nashville Local Section is Dr. Leslie Hiatt. To contact Dr. Hiatt, click here.

NCW 2023 October 15-21
Theme: The Healing Power of Chemistry