Monthly Archives: December 2015

January Dinner Meeting: Tackling Grand Challenges in Chemistry

Origins of life; the fundamental nature of the chemical bond; chemistry of the brain; designing molecules for materials and function and then to be able to make them—these are only a few of the grand challenges facing chemists.  Join Dr. Kathy Covert, Program Director for the NSF Division of Chemistry primarily assigned to the Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI), to […]

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2016 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 15, 2016: A cover letter stating how and why attending this ACS meeting […]

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CSW Illustrated Poem Winners

By Kim Morehouse, NCW Coordinator Once again, CSW participated in the National Chemistry Week illustrated poem contest. Four entries from CSW were chosen as the local section winners for each category, and were forwarded to ACS to participate in the national contest. The national contest winners and their entries can be viewed on the ACS website at http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/outreach/ncw/ncw-illustrated-poem-contest/2015-winners.html. The local […]

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Joint WCDG/CSW Meeting, 12/16

On December 16, 2015, CSW and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group will hold a joint meeting at the US Pharmacopeia. Details about the meeting can be found on the WCDG website. Speaker: Ronald E. Majors, LCGC North America, West Chester, PA Title: Top Ten HPLC/UPLC Column Myths Abstract: In any field there are often “misconceptions” or “myths” that are perpetuated […]

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