The 63rd General Assembly of the United Nations has proclaimed 2011 as International Year of Chemistry (IYC), under the leadership of UNESCO and the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). IYC 2011 will celebrate the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. Objectives •Increase the public appreciation of chemistry in meeting world needs •Increase interest of young people in chemistry •Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry •Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Mme. Curie Nobel Prize and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Chemical Societies. How will ACS celebrate IYC 2011? The Society invites our members, customers, and stakeholders to participate in planning for IYC 2011. Your input is invaluable in guiding us as we move forward. Give us your ideas Submit your suggestions to IYC2011@acs.org.