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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 […]

CSW Virtual Meeting – December 8, 2021, 7:00 p.m. – “Future Prospects of Chemistry: New Frontiers and Sustainability”

H. N. Cheng, PhD2021 President, American Chemical Society “Future Prospects of Chemistry: New Frontiers and Sustainability” There is no charge to attend, but you must register in advance. Register Now Speaker Bio H. N. Cheng is the ACS President in 2021. He has been active at ACS for many years […]

National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest – submissions due October 24, 2021

Each year as part of National Chemistry Week (NCW) activities, the American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten – 12th grades.   Schools are encouraged to have a contest within the school as part of their classroom studies and submit one entry per grade category.  […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Joseph Antonucci

The Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) remembers a long-time CSW board member, Dr. Joseph Antonucci, who served as CSW President, Councilor, leader of the local Senior Chemists Committee, and beloved mentor. Joseph M. Antonucci passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at his home in Kensington, MD of natural causes. […]

Recording available from CSW Joint (virtual) Meeting with WCDG – September 15, 2021: “Detection of undeclared sweeteners in steviol glycosides by LC/MS”

To view a recording of the joint virtual meeting of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group (WCDG), please register at this link. Speaker BioTongtong is a Senior Scientist supporting the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), managing development and modernization of FCC standards for food ingredients, as […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Elise Ann Brown

Elise Ann Brown, NIH, USDA scientist Elise Ann Brown, 92, a research pharmacologist at the National Institutes of Health from 1962 to 1979 who then was a toxicologist with the Agriculture Department until her retirement in 2003, died Jan. 4 at her home in McLean, Va. The cause was metastatic pancreatic […]