alpha chi sigma members with succulents for science

Alpha Chi Sigma - Succulents for Science

GSFLC Knit Night

GSFLC - Knit Night

Student Organizations

American Chemical Society (ACS)
UW-Madison Student Chapter

The department’s ACS student chapter facilitates opportunities for students in the chemical sciences to promote the advancement of chemistry and obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material.


Alpha Chi Sigma (ΑΧΣ)

Alpha Chi Sigma is a national, co-ed, professional chemistry organization that was founded at UW-Madison in 1902. The UW-Madison chapter has an active membership of about 40 students, both graduate and undergraduate. The organization also has two houses, at 619 and 621 N. Lake Street, which house nearly half of the members. The houses are the primary locations for events like tutoring, chapter dinners, meetings, and social events.


CURB

The Chemistry Undergraduate Research Board, CURB, is a student board dedicated to improving, cultivating and expanding research opportunities for Undergraduates in the Department of Chemistry. The board consists of chemistry undergraduate researchers who work closely with the Undergraduate Research Director to identify areas of improvement and to generate solutions towards increasing student involvement in research, fostering a strong community of student researchers in our department, and promoting the achievements of undergraduate researchers.


NOBCChE

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) student chapter seeks to encourage students of color to pursue graduate and professional degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering, and other chemistry-related fields. Members participate in professional development through national conference presentations, networking, and community service activities.


SACNAS

Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science. Sign up for the organization’s listserv by emailing sacnas@lists.wisc.edu.


SPICE

Students Participating in Chemical Education (SPICE) trains undergraduates to perform chemistry demonstrations in order to interest elementary and middle school students in chemistry and science via cool experiments, hands-on activities, and exploration stations at public venues.


Undergraduate Chemistry Ambassadors

Whether you are a current UW-Madison student, already a declared chemistry major, or if you are a prospective UW-Madison student, our Chemistry Ambassadors are here to answer your questions about our chemistry courses from a student perspective.  The Ambassadors can give their opinions on course selection, course sequencing, and life as a chemistry major overall!


UW-Madison Student Organizations

The Center for Leadership and Involvement (CfLI) promotes student involvement as an integral part of a university education. Working with university and community partners, including student group advisors, alumni, and national organizations, and through education on university resources, policies, and procedures, CfLI supports quality learning experiences outside of the classroom, and encourages active, thoughtful, involved community citizens.

Graduate Student-Faculty Liaison Committee (GSFLC)

GSFLC bridges the gap between graduate students and faculty by bringing the two groups together through community events and pursuing initiatives to benefit the department. Members are elected each year to respresent each graduate path, first-year graduate students, postdocs, and faculty.


NOBCChE

The UW-Madison National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) student chapter seeks to encourage students of color to pursue graduate and professional degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering, and other chemistry-related fields. Members participate in professional development through national conference presentations, networking, and community service activities.


SACNAS

Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science. Sign up for the organization’s listserv by emailing sacnas@lists.wisc.edu.


Queer+ In Chem

Queer+ in Chem is a student-led organization that aims to build community in our department by hosting social events, seminars, and workshops that promote an inclusive campus climate for LGBTQ+ students & staff, as well as for all underrepresented groups. Contact Peyton Higgins at pmhiggins@wisc.edu for more details.


UW-Madison Student Organizations

The Center for Leadership and Involvement (CfLI) promotes student involvement as an integral part of a university education. Working with university and community partners, including student group advisors, alumni, and national organizations, and through education on university resources, policies, and procedures, CfLI supports quality learning experiences outside of the classroom, and encourages active, thoughtful, involved community citizens.