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National Chemistry Week: Halloween and Mole Day Celebrations

By Dr. Ajay Mallia, Dr. Deana Jaber, and Dr. Joseph Houck, CSW YCC Committee As part of National Chemistry week, the CSW Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) celebrated Mole Day and Halloween on October 23, 2014 at the University of Maryland, College Park. About 40 attendees enjoyed Halloween and National Chemistry […]

APPLY NOW: U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) High School Chemistry Mentor Needed

Sponsored by the American Chemical Society The USNCO seeks a College Chemistry Mentor.  Some of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position are: Preparing students for the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) competition, Helping to conduct a two-week study camp for the nation’s brightest twenty chemistry high school students at […]

YCC November Update

‘Speaking Simply’ Webinar Was A Great Success The CSW Younger Chemists Committee participated in the webinar “Speaking Simply: Communicating Your Science” on October 7, 2014, from three different locations: Virginia (Marymount University), Maryland (University of Maryland, College Park), and Washington, DC (Georgetown University) and it was a big success. The […]

2010 Hillebrand Award to Dr. G. Marius Clore

Born June 6, 1955 in London, England; Naturalized US citizen, Baltimore (1996). Education: BSc. in Biochemistry (1st Class Honors), University College London (1976); MD, University College Hospital Medical School, London (1979); PhD in Physical Biochemistry, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London (1982). Positions held: House Physician, University College Hospital, […]

2009 Hillebrand Award to Dr. James E. Butler

Dr. James E. Butler Gas/Surface Dynamics Section, Chemistry Division Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC The Chemical Society of Washington will present the 2009 Hillebrand Prize to Dr. James E. Butler, Head of the Gas/Surface Dynamics Section at the Naval Research Laboratory, at its dinner meeting on March 11, 2010. Dr. Butler will address […]

2008 Hillebrand Award to Dr. Michael Kurylo

Dr. Michael Kurylo Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center University of Maryland Baltimore County Dr. Michael J. Kurylo, senior research scientist at the Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, will receive the 2008 Hillebrand Prize from the Chemical Society of Washington at its dinner meeting […]