Yearly Archives: 2021

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CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest – Deadline is Sunday, May 2nd

As part of the Chemists Celebrate Earth Day activities, the American Chemical Society is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12 grades.  Students are asked to write and illustrate a poem using the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2021 theme, “Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry.” This year’s […]

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week – April 19-24, 2021

Theme: “Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry” For years, chemists have been promoting a better world through recyclable plastics, cleaner-burning fuels, phosphate-free detergents, environmental monitoring, and green chemistry initiatives. To promote the positive role that chemistry plays in the world, ACS established the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) public awareness campaign. […]

Highlights from the Graduate Student Experience: Panel Discussion – February 23, 2021

On February 23rd, many students registered and attended the panel discussion focused on the graduate student experience. The student panel provided a lot of key points and takeaways from the discussion, including, but not limited to; how great graduate school is, but also hard; therapy is common and recommended; imposter […]

CSW Virtual Meeting, February 24, 2021

The February 24, 2021 CSW meeting featured presentation of the College Chemistry Achievement Awards to ten deserving students.  The Awards are presented annually by the Chemical Society of Washington to outstanding seniors majoring in chemistry and biochemistry from each of the area colleges and universities.  Each student received a certificate […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair – March 13-20, 2021 (Virtual Event)

You are invited and encouraged to participate in the Fairfax County Regional Science & Engineering Fair. It is a great opportunity to support the science fair and the students who have worked long and hard on their projects. Below are some key dates/deadlines: ·         March 8-12 – project list and abstracts […]

CSW Meeting February 24, 2021, featuring the College Chemistry Achievement Awards and a presentation By Dr. Carole Bewley on structure-function insights from screening Marine natural products

February 24, 2021 – 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. (ET)5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Presentation of the College Chemistry Achievement Awards5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Presentation by Dr. Carole Bewley followed by Q&A This will be a Zoom meeting. There is no charge to attend, but you must register in advance. Register Now […]