Category Archives: CSW Events

Hillebrand Prize Recipient Stephen A. Wise to Speak at April Meeting

On April 26, 2016 Dr. Stephen A. Wise, Senior Analytical Chemist and Program Coordinator for Food and Nutrition within the Chemical Sciences Division of NIST, will receive the 2015 Hillebrand Prize and be the featured speaker for the evening. Logistical details can be found on the next page. The selection of the recipient of the Hillebrand prize, the highest award […]

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83rd Retired Chemists Group Luncheon

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Alfio’s La Tratoria Restaurant 4515 Willard Ave., Chevy Chase, MD   Social: (no- host bar): 11:30 am – 12:00 noon Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Speaker: 1:15 – 2:00 pm   Speaker: Robert Luskin, Attorney Subject: “What do Lance Armstrong and Karl Rove have in Common?”   Abstract From Abscam to Benghazi, every few years, Washington falls victim to scandal derangement syndrome, with obsessive, 24/7 coverage of whatever has captured the imagination.  Mr. Luskin will discuss modern Washington scandals and […]

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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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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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31st Annual Chemathon To Take Place 4/30

The Thirty-first Annual Chemathon will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016.  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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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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January Dinner Meeting: Tackling Grand Challenges in Chemistry

Origins of life; the fundamental nature of the chemical bond; chemistry of the brain; designing molecules for materials and function and then to be able to make them—these are only a few of the grand challenges facing chemists.  Join Dr. Kathy Covert, Program Director for the NSF Division of Chemistry primarily assigned to the Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI), to […]

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Joint WCDG/CSW Meeting, 12/16

On December 16, 2015, CSW and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group will hold a joint meeting at the US Pharmacopeia. Details about the meeting can be found on the WCDG website. Speaker: Ronald E. Majors, LCGC North America, West Chester, PA Title: Top Ten HPLC/UPLC Column Myths Abstract: In any field there are often “misconceptions” or “myths” that are perpetuated […]

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