Monthly Archives: March 2016

Extended: MARM 2016 Call for Abstracts

The 44th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting is open and ready to receive abstract submissions. The meeting will be held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY, June 9 – 12, 2016.   Below are important deadlines and meeting information. Important Deadlines Abstracts Open:  January 11 Abstracts Close to Authors:  March 28 Acceptance Notices:  April 27 Submit your […]

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CCED Illustrated Poem Contest

As part of the Chemists Celebrate Earth Day activities, the American Chemical Society is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12 grades.  Students are asked to write and illustrate a poem using the Chemists Celebrate Earth Day 2016 theme, “The Great Indoors—Your Home’s Ecosystem!”  The illustrated poems should relate to indoor air, water, indoor plants, mold […]

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Brita Johannessen-Kluk and Tiffany Ann Reid Reddinger Receive the CSW 2015 Schubert Award for High School Teaching

Brita Johannessen-Kluk The co-recipient of the 2015 Leo Schubert Memorial Award for outstanding teaching of high school chemistry is Brita Johannessen-Kluk, Chemistry Teacher at Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland. She joined the faculty at Norwest High School in 2006. Ms. Johannessen-Kluk received her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Secondary Education in 2006 from the University of Maryland. She received […]

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Undergraduates Honored at February Dinner Meeting

The following students were honored at the February CSW Dinner Meeting:   Last Name FirstName School Augustine Kyle F. University of Maryland, Coillege Park Bible Michael S. American University Fisher Richard The George Washington University Kabirpour Armita George Mason University McDonough William P. The Catholic University of America Osunsade Adewola University of the District of Columbia Skorski Matthew R. American […]

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4th USA Science & Engineering Festival: 4/16-17

The USA Science & Engineering Festival will take place April 16-17, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  The mission of the Science & Engineering Festival is to re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by producing and presenting the most compelling, exciting, educational, and entertaining science festival in the United States.  […]

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March Dinner Meeting:  Are Chemists Too Shy For Their Own Good?

Madeleine Jacobs, former CEO and Executive Director of ACS, and former Editor-in-Chief of Chemical and Engineering News, spent nearly 45 years communicating science to the public and advocating with policymakers.  Join this dynamic speaker in a talk and discussion about how we can do a better job of engaging the public and policymakers in supporting research and development and STEM […]

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED)

Earth Day was first officially recognized on April 22, 1970 as a way to demonstrate support for a healthy environment, raise awareness about environmental issues, and remind people that we all need to contribute to a sustainable planet.   For years, chemists have been promoting a better world through recyclable plastics, cleaner-burning fuels, phosphate-free detergents, environmental monitoring, and green chemistry initiatives. […]

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Volunteer Needed to Proctor CSW National Chemistry Olympiad Exam

One or two volunteers are needed to help proctor the CSW U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Examination for high school students to be given on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Germantown Campus of Montgomery College. This is a three-part exam with student registration at 8:30 am followed by the first part of the exam at 9 am. The third part […]

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Jennifer Young Tanir Receives the CSW 2015 Charles L. Gordon Award

The recipient of the 2015 Charles L. Gordon Award is Dr. Jennifer Young Tanir. The award is given in recognition of exemplary service by a CSW member to the profession of chemistry, chemists, and the Chemical Society of Washington. It is named after Charles Gordon for his years of service as managing editor of the Capital Chemist. Dr. Tanir is […]

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