Category Archives: CSW Original Articles

A Fresh Perspective on an Old City

By Matthew Finn Having grown up in Connecticut, I have had several opportunities to visit Boston when I was younger.  Although the city was familiar to me, coming here for the ACS conference gave me a fresh perspective on the city. Since Washington, D.C. is (relatively) close to Boston, my group and I decided to make the trip by car.  […]

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The City and the Science

By Elikplim Adaba I attended the meeting in San Francisco last fall, and since Boston was my second ACS experience, I was more prepared this time around. The secret to any ACS meeting, I have found, is not only attending the talks (both professional and technical), but also experiencing the host city. I booked my flight and accommodation to enable […]

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A New Hope for Sweet Briar College

By Jill Granger, Former Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Chemistry On the days that followed the Board of Directors’ announcement that Sweet Briar College was slated to close, I was gripped with following Facebook and watching my inbox blow up with messages from around the world. I felt the global Sweet Briar community collectively shudder that day. […]

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Evidence of Things Not Seen

It’s October, which means fall has arrived, Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s Blindness Awareness Month, or Meet the Blind Month. October is also National Disability Employment Awareness Month. An extra bonus is that 2015 is the 25th anniversary year of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, which continues to break down barriers for disabled persons seeking […]

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