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Joint CSW/WCDG Meeting Logistics

Date:         Wednesday, October 18 Time:        6:00 p.m. social hour, 7:00 p.m. Presentation Location:    ACS Headquarters, Marvel Hall 1155 16th Street, N.W. – Washington, DC Menu:        Pasta Bar – choice of Bow Tie or Penne Pasta with Marinara or Vodka sauce; caesar salad, garlic bread and cookies RSVP by Noon Monday, October 16 – csw@acs.org  or by phone (messages only: 202-659-2650) Please provide the names […]

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Call for Nominations for CSW Officers, Councilors, and Managers

The annual election of officers, councilors, and managers of the Chemical Society of Washington will be held in November 2017, in accordance with the Bylaws and Standing Rules of the Section. All CSW members are invited and encouraged to submit nominations for the open positions. Self-nomination is acceptable. Elected members have general charge of the business and affairs of the […]

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FBI Laboratory Chief of Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research to Speak at May Meeting

On May 11th, Gene Peters, Chief of Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research at the FBI Laboratory, will speak about the proposed spent nuclear fuel repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Meeting logistics can be found below. Biography Gene Peters is Chief of Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research at the FBI Laboratory.  In this capacity, he leads a team of full-time research […]

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Opportunity to Help UMD Students Attend the Fall ACS National Meeting

This August, the American Chemical Society National Meeting will be hosted in Washington, D.C., and many undergraduate students at the University of Maryland, College Park are excited at the opportunity to attend their first major scientific conference. For the past several years, the ACS student chapter at the University of Maryland has been fortunate enough to financially support members of […]

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Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Updates

Early registration closes April 28th! Register now. 2017 NextGen GreenChem Workshop: Making Green Chemistry Work for You Looking to sharpen your Green Chemistry knowledge and professional skills? The NextGen GreenChem Workshop provides undergraduate and graduate students, as well as post-doctoral scholars, unique opportunities for professional development along with practical examples of green chemistry applications. The workshop is Monday, June 12, 2017 […]

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Chemathon: April 29, 2017

The Thirty-third Annual Chemathon will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The Chemathon is an annual chemistry competition for high school chemistry students in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia.  The Chemathon competition is organized by a committee of area high school chemistry teachers and chemists, and is hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at […]

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Rockville Science Day: April 23, 2017

The 28th annual Rockville Science Day will take place on Sunday, April 23, 2017.  Held annually on the Montgomery College campus, Rockville Science Day features a variety of science and technology-related exhibits, activities, games and demos. Activities and exhibits over the 27 years of the program have included rocket-building (and firing), telescope viewing, a travelling planetarium, all kinds of robots, […]

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Hillebrand Prize Call for Nominations

Nominations are invited for the 2017 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the science of chemistry by a member or members of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), the local section of the American Chemical Society. The Hillebrand Prize is the most prestigious honor given each year by CSW and is recognized nationally as a mark of significant […]

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College Chemistry Achievement Awards

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.  The following students received awards: Award Winner School Mentor Pegah Bakhshi Georgetown University Dr. Christian Wolf Sarah Burkhard American University Stefano Costanzi Savanna Castello George Mason University Robert Honeychuck […]

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Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Coming to Reston this June

The 21st Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI), will be held on June 13-15, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Va. In other words…GC&E 2017 is happening in your backyard! We encourage you to take this opportunity to engage, network, and learn more about green chemistry and engineering. […]

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