Schubert Award

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The Leo Schubert Memorial Award to recognize an outstanding teacher of high school chemistry in the Washington, D.C. area. The award was established in 1979 to honor Dr. Leo Schubert, a chemistry professor at American University who devoted much of his career to developing programs for high school teachers and students.

*Deadline Extended Until November 30th*: Call for Nominations for the Hillebrand and Schubert Awards

The nomination deadline for the Hillebrand Award and Schubert Award has been extended to November 30, 2019.  Nomination applications will be accepted during the entire month of November. Call for Nominations: William F. Hillebrand Prize Nominations are invited for the 2019 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the […]

Call for Nominations: Hillebrand, Gordon, & Schubert Awards

Call for Nominations: William F. Hillebrand Prize Nominations are invited for the 2019 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the science of chemistry by a member or members of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), the local section of the American Chemical Society. The Hillebrand Prize is the […]

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 […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Hillebrand and Schubert Award Winners

CSW is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Hillebrand Prize:  Professor Lyle Isaacs Professor Isaacs is in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland. He is recognized for his excellent work in elucidating the remarkable molecular recognition properties of cucurbit[n]uril-type molecular containers and demonstrating […]

Brita Johannessen-Kluk and Tiffany Ann Reid Reddinger Receive the CSW 2015 Schubert Award for High School Teaching

Brita Johannessen-Kluk The co-recipient of the 2015 Leo Schubert Memorial Award for outstanding teaching of high school chemistry is Brita Johannessen-Kluk, Chemistry Teacher at Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland. She joined the faculty at Norwest High School in 2006. Ms. Johannessen-Kluk received her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Secondary […]