Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 CSW Student Travel Award Application Process

The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to a National ACS meeting. Eligible expenses include meeting registration and travel expenses, such as airfare and lodging. Applicants should submit the following to CSW (email: csw@acs.org) by January 16, 2015: A cover letter stating how and why attending this ACS meeting […]

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Project SEED Research Symposium Held on October 18

Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mallia, Chair, CSW Project SEED committee For the last four decades, Project SEED has provided hands-on scientific research opportunities with a mentor at a research institution to more than 9,000 economically disadvantaged high school students. This year, CSW’s Project SEED program supported 20 high school students from DC, VA, and MD high schools. CSW recognized the […]

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National Chemistry Week: Halloween and Mole Day Celebrations

By Dr. Ajay Mallia, Dr. Deana Jaber, and Dr. Joseph Houck, CSW YCC Committee As part of National Chemistry week, the CSW Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) celebrated Mole Day and Halloween on October 23, 2014 at the University of Maryland, College Park. About 40 attendees enjoyed Halloween and National Chemistry Week-themed chemistry demonstrations presented by the UMD-ACS students affiliates (UMD-SAACS) […]

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APPLY NOW: U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) High School Chemistry Mentor Needed

Sponsored by the American Chemical Society The USNCO seeks a College Chemistry Mentor.  Some of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position are: Preparing students for the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) competition, Helping to conduct a two-week study camp for the nation’s brightest twenty chemistry high school students at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado in June […]

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December Featured Speaker: Bill LaCourse

Dr. Bill LaCourse, University of Maryland, will speak at the joint Chemical Society of Washington/Washington Chromatography Discussion Group meeting on December 17th at the U.S. Pharmacopeia in Rockville. His talk is entitled, “Adventures in Analysis: New Approaches to Old Problems.” William R. LaCourse is the Dean of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences and Professor of the Department of […]

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