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Virtual CSW Meeting “Leveraging the Chemistry Classroom for Impact” with Chidi Duru, PhD., NBCT – December 14th, 6 P.M.

Chidi Duru, PhD., NBCT National Board Certified Chemistry/Science Teacher, Science Department Chair Crossland High School (Prince George’s County Public Schools) “Leveraging the Chemistry Classroom for Impact” Virtual CSW Meeting December 14, 2022 – 6:00-7:00 ET The Chemical Society of Washington would like to congratulate Dr. Chidi Duru on earning the […]

Applications Open for CSW Student Travel Award for Spring ACS National Meeting

Applications are now being accepted: CSW Student Travel Award National ACS Meeting – Spring 2023 Indianapolis, Indiana – March 26-30, 2023 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 […]

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 […]

Thank You from the Committee on Minority Affairs

The Committee on Minority Affairs would like to thank everyone for submitting for National HBCUWeek! It was amazing to see and get to know members of CSW and spotlight them and their HBCU.Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) helped Black Americans pursue professional careers,earn graduate degrees, and advance their education […]

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. […]

Congratulations to Dr. Raychelle Burks – 2022 ACS Fellow

ACS announced 45 new fellows, honored for their contributions to science. CSW Member Raychelle Burks was among 2022’s honorees. Congratulations Dr. Burks! https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/programs/Announcing-2022-ACS-fellows/100/i27?utm_source=mostread&utm_medium=mostread&utm_campaign=CEN Raychelle Burks Ph.D. Associate Professor of Chemistry American University