Tag Archives: YCC

CSW Wins Two 2015 ChemLuminary Awards

At the 250th National Meeting in Boston, the Chemical Society of Washington won two ChemLuminary Awards for CSW’s outstanding work with young chemists in 2014. The ChemLuminary Awards, given by various bodies within ACS, are some of the highest awards ACS can bestow on local sections. They are given to sections who have shown leadership and the highest quality work. […]

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Anacostia Environmental Youth Summit a Success

By Ajay Mallia & Richard Goodman CSW-Younger Chemists Committee and CSW-Environmental and Sustainability committee participated in an outreach event at Anacostia Environmental Youth Summit (AEYS, organized by District Department of Environment (DDOE)) on May 29, 2015 at Anacostia Park, Washington DC. This year 381 school students (from grades 4 to 8) from different DC schools participated in this event. These participants […]

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CSW Member Featured on ABC 7 News Segment: Harris’ Heroes

From ABC7: DAYTON, Md. (WJLA) — Students at a Maryland elementary school are giving up their recess to learn science. The “Chemistry Club” is held only once a month, but it’s already having an impact. At Dayton Oaks Elementary School in Howard County, budding young chemists are getting instructions for their next experiment. They will test whether certain certain household […]

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‘You Be The Chemist’ Challenge a Huge Success

CSW-Younger Chemists Committee organized the “You Be The Chemist” (YBTC) Arlington/Fairfax Challenge in collaboration with the Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) and Marymount University’s Biology Department. The Arlington/Fairfax Challenge was held at the Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University on Saturday February 28, 2015. YBTC, one of the Chemical Educational Foundation’s biggest programs, is an academic question-and-answer competition with a format similar […]

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You be the Chemist Challenge on February 28, 2015

Contributed by Dr. Deana Jaber, CSW-YCC Co-chair Marymount University’s biology department, in collaboration with the Chemical Educational Foundation and the CSW-YCC committee, is hosting a chemistry challenge for middle school students from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 in the Reinsch Library Auditorium. “You Be the Chemist” is a question-and-answer competition for grades five through eight with a […]

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YCC Event on 2/24: Chemistry on the Silver Screen

Contributed by Ajay Mallia, YCC Co-chair Please join CSW’s Younger Chemists Committee on February 24th for a group viewing of Chemistry on the Silver Screen, a webinar being held by the ACS Webinars Program. CSW’s YCC is sponsoring a networking event prior to the webinar, and encourage you to attend from one of three locations: Marymount University, Georgetown University, or […]

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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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YCC November Update

‘Speaking Simply’ Webinar Was A Great Success The CSW Younger Chemists Committee participated in the webinar “Speaking Simply: Communicating Your Science” on October 7, 2014, from three different locations: Virginia (Marymount University), Maryland (University of Maryland, College Park), and Washington, DC (Georgetown University) and it was a big success. The event was moderated by Dr. David Harwell, (Assistant Director, ACS […]

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