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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 […]

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

February 24th CSW Meeting: College Chemistry Achievement Awards and Featured Speaker Dr. Jeanita Pritchett, NIST

Schedule of Events: 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Presentation of the 2021 College Chemistry Achievement Awards 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Presentation by Dr. Jeanita Pritchett followed by Q&A View the collegiate honorees here! This event is over. You may view the recording here. Jeanita S. Pritchett, Ph.D. Leadership Coach| STEM Educator| […]

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” We will also congratulate the 50, 60, and 70 year ACS members during the meeting. Read more about our Honorees. This event is over, but you may access the recording. Speaker Bio H. N. Cheng […]

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. […]