Daily Archives: March 16, 2017

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College Chemistry Achievement Awards

The College Chemistry Achievement Awards are presented annually by the Chemical Society of Washington to the outstanding seniors majoring in chemistry and biochemistry from each of the area colleges and universities.  The following students received awards: Award Winner School Mentor Pegah Bakhshi Georgetown University Dr. Christian Wolf Sarah Burkhard American […]

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Coming to Reston this June

The 21st Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI), will be held on June 13-15, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Va. In other words…GC&E 2017 is happening in your backyard! We encourage you to take this opportunity to […]

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2017: “Chemistry Helps Feed the World”

Earth Day was first officially recognized on April 22, 1970 as a way to demonstrate support for a healthy environment, raise awareness about environmental issues, and remind people that we all need to contribute to a sustainable planet.   For years, chemists have been promoting a better world through recyclable plastics, […]

Two Local Project SEED Fellows Received Project SEED Scholarships for 2016-2017

The American Chemical Society Committee on Project SEED has announced the winners of its 2016–17 college scholarships. The recipients, who were selected from participants in ACS’s Project SEED research program, received one-year, non-renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to help cover tuition and fees during their freshman year of college. The […]