Project SEED

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2017 SEED Fellows Present Posters at 245th National ACS Meeting

Project SEED 2017 was another success, with students performing research at University of Maryland – College Park, University of Maryland – Eastern Shore (UMD – ES), University of Maryland – Baltimore County, Georgetown University, George Washington University, and the Library of Congress. The 2017 SEED Fellows presented their research at […]

CSW Project SEED Career Seminar

CSW held a Career Seminar for the Project SEED Fellows on August 12th.  The panel included five CSW chemists:  Joseph Duran, Cardinal Health; Julius Green I, Ph.D., Executive Director of Empowerment Enterprise II and adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College; LaKesha Perry, Physical Science/Engineering Technician in the Inorganic Materials […]

Project SEED Supports 10 Local Students

Project SEED provides support for summer research internships, pairing high school students with a scientist in a laboratory setting. The mission of Project SEED is to assure that students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds have opportunities to experience the challenges and rewards of chemically-related sciences.  We had yet another successful group […]

Project SEED Research Symposium 2016

Contributed by Allison Aldridge, CSW Project SEED Coordinator CSW’s Project SEED program continues to provide chemistry-related research opportunities to economically disadvantaged high school (HS) students in the DC area.  In 2016, 19 fellows completed the program, including four SEED II (returning) fellows.  The students represented Washington DC (Roosevelt HS), and […]

Success at CSW Scientific Writing and Presentation Workshop

By Ajay Mallia Project SEED participants had a rare treat in August when the CSW-SEED committee organized a scientific writing and presentation workshop for them. The goal of the workshop was help empower Project SEED participants to learn to effectively communicate the science they were researching. CSW’s Project SEED program […]

Deadline Extended! Invitation for Applications to Project SEED

Contributed by Ajay Mallia (Chair, CSW-SEED committee)   **DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications due May 15th, noon**   For the past 45 years, ACS’ Project SEED has helped thousands of disadvantaged high school students who historically lack exposure to scientific careers by giving them an opportunity to conduct research at academic, industrial, […]

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 […]