Tag Archives: National Meeting

Opportunity to Help UMD Students Attend the Fall ACS National Meeting

This August, the American Chemical Society National Meeting will be hosted in Washington, D.C., and many undergraduate students at the University of Maryland, College Park are excited at the opportunity to attend their first major scientific conference. For the past several years, the ACS student chapter at the University of Maryland has been fortunate enough to financially support members of […]

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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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Invitation: Participate in the ACS PRES Symposium on Chemical Employment

Many articles in the Capital Chemist have focused on the challenge of employment and careers. Incoming ACS President Donna Nelson has instituted a Task Force to look into exactly that issue. Recently, President-Elect Nelson reached out to the Capital Chemist with the following invitation to participate in an upcoming symposium on chemical employment. I encourage anyone with interest to participate! […]

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Bucket List Achievement Unlocked

By Karina Herrera-Guzman Traveling is an obsession of mine. Since I started to study chemistry as an undergraduate student, I always dreamed about the possibility of traveling. I had heard that science gave you that opportunity. Science isn’t only about exploring the basis of knowledge; it’s also about exploring different cultures and networking with different disciplines. We do that because it […]

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Travel Grants to the ACS National Meeting: Apply Now

The ACS National Meetings are a unique experience. These biannual conferences bring together a massive gathering of chemists from all over the world to discuss their research and highlight the chemical experience. The Chemical Society of Washington wants to empower you to share in that experience. To do that, CSW offers a competitive student travel award to help members participate. […]

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News from National: Actions of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the Executive arm of ACS governance and leadership. At each National Meeting, the Board provides a report to the ACS Council on their actions, and CSW Councilors report back afterward.   CSW Councilors Report – Actions of the Board of Directors John M. Malin The Board’s Executive Session The Board’s Committees The Board of Directors […]

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