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Summary of December 2022 Volunteer Event: CSW Members Helping DC Families this Holiday Season

December 9, 2022 The Chemical Society of Washington would like to thank all the volunteers that came out and helped make this holiday season successful for many families in need. Many volunteers helped to prepare holiday gifts for over 7,000 families across D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. We hope you will […]

CSW Member Publication Submission

We would like to highlight the work of CSW Members’ accomplishments in terms of publications, book chapters, an op-ed, reports, and presentations at local/national/international meetings. If you had such contributions during 2022 (January to present date), please complete the Google form using the link below. Note that submission does not […]

Congratulations to ACS Members celebrating 50, 60 and 70 Years in 2022

The Chemical Society of Washington congratulates the members of the American Chemical Society who have reached their 50th, 60th, and 70th membership anniversary in 2022! It is a pleasure to recognize this milestone and to acknowledge your contributions to the success of the ACS. View our Recognized Members! Historically, to celebrate […]

ICYMI: Recording of 2023 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Webinar Available

A recording of the Sept. 28, 2022, webinar to educate stakeholders on the Green Chemistry Challenge Awards’ nomination process is now available. This webinar, hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), reviewed the history of the awards, eligibility requirements, and what is needed to submit a nomination. The webinar […]

Applications are now being accepted: CSW Student Travel Award.

The ACS National Meeting for Spring 2023 will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 26-30, 2023.  This will be a hybrid event – in-person and virtual. ———————————————————-The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a student travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to the Spring 2023 […]

CSW Virtual Meeting – November 16, 2022 6:30 p.m. ET – “Chemical Commercialization: What to Know about Federal Regulations” – recording is now available

Program Description This program will address the federal regulations at issue in chemical commercialization, from R&D to commercial sales.  For example, laboratory synthesis of chemicals is regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act, if synthesis is conducted with the goal of eventually commercializing the substance produced.  If you are engaged […]

Celebrating Young Scientists & Their Hard Work: CSW Project SEED Culminating Poster Session August 20th 2022

On the Morning of Saturday August 20th, the CSW Project SEED Committee hosted the Culminating Poster Session at ACS Headquarters Washington, DC to recognize our four talented Project SEED students. The SEED students presented their research posters to the 20 attendees from across the DMV. Central pictures within the collage […]

History of HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established after the Civil War to provide African Americans with access to a full education. Cheyney University, the first HBCU, was founded in 1837 by Richard Humphreys to teach African Americans skills for employment. Thereafter, most were created by philanthropist and free blacks. […]