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CSW Project SEED Career Seminar

CSW held a Career Seminar for the Project SEED Fellows on August 12th.  The panel included five CSW chemists:  Joseph Duran, Cardinal Health; Julius Green I, Ph.D., Executive Director of Empowerment Enterprise II and adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College; LaKesha Perry, Physical Science/Engineering Technician in the Inorganic Materials […]

CSW Establishes Senior Chemists Committee

Contributed by Joe Antonucci, Chair, Senior Chemists Committee As you may know, the Retired Chemist Group (RCG) was established in 1988 to provide social and professional engagement for CSW members who are retired.  Recently, the RCG has been unable to adequately serve this population due to several factors, including the […]

Project SEED Supports 10 Local Students

Project SEED provides support for summer research internships, pairing high school students with a scientist in a laboratory setting. The mission of Project SEED is to assure that students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds have opportunities to experience the challenges and rewards of chemically-related sciences.  We had yet another successful group […]

National Chemistry Week 2017: Chemistry Rocks!

Celebrating 30 years of National Chemistry Week.  This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Chemistry Week.  This year’s theme is “Chemistry Rocks!”, focusing on geochemistry.  You will learn more about gemstones and the interesting world of rocks and minerals in this year’s issue of Celebrating Chemistry.  The electronic version […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is recruiting volunteers (called Ambassadors) to work with museum visitors in Spark!Lab, its hands-on invention space for children and families. Unlike traditional classroom-style learning, Spark!Lab is very “curiosity-driven” and there is no […]