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Volunteer Opportunity with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is recruiting volunteers (called Ambassadors) to work with museum visitors in Spark!Lab, its hands-on invention space for children and families. Unlike traditional classroom-style learning, Spark!Lab is very “curiosity-driven” and there is no […]

*Deadline Extended Until November 30th*: Call for Nominations for the Hillebrand and Schubert Awards

The nomination deadline for the Hillebrand Award and Schubert Award has been extended to November 30, 2019.  Nomination applications will be accepted during the entire month of November. Call for Nominations: William F. Hillebrand Prize Nominations are invited for the 2019 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the […]

CSW Bylaw Revisions: Please Review and Vote by November 15th!

The Chemical Society of Washington has drafted new bylaws for approval by the membership.  CSW’s current bylaws were adopted in 2005 and in the intervening 14 years much of its terminology and many of its provisions have either become outdated or have drifted out of harmony with expected practice for […]

Chemical Society of Washington Presents the Pump-Chem Patch Festival

Join the Chemical Society of Washington Local Section of the American Chemical Society for a free community event to celebrate The International Year of the Periodic Table and learn about the importance of chemistry in everyday life. Learn about this year’s National Chemistry Week’s theme, Marvelous Metals, with many exciting […]

Join us for the CSW Dinner Meeting – Thursday, October 10, 2019

Join us on Thursday, October 10th, for the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) dinner meeting. Dr. Janice Reutt-Robey, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, will present on “Marvelous Metals: Critical Elements for Energy & Nanotechnology” Meeting LogisticsDate: Thursday, October 10, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour          […]

Celebrate National Chemistry Week at Rockville Town Square – October 26, 2019

The City of Rockville and Rockville Town Square are hosting a day of hands-on activities to teach students about the importance of chemistry, all in the name of National Chemistry Week (NCW). This Year’s National Chemistry Week theme is “Marvelous Metals!” focusing on metals and their properties. The participants will […]

CSW-WCC at the STEM Innovation Spark Her Conference 2019

On May 18, 2019, CSW’s Women’s Chemist Committee performed two chemistry demonstrations with middle school girls in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The event was sponsored by STEMisHER, it included mathematics, robotics computer science, and medicine. STEMisHER is a conference which brings women leaders in STEM and middle-school girls together to provide […]

Mark your calendars! CSW Dinner Meeting Dates Announced for October -December 2019

CSW Dinner Meeting – Thursday, October 10, 2019 Location:  Department of Chemistry Atrium – University of Maryland Topic:        NCW Theme “Marvelous Metals” Speaker:   Dr. Janice Reutt-Robey, Professor and Chair,                    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland CSW and WCDG Joint Dinner Meeting – Thursday, November 14, […]