The UPLB Chemical Kinetics Society more popularly known as Chemokinesis is a duly recognized organization at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Chemokinesis will be celebrating its 25th Founding Anniversary on March 11-12, 2017 with the theme, “Chemokinesis: Broadening Horizons with Dedicated Service and Untarnished Excellence for 25 years”.
The 25th Founding Anniversary will be celebrated as part of the CHEMO Month which is an annual series of events carried out by the organization throughout its existence to showcase the importance of chemistry in our daily lives as well as to strengthen the bonds among members, faculty members and other students. CHEMO month is compose of activities namely, 25th Anniversary Alumni Homecoming, Career Orientation, Royal Rumble, CHEMistreat, Exhibit, Symposium, Food Fair (Food Trip sa Physci), and Chemolympics.
The 25th Anniversary Alumni Homecoming will be held as a celebration of the 25 years of untarnished excellence of the organization. In the said event, the organization wishes to strengthen and re-establsih bonds among members which would entail the success of the organization’s endeavors in the future.
Meanwhile, CHEMistreat, an outreach activity in partnership with the faculty members of the Institute of Chemistry in UPLB is the organization’s way of giving back to the community. In the previous years of conducting the said activity, the organization have already experienced giving out to orphanage, home for the aged, and to Brgy. Bagong Silang which is the most impoverished barangay in Los Baños, Laguna.
Exhibits and symposiums are always set up by the organization to enhance understanding and awareness of the public with regards to the importance of Chemistry and other related fields in our day-to-day lives. A food fair, better known as Food Trip sa Physci, is also usually set up by the organization as a fundraising activity by bringing various concessionaires inside the campus. It also serves as easy and near food stop for students taking their classes at physical sciences building.
|Chemo Month Exhibit|
|Chemo Month Symposium|
Moreover, an activity which aims to enhance the sportsmanship and leadership skills as well as to achieve one of the organization’s objectives which is to foster closer relationship and camaraderie among members is held and called Chemolympicss.
Lastly, for the first time the organization will be holding a Career Orientation with one vision in mind which is to guide Chemistry majors in choosing their career path after college. The organization will be inviting speakers from various career paths, the Chemistry majors might take.