ACS Approval Program News

The ACS Approval Program Newsletter features up-to-date program information and insights into the excellent chemical education provided by ACS Approved programs nationwide. Subscribe to receive featured articles on pedagogy, safety, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in your inbox quarterly.

Featured Articles

Learning Loss in College Chemistry

The impact of Covid-19 on chemistry students across the country is discussed.

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Climate Justice in Chemistry Curricula and Beyond

Faculty lead new initiatives to incorporate social justice into college STEM curriculum. 

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect
Read about the new DEIR section of the ACS Guidelines.

Safety Corner
Learn more about the latest ACS Presidential Safety Summit.
Institutional Highlights

Read about how two chemistry programs work to support students and local industry needs. 

CPT Member Profiles

Two CPT members share how their involement in CPT has focused on supporting chemistry programs and chemical education.  

Hands-On Lab Skills Mini Grant

A new ACS grant providing funds to institutions interested in offering a short course on general and organic chemistry hands-on lab skills, intended for undergraduate chemical science majors who may have missed out on hands-on, face-to-face laboratory courses in general and organic chemistry. Deadline for Spring 2022 is November 30, 2021.

Newly Approved Institutions

Congratulations to the following institutions on successful completion of the ACS approval process!

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