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Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 16-22, 2016: “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry!”

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator   The NCW 2016 theme is “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry”, focusing on the science behind the use of chemistry in forensics.  The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website (www.acs.org/ncw). Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) NCW campaign reaches millions of people with positive messages about […]

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CSW Illustrated Poem Winners

By Kim Morehouse, NCW Coordinator Once again, CSW participated in the National Chemistry Week illustrated poem contest. Four entries from CSW were chosen as the local section winners for each category, and were forwarded to ACS to participate in the national contest. The national contest winners and their entries can be viewed on the ACS website at http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/outreach/ncw/ncw-illustrated-poem-contest/2015-winners.html. The local […]

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Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 18-24, 2015

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator The NCW 2015 theme is “Chemistry Colors Our World”, focusing on the chemistry of food colors and fireworks, rainbows, natural dyes and pigments, and more. The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website (www.acs.org/ncw). Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) NCW campaign reaches millions of people […]

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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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April Dinner Meeting: ACS Executive Director Tom Connelly

Please join the CSW on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 for a dinner meeting featuring Dr. Thomas Connelly, the new Executive Director of the American Chemical Society. The meeting will also feature the presentation of the 2015 Local Section Volunteer of the Year Award to Professor Nevart N. Tahmazian of Montgomery College. Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Time: 6:00 pm social […]

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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 Week-themed chemistry demonstrations presented by the UMD-ACS students affiliates (UMD-SAACS) […]

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