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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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Deadline Extended: Washington Academy of Sciences Award Nominations

The Washington Academy of Sciences Awards Committee has requested an extension to accept more nominations for WAS awards, so we are extending the deadline to submit an award nomination until Friday March 17th!   The award nomination form can be found here: http://www.washacadsci.org/activities-and-events/awards/latest-awards/   Be sure to include a CV of the nominee as part of the packet. Please send your completed […]

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Brita Johannessen-Kluk and Tiffany Ann Reid Reddinger Receive the CSW 2015 Schubert Award for High School Teaching

Brita Johannessen-Kluk The co-recipient of the 2015 Leo Schubert Memorial Award for outstanding teaching of high school chemistry is Brita Johannessen-Kluk, Chemistry Teacher at Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland. She joined the faculty at Norwest High School in 2006. Ms. Johannessen-Kluk received her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Secondary Education in 2006 from the University of Maryland. She received […]

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Jennifer Young Tanir Receives the CSW 2015 Charles L. Gordon Award

The recipient of the 2015 Charles L. Gordon Award is Dr. Jennifer Young Tanir. The award is given in recognition of exemplary service by a CSW member to the profession of chemistry, chemists, and the Chemical Society of Washington. It is named after Charles Gordon for his years of service as managing editor of the Capital Chemist. Dr. Tanir is […]

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Kim Morehouse receives ACS 2016 Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year Award

In an effort to recognize the immeasurable outreach efforts made by local section volunteers, the Committee of Community Activities (CCA) has established the “Local Section Outreach Volunteers of the Year” recognition program. CSW Councilor Kim Morehouse was recently awarded a Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year award from ACS for his outreach involvement within the CSW local section. Kim, […]

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Hillebrand Prize Nominations Now Open

Nominations are invited for the 2015 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the science of chemistry by a member or members of the CSW. The Hillebrand Prize is the most prestigious honor given each year by CSW and is recognized nationally as a mark of significant accomplishment in chemistry. The Hillebrand Prize originated in 1924 and is named […]

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The Hillebrand Prize: The Supreme Court of Chemistry

By Lisa Greenhouse, NIST Historian The annual Hillebrand Prize of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), awarded for original contributions to the science of chemistry by member(s) of CSW, is named for William F. Hillebrand (1853-1925), one of Washington’s most distinguished chemists. Hillebrand achieved such stature during his career in Washington, first with the Geological Survey and then with the Bureau of […]

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Hillebrand Prize 2013 – Mike Doyle

Michael P. (Mike) Doyle is distinguished for his contributions to asymmetric catalysis and metal carbene transformations, for providing basic understanding to nitrosyl chemistry that includes the biochemical reactions of nitrites and nitrogen oxides, and for his research in physical organic chemistry and synthetic method development.  He began his research at Hope College in Michigan with nitrosyl chemistry, discovering the applications […]

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