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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 Monthly Meeting – January 13th, 2021, 5:30-6:30 p.m. – featuring Dr. Kathryn Beers to present, “The Circular Economy of Plastics”

Please join us for the monthly meeting on January 13, 2021, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Please register here. There is no charge to participate, but you must register to receive the link. This month’s featured seminar will be “The Circular Economy of Plastics” presented […]

Results of the Chemical Society of Washington Election 2020

Congratulations to all our new representatives for 2021! Thank you very much to all candidates for your efforts and service to the section. Thank you to all members who voted in this election! President Elect, 2021LaKesha Perry Treasurer, 2021-2022Vacant (to be filled by appointment) Councilor, 2021-2023Raychelle BurksWesley FarrellSara Orski Alternate […]

Results of the Illustrated Poem Contest for National Chemistry Week 2020

https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/outreach/ncw/plan-an-event/illustrated-poem-contest/winners.html As part of NCW 2020, students from grades K-12 were invited to share their interpretation of the theme, “Sticking with Chemistry”, in the form of illustrated poems. Winners at the local section level qualified for the national contest. At the national level, first- and second-place prizes were awarded in […]

Full Video Available from CSW October Meeting

Professor Wilker gave a wonderful seminar on biological cements and adhesives and developing polymer mimics to create advanced adhesives. A recording of this seminar and the slides from his seminar are available below! https://american-chemical-society.zoom.com/rec/share/tjepCl-0KptNLxgGuqYv7YdzIM585SxyxjxxOfxMK3Jca8e21oM4kC2yBcM-f3iI.ciAFByVfzdJgwegB (click on the zoom link, register with your name and email, then you’ll be able to […]

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 […]