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Bucket List Achievement Unlocked

By Karina Herrera-Guzman Traveling is an obsession of mine. Since I started to study chemistry as an undergraduate student, I always dreamed about the possibility of traveling. I had heard that science gave you that opportunity. Science isn’t only about exploring the basis of knowledge; it’s also about exploring different cultures […]

Success at CSW Scientific Writing and Presentation Workshop

By Ajay Mallia Project SEED participants had a rare treat in August when the CSW-SEED committee organized a scientific writing and presentation workshop for them. The goal of the workshop was help empower Project SEED participants to learn to effectively communicate the science they were researching. CSW’s Project SEED program […]

What Can You Do With Your Chemistry Degree?

Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mallia On August 1, 2015, CSW’s Project SEED and Education committees organized a career seminar for CSW’s Project SEED fellows. The Project SEED program provides opportunities for economically disadvantaged high school students to do summer internships in chemistry-related research programs under the supervision of a mentor. The2015 […]

2015 CSW-Project SEED Summer Research Program Report

Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mallia Started in 1968, ACS’ Project SEED program provides summer research opportunities to economically disadvantaged high school students at academic/government/industrial laboratories under the supervision of a mentor. This year, CSW’s SEED program supported 18 high school students from DC, VA and MD schools for their summer […]

Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 18-24, 2015

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator The NCW 2015 theme is “Chemistry Colors Our World”, focusing on the chemistry of food colors and fireworks, rainbows, natural dyes and pigments, and more. The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website (www.acs.org/ncw). Each year the […]