Tag Archives: CSW President

Message from the President: April

Contributed by Dennis Chamot, CSW President At the time this is being written (mid-March), it is still unsettled as to who will be the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates in November.  What can be said, though, is that the process for choosing the candidates has been rough, very expensive, and occasionally, embarrassing to our national image around the world.  Much […]

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Message from the President: February

Contributed by Dennis Chamot, CSW President The January CSW membership meeting featured an interactive session with Dr. Kathy Covert, who oversees the NSF’s Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI).  She led a stimulating discussion of Grand Challenges for Chemistry.  CCI supports scientific exploration of complex, fundamental issues (e.g., determining the chemical nature of memory and consciousness), and of course, much of […]

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CSW Past President Kate Hughes Saluted for Excellence

Salutes to Excellence is a recognition award that gives ACS members an opportunity to underscore outstanding accomplishments, achievements or service for individuals who have made a positive impact on everyday life. Since the program began in 2000, more than 500 honorees have received Salutes to Excellence awards. CSW’s past president Kate Hughes was recently awarded a Salute to Excellence award for […]

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Have You Started Preparing for National Chemistry Week?

Mark your calendars: National Chemistry Week is October 18-24, 2015! National Chemistry Week is an annual event, which unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life. By celebrating NCW, we can reach the public, particularly elementary and secondary school children, with positive messages about chemistry. The theme for 2015 […]

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Majoring in Chemistry: What’s Next?

If you’re interested in securing a career after graduation, you’ve already taken the first important step. Majoring in Chemistry or a related fields positions you to enter a dynamic and diverse career field. Whether you are interested in academia, industry, government or elsewhere, you have both options and opportunities. In fact, in 2014, the American Chemical Society reported that the […]

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