Christopher Avery

17 posts

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 […]

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 […]

Stories from Sweet Briar: The Closing of Sweet Briar College

On March 3, 2015, the academic world changed. That day, the Board of Directors for Sweet Briar College announced that the college would be closed, citing “insurmountable financial challenges.” The announcement landed with a loud, painful thud on the Sweet Briar community, and the academic community writ large. The closing […]