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2019 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest – Marvelous Metals

The Chemical Society of Washington Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. View/Download a PDF of the details.   View/Download Contest Entry Form. Contest Deadline: November 1, 2019 Prizes: Chemistry Themed Tee Shirt Contact: Kim Morehouse, kim.morehouse@fda.hhs.gov […]

POSTPONED – USA Science & Engineering Festival – April 24-26, 2020

 Dear USA Science & Engineering Festival Supporters, The health and well-being of our Festival community are of utmost importance to us.  With this in mind, the Festival leadership has made the necessary decision to postpone the April USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF) until further notice.  This postponement includes the […]

CANCELLED: June 12th Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM)

Dear members of the MARM community,  The organizing committee of the 2020 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, that was to be held June 12-13, 2020 at the CUNY Graduate Center and St. John’s University, has been monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Unfortunately, the decision has been made to terminate MARM 2020 in the interest […]

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week – April 19-25, 2020

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week a program of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Theme: “Protecting Our Planet through Chemistry” Earth Day 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the world’s largest environmental movement!  Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) is a community-based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS).  ACS will celebrate Earth […]

CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest – deadline to submit entries is April 27, 2020

As part of the Chemists Celebrate Earth Day activities, the American Chemical Society is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12 grades.  Students are asked to write and illustrate a poem using the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2020 theme, ” Protecting Our Planet through Chemistry.” This […]

CSW presents the annual College Achievement Awards at the February 13th dinner meeting

Congratulations to the ten students who received the College Achievement Awards for this year: Ivy Antunes ( St. Mary’s College of Maryland), Helen Havens Clark (Georgetown University), Deanna Greco (The Catholic University of America), Janelle Junior (The University of the District of Columbia), Favian Liu (American University), Arianna Lopez (American […]

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – Parkland Magnet Middle School STEM Night – March 5, 2020

Parkland will be having its annual STEM night on Thursday, March 5, 2020. We are looking for judges for our science projects and presentation or hands-on exhibits to share information. If you are interested in helping please complete the google form by clicking on the link below. https://forms.gle/p5eKEt87D6h9EYWE9 Thank you […]

Global Women’s Breakfast – February 12, 2020 – Livestream available

We are pleased to invite you to attend the Global Women’s Breakfast on Wednesday, February 12, from 8:30-10:00 AM in Othmer A/B at ACS Headquarters (1155 Sixteenth Street, NW: Washington, DC 20036), with live streaming of the event to those unable to attend in person.   Please register for this event […]

OSA & IEEE Call for Science Fair Judges, Spring 2020

The Optical Society (OSA) and IEEE PhotonicsCall for Science Fair Judges, Spring 2020 Please contact Peter Blake by email(peter.blake@nasa.gov) or phone (202-386-1636) to volunteer.  The National Capital Section of the Optical Society and the IEEE Photonics Society Wash/NVA Chapter are looking for special subject judges in optics and photonics for the […]