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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 […]

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 […]

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

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 will feature Peruvian […]

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 […]

CSW Dinner Meeting – April 18, 2024 – Featuring a Budget Talk

Meeting Logistics Date:          Thursday, April 18, 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 St. Germain Catering and will feature Artichoke & […]

Award Dinner Summary

by Lauren Ragle On Thursday, March 14, 2024, we had one of our largest dinner meetings in years! We had 50 attendees, many of whom were not regularly attending dinner meetings. The 2023 Hillebrand prize awardee Chris Cahill, shown with his award on the left, brought his family and at […]

Applications due June 1, 2024, for CSW Student Travel Award

The ACS National Meeting for Fall 2024 will be held in Denver, Colorado, on August 18-22, 2024. ————————————————————The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a student travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to the Fall 2024 National ACS meeting.  Eligible expenses include meeting registration, travel expenses, […]