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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 […]

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2024 Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) Illustrated Poem Contest!

As part of CCEW 2024, students from grades K-12 were invited to share their interpretation of this year’s theme, “Get a Charge Out of Chemistry”, in the form of illustrated poems. Winners qualified for the national contest via ACS local sections. Grades 3-5 Regional winner: Siyona D. Grades 6-8 Regional […]

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Workshop Available – “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture”- June 30, 2024, 2:00-5:30 p.m. ET

We are excited to announce the upcoming ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety Virtual Workshop “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture”, scheduled for Sunday, June 30, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM ET, and will be hosted via Zoom. We kindly request your support in spreading the word about […]

Rockville Science Day 2024 – a huge success!

The Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) celebrated “Chemists Celebrate Earth Week”- CCEW 2024, during the annual Rockville Science Day event on Sunday, April 21, between noon to 5 pm, at Montgomery College, Rockville Campus.  The event was a huge success!  According to the Rockville Science Center Organization 3500 people attended […]

Join us for NMR Community Happy Hour and Trivia – May 2, 2024, 5-7p, in Rockville

DATE:                        Thursday, May 2, 2024 TIME:                        5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Happy Hour — stay for Trivia, starting at 7p WHERE:                   Clear Skies Meadery – 15201 Display Ct, Rockville, MD 20850 WHO SHOULD       From trainees to staff to PIs… from academia to government to industry…ATTEND: ALL ARE WELCOME! RSVP:                       Not necessary, just join in if you […]

Call for Nominations for CSW Officers/Councilors/Managers – 2024

SUBMIT NOMINATION FORM TO [email protected] LATER THAN AUGUST 15, 2024 — download form The annual election of Officers, Councilors, and Managers-At-Large of the Chemical Society of Washington will be held in October/November 2024 in accordance with the Bylaws and Standing Rules of the Section. All eligible CSW Members are invited and encouraged to […]

Call for Nominations for the 2024 William F. Hillebrand Prize – applications due November 15, 2024

Nominations are being accepted for the 2024 Hillebrand Prize Award.  The deadline to submit a nomination is November 15, 2024. Nominations are invited for the 2024 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 […]

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Recording Available — CSW Dinner Meeting – May 23, 2024 – featuring “Astrochemistry: Exploring our Cosmic Chemical Origins”

View the recording Meeting Logistics Date:          Thursday, May 23, 2024 Time:          6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour                    6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Speaker Presentation Location:   ACS Headquarters – Marvel Hall / Othmer Hall                    1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC Menu: Meal will be catered by W. Millar & Co. and […]

Calling High School Students to write an article for ChemMatters – in conjunction with MARM 2024. The Chemagination competition will take place on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

For this event, high school students are asked to imagine that they are living 25 years in the future and have been invited to write an article for ChemMatters, a magazine for high school students that focuses on the role of chemistry in everyday life.  In addition to the article, […]

Call for Nominations for the 2024 Charles L. Gordon Award – Submissions Due November 15, 2024

Named after Charles Gordon for his years of service as managing editor of the Capital Chemist, the Charles L. Gordon Memorial Award is given in recognition of exemplary service by a CSW member to the profession of chemistry, to the science of chemistry, and/or to the Chemical Society of Washington. Nominations […]