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Join the Club!

The NIU Chemistry Club is a student affiliate chapter of the American Chemical Society and is open to anyone with an interest in Chemistry. The purpose of this organization is to promote interest in chemistry and the chemical professions, to aid understanding of the field of chemistry, and to provide interaction among individuals engaged in the study of chemistry.

The Chem Club sponsors several outreach events each year, including the Chem Demos, a public favorite. The club organizes and presents an evening of chemistry demonstrations at least once a year, always offering a different theme. The Chem Club also participates in STEMFest every fall, interacting with young people and their parents from across the Northern Illinois region to explore the STEM fields and to consider future careers.

Please see below for upcoming and past Chem Club events.


Upcoming Events

Welcome Back Picnic

The Chem Club's annual welcome back picnic will be held on Friday, September 12th from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Davis Hall Fountains. Join the Chem Club along with faculty, staff, and fellow students for a catered meal and a memorable experience!


Meeting Schedule — Fall 2014

General Meetings
Wednesday, September 10
Wednesday, October 15
Wednesday, November 19

Meetings will be held in Faraday Hall 402 (the 4th Floor Penthouse) at 5:00pm.
Join us for the meeting, food, and pop!

Executive Committee Meetings (Officers)
Wednesday, August 27
Wednesday, October 8
Wednesday, November 12

Student Advisory Council
Wednesday, September 3
Wednesday, October 1
Wednesday, November 5
Wednesday, December 3

Important Events
Friday, September 12 – Welcome Back Picnic – 11:30am-1:30pm
Wednesday, October 1 – STEM Fest Meeting
Saturday, October 18 – STEM Fest
Monday, November 24 – Chem Club Thanksgiving Potluck


Past Events

2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008

Upcoming Meetings

Executive Committee
Wednesday, October 8

General Meeting
Wednesday, October 15


Chemistry Club Officers
2014-2015

President &
Student Advisory Council
Representative

Daniel Jeffries

Vice President
James Gorman

Treasurer
Marina Galluzzo

Secretary
Nicholas Longo

Graduate Student Coordinator
Brian Muller

Chem Demo Coordinator
Vacant

STEM Fest Coordinator
Asim Muhammad

Faculty Advisors
Jon W. Carnahan

Faraday Hall 320
(815) 753-1181

David Ballantine
La Tourette Hall 424
(815) 753-6857



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