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The Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference is Coming This July

By Christina Briddell, ACS Green Chemistry Institute The 19th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, will be held July 14-16, 2015 at the North Bethesda Marriot, N. Bethesda MD. GC&E 2015 is happening in your backyard and we encourage you to take this […]

2014 CSW Student Travel Award Application Process

The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to a National ACS meeting. Eligible expenses include meeting registration and travel expenses, such as airfare and lodging. Applicants should submit the following to CSW (email: csw@acs.org) by January 16, 2015: A […]

Project SEED Research Symposium Held on October 18

Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mallia, Chair, CSW Project SEED committee For the last four decades, Project SEED has provided hands-on scientific research opportunities with a mentor at a research institution to more than 9,000 economically disadvantaged high school students. This year, CSW’s Project SEED program supported 20 high school students […]

National Chemistry Week: Halloween and Mole Day Celebrations

By Dr. Ajay Mallia, Dr. Deana Jaber, and Dr. Joseph Houck, CSW YCC Committee As part of National Chemistry week, the CSW Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) celebrated Mole Day and Halloween on October 23, 2014 at the University of Maryland, College Park. About 40 attendees enjoyed Halloween and National Chemistry […]

APPLY NOW: U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) High School Chemistry Mentor Needed

Sponsored by the American Chemical Society The USNCO seeks a College Chemistry Mentor.  Some of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position are: Preparing students for the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) competition, Helping to conduct a two-week study camp for the nation’s brightest twenty chemistry high school students at […]

YCC November Update

‘Speaking Simply’ Webinar Was A Great Success The CSW Younger Chemists Committee participated in the webinar “Speaking Simply: Communicating Your Science” on October 7, 2014, from three different locations: Virginia (Marymount University), Maryland (University of Maryland, College Park), and Washington, DC (Georgetown University) and it was a big success. The […]