CSW Events

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Celebrate National Chemistry Week October 16-22, 2016: “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry!”

Contributed by Kim Morehouse, CSW NCW Coordinator   The NCW 2016 theme is “Solving Mysteries through Chemistry”, focusing on the science behind the use of chemistry in forensics.  The electronic version of the Celebrating Chemistry Newsletter is available from the ACS website (www.acs.org/ncw). Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) […]

CSW Bylaw Revisions: Please Review and Vote by November 15th!

The Chemical Society of Washington has drafted new bylaws for approval by the membership.  CSW’s current bylaws were adopted in 2005 and in the intervening 14 years much of its terminology and many of its provisions have either become outdated or have drifted out of harmony with expected practice for […]

Join us for the CSW Dinner Meeting – Thursday, October 10, 2019

Join us on Thursday, October 10th, for the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) dinner meeting. Dr. Janice Reutt-Robey, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, will present on “Marvelous Metals: Critical Elements for Energy & Nanotechnology” Meeting LogisticsDate: Thursday, October 10, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour          […]

CSW-WCC at the STEM Innovation Spark Her Conference 2019

On May 18, 2019, CSW’s Women’s Chemist Committee performed two chemistry demonstrations with middle school girls in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The event was sponsored by STEMisHER, it included mathematics, robotics computer science, and medicine. STEMisHER is a conference which brings women leaders in STEM and middle-school girls together to provide […]

Mark your calendars! CSW Dinner Meeting Dates Announced for October -December 2019

CSW Dinner Meeting – Thursday, October 10, 2019 Location:  Department of Chemistry Atrium – University of Maryland Topic:        NCW Theme “Marvelous Metals” Speaker:   Dr. Janice Reutt-Robey, Professor and Chair,                    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland CSW and WCDG Joint Dinner Meeting – Thursday, November 14, […]

Green Chemistry on Tap Pub Crawl

Discussion Theme: Personal Development through Professional Organizations When: 6 – 9 P.M. Thursday, June 13th Where: Jackson’s, 11927 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-chemistry-on-tap-pub-crawl-tickets-63082017011 Join like-minded professionals from around the world who are attending the joint 23rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference and 9th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry […]

May 9th Dinner Meeting – “Chemists in a Library: Paper Preservation at the Library of Congress”

Join us on Thursday, May 9th, for the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) dinner meeting. Andrew R. Davis, Ph.D., ChemistPreservation Research and Testing DivisionLibrary of Congress “Chemists in a Library:Paper Preservation at the Library of Congress” BiographyDr. Andrew R. Davis is a chemist and polymer scientist in Library of Congress’s […]

**Date Change** April 22nd Science Café – How Chemistry Directs the District’s Water Quality Program

Please join the CSW for a Science Café Event, a chance to discuss science and technology issues with experts set in the casual atmosphere of a DC restaurant! Join Jeffery Seltzer, Acting Deputy Director of the Natural Resources Administration at the DC Department of Energy and Environment for an overview of the District’s water […]

CSW Members Honored at March Dinner Meeting

Dr. Lyle Isaacs was presented with the 2018 Hillebrand Prize for his elucidation of the remarkable molecular recognition properties of cucurbit[n]uril-type molecular containers and demonstration of their biomedical application as solubilizing excipients and reversal agents. Following the dinner, Dr. Isaacs presented his talk “Cucurbit[n]uril Molecular Containers: From Basic Science to […]