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National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest – submissions due October 24, 2021

Each year as part of National Chemistry Week (NCW) activities, the American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten – 12th grades.   Schools are encouraged to have a contest within the school as part of their classroom studies and submit one entry per grade category.  […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Joseph Antonucci

The Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) remembers a long-time CSW board member, Dr. Joseph Antonucci, who served as CSW President, Councilor, leader of the local Senior Chemists Committee, and beloved mentor. Joseph M. Antonucci passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at his home in Kensington, MD of natural causes. […]

CSW Joint (virtual) Meeting with WCDG – September 15, 2021, 12-1 ET: “Detection of undeclared sweeteners in steviol glycosides by LC/MS”

Please join us for this joint virtual meeting of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group (WCDG). The meeting will be held via Zoom on September 15, 2021, at 12:00 Noon. There is no charge to attend, but you must register in advance. Register Now. Speaker […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Elise Ann Brown

Elise Ann Brown, NIH, USDA scientist Elise Ann Brown, 92, a research pharmacologist at the National Institutes of Health from 1962 to 1979 who then was a toxicologist with the Agriculture Department until her retirement in 2003, died Jan. 4 at her home in McLean, Va. The cause was metastatic pancreatic […]

Recording available from May 13th CSW Meeting – “Methane Production and Emissions in Trees and Forests”

The recording of the May CSW meeting is available here. Patrick Megonigal, Ph.D.Associate Director of ResearchSmithsonian Environmental Research Center “Methane Production and Emissions in Trees and Forests” Abstract: Forest ecosystems are important to managing global climate change because they take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it in wood. […]

CCEW Joint Virtual Event – April 23, 2021, 5:00 p.m. (ET)

A recording is now available for the April 23, 2021 joint virtual event of CSW and the STEM ED Community Club at Montgomery College, Rockville, featuring several students presenting on footprint reduction tools and examples as well as an award winning solar powered energy project. https://montgomerycollege.zoom.us/rec/share/wAMl-IbEyf01b3Qk5kp53gMuZO5pFJndXXenDJ2zS8JRLAxP4wPGPYouc0Ci6eGH.j4VTGv_48SXqu7ye  Access Passcode: B5S@UvgD The […]

Recording Available from April 21st CSW Monthly Meeting : “Leveraging Green Chemistry to Produce Sustainable Materials and Safer Products”

A recording is now available for the April 21, 2021, meeting featuring Martin Mulvihill presenting, “Leveraging Green Chemistry to Produce Sustainable Materials & Safer Products.”  https://american-chemical-society.zoom.us/rec/play/GrTDQGQnT3DwHLdD9gMpFgQXKsdogwXtk1XcpgvxqItt9d7iyU8DDOS5ZhTdcHrYrUiOZMipX2g3Yvb0.zZF1rS0IPz39ZunQ?autoplay=true&startTime=1619020916000 Marty Mulvihill, Ph.D.Co-Founder and Managing PartnerSafer Made “Leveraging Green Chemistry to Produce Sustainable Materials & Safer Products” Speaker Bio Marty Mulvihill is the co-founder […]