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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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MARM 2017 Call for Papers

The call for papers for the 2017 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM) has been issued. The meeting will take place June 4-6 at the Hershey Lodge, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Details, including names and contact information for program and session chairs, can be found on the meeting website (http://marm2017.sites.acs.org/). The final program summary will be published in C&EN in the spring; […]

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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 2017 theme, “Chemistry Helps Feed the World.” This year’s theme looks at the impact of chemistry on soil and […]

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2017: “Chemistry Helps Feed the World”

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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