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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! 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 […]

Materials Symposium at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, Oct. 1-2, 2022

In collaboration with the Northern New York ACS Local Section, the Center for Materials Processing is hosting a symposium on Advanced Functional Materials for Emerging Science and Technology. Please spread the word about this symposium to attract a comprehensive body of attendees! Please feel free to reach out if you […]