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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 […]

Highlights from CSW October Meeting

Professor Wilker gave a wonderful seminar on biological cements and adhesives and developing polymer mimics to create advanced adhesives. Slides from his seminar are available below! ******************************************************************************************************************** Abstract: Peer into a tide pool and you will see the impressive array of materials generated by marine biology. Mussels, barnacles, oysters, soft coral, and […]

Please Vote in the CSW Election!

2020 Electronic Voting ProceduresThe 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 an […]

Social Media Links from Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

Updates with Social Media Links:  The CCEW #PasstheSoap video is now available on social media! Below are the links—please like and share the video on the various platforms to help amplify its reach.Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2998317593595606LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/posts/american-chemical-society_ccew-earthday2020-chemists-activity-6666010315873939456-9wF8Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmerChemSociety/status/1260244958281445378?s=20YouTube – https://youtu.be/15UDnmGI_aM Chemists Celebrate Earth Week a program of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Theme: […]

April 20th VIRTUAL Lunch Meeting: “Protecting our Planet Through Chemistry”

Please join us for a lunchtime webinar on April 20, 2020 for the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) monthly meeting.  Due to COVID-19, CSW is organizing remote participation by webinar in place of its in-person April dinner meeting. Protecting our Planet Through Chemistry a panel discussion Abstract: The chemical sciences […]

Letter from the CSW President Regarding COVID-19

Dear Members and Colleagues, As the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) continues to closely monitor the developments related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we want to assure those planning to attend upcoming CSW events that safety and security are our top priorities. We share your concerns and are intently evaluating […]

CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest – deadline to submit entries is April 27, 2020

As part of the Chemists Celebrate Earth Day activities, the American Chemical Society is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12 grades.  Students are asked to write and illustrate a poem using the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 2020 theme, ” Protecting Our Planet through Chemistry.” This […]

CSW presents the annual College Achievement Awards at the February 13th dinner meeting

Congratulations to the ten students who received the College Achievement Awards for this year: Ivy Antunes ( St. Mary’s College of Maryland), Helen Havens Clark (Georgetown University), Deanna Greco (The Catholic University of America), Janelle Junior (The University of the District of Columbia), Favian Liu (American University), Arianna Lopez (American […]

Global Women’s Breakfast – February 12, 2020 – Livestream available

We are pleased to invite you to attend the Global Women’s Breakfast on Wednesday, February 12, from 8:30-10:00 AM in Othmer A/B at ACS Headquarters (1155 Sixteenth Street, NW: Washington, DC 20036), with live streaming of the event to those unable to attend in person.   Please register for this event […]

*The deadline to submit your application for the Student Travel Award to attend the ACS Spring Meeting has been extended to February 3rd*

The Chemical Society of Washington offers a travel award to defray travel and/or registration costs to National ACS meetings. This award is open to current graduate and undergraduate students in the jurisdiction of the Chemical Society of Washington. The award is not intended for post‐doctoral fellows. A total of three […]