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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 […]

Have You Started Preparing for National Chemistry Week?

Mark your calendars: National Chemistry Week is October 18-24, 2015! National Chemistry Week is an annual event, which unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life. By celebrating NCW, we can reach the public, particularly elementary and secondary school […]

Deadline Extended! Invitation for Applications to Project SEED

Contributed by Ajay Mallia (Chair, CSW-SEED committee)   **DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications due May 15th, noon**   For the past 45 years, ACS’ Project SEED has helped thousands of disadvantaged high school students who historically lack exposure to scientific careers by giving them an opportunity to conduct research at academic, industrial, […]