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ICYMI: Recording of 2023 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Webinar Available

A recording of the Sept. 28, 2022, webinar to educate stakeholders on the Green Chemistry Challenge Awards’ nomination process is now available. This webinar, hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), reviewed the history of the awards, eligibility requirements, and what is needed to submit a nomination. The webinar […]

Applications are now being accepted: CSW Student Travel Award.

The ACS National Meeting for Spring 2023 will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 26-30, 2023.  This will be a hybrid event – in-person and virtual. ———————————————————-The Chemical Society of Washington is pleased to announce a student travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to the Spring 2023 […]

CSW Virtual Meeting – November 16, 2022 6:30 p.m. ET – “Chemical Commercialization: What to Know about Federal Regulations” – recording is now available

Program Description This program will address the federal regulations at issue in chemical commercialization, from R&D to commercial sales.  For example, laboratory synthesis of chemicals is regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act, if synthesis is conducted with the goal of eventually commercializing the substance produced.  If you are engaged […]

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 […]

History of HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established after the Civil War to provide African Americans with access to a full education. Cheyney University, the first HBCU, was founded in 1837 by Richard Humphreys to teach African Americans skills for employment. Thereafter, most were created by philanthropist and free blacks. […]

Please Vote in the CSW 2022 Election!

2022 Electronic Voting Procedures The Chemical Society of Washington will conduct its election of Officers, Councilors, and Managers with electronic ballots. If you are a full CSW member and have a valid e-mail address on file with The American Chemical Society, then on or about October 11 you will receive […]

NAS announces free event, October 24-25, 2022, in Washington, DC — Abstracts due October 5, 2022

The NAS Workshop for the Chemical Sciences Roundtable on “Innovations in Catalysis to Address Modern Challenges” will be a hybrid meeting (in-person and virtual) in Washington DC. It will be held October 24-25. In addition to a topically diverse set of speakers, the Workshop is seeking submissions from the catalysis […]

Congratulations to Dr. Raychelle Burks – 2022 ACS Fellow

ACS announced 45 new fellows, honored for their contributions to science. CSW Member Raychelle Burks was among 2022’s honorees. Congratulations Dr. Burks! https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/programs/Announcing-2022-ACS-fellows/100/i27?utm_source=mostread&utm_medium=mostread&utm_campaign=CEN Raychelle Burks Ph.D. Associate Professor of Chemistry American University

In Memoriam: Dr. Naga Bhushan Mandava

The Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) remembers a long-time CSW board member, Dr. Bhushan Mandava, who served as President of The Chemical Society of Washington and as a Councilor, career consultant, and ACS Ambassador for the American Chemical Society for over 25 years. Bhushan Mandava passed away at the age […]