Monthly Archives: January 2016

Kim Morehouse receives ACS 2016 Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year Award

In an effort to recognize the immeasurable outreach efforts made by local section volunteers, the Committee of Community Activities (CCA) has established the “Local Section Outreach Volunteers of the Year” recognition program. CSW Councilor Kim Morehouse was recently awarded a Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year award from ACS for his outreach involvement within the CSW local section. Kim, […]

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Undergraduates to be Honored at February Meeting

The College Chemistry Achievement Awards are presented annually by the Chemical Society of Washington to the outstanding seniors majoring in chemistry and biochemistry from each of the area colleges and universities. Meeting Details Thursday, February 11, 2016 University of Maryland Chemistry Building Atrium 6:00 p.m. Social Hour/Check-in/Dinner 7:00 p.m. College Achievement Awards 7:30 p.m. Speaker Presentation/TBA Cost: $28.00 Members & […]

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Message from the President: February

Contributed by Dennis Chamot, CSW President The January CSW membership meeting featured an interactive session with Dr. Kathy Covert, who oversees the NSF’s Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI).  She led a stimulating discussion of Grand Challenges for Chemistry.  CCI supports scientific exploration of complex, fundamental issues (e.g., determining the chemical nature of memory and consciousness), and of course, much of […]

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