Monthly Archives: August 2015

2015 CSW-Project SEED Summer Research Program Report

Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mallia Started in 1968, ACS’ Project SEED program provides summer research opportunities to economically disadvantaged high school students at academic/government/industrial laboratories under the supervision of a mentor. This year, CSW’s SEED program supported 18 high school students from DC, VA and MD schools for their summer research at NIST, Georgetown University, George Washington University and University […]

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Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 18-24, 2015

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator The NCW 2015 theme is “Chemistry Colors Our World”, focusing on the chemistry of food colors and fireworks, rainbows, natural dyes and pigments, and more. The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website (www.acs.org/ncw). Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) NCW campaign reaches millions of people […]

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USPTO—ACS Technology Day a Success

Contributed by Caroline Trupp Gil To assist patent examiners at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) keep current on latest developments in the chemical sciences, OPA staff partnered with members of the ACS Chemical Society of Washington to arrange 5 speakers to participate in a USPTO Technology Day held July 28. Speakers from Case Western Reserve, Bristol Myers Squibb, the University of […]

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Now Accepting Nominations for the CSW Schubert Award

Contributed by Katrice Lippa The Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the Leo Schubert Memorial Award to recognize an outstanding teacher of high school chemistry in the Washington, D.C. area. The award was established in 1979 to honor Dr. Leo Schubert, a chemistry professor at American University who devoted much of his career to […]

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