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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 […]

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CSW Dinner Meeting – May 23, 2024 – featuring “Astrochemistry: Exploring our Cosmic Chemical Origins”

Meeting Logistics Date:          Thursday, May 23, 2024 Time:          6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour                    6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Speaker Presentation Location:   ACS Headquarters – Marvel Hall / Othmer Hall                    1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC Menu: Meal will be catered by W. Millar & Co. and will feature Peruvian […]

Recording now available — March 21, 2024, CSW Dinner Meeting featuring PANIC, an NMR group in the region

View recording Meeting Logistics Date:          Thursday, March 21, 2024 Time:          6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour                    6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Speaker Presentation Location:   ACS Headquarters – Marvel Hall / Othmar Hall                    1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC Menu: Meal will be catered by Everfresh Catering and will feature stir […]

Recording now available … March 14, 2024, CSW Dinner Meeting – featuring presentation of the Hillebrand Prize, Gordon Award, and College Chemistry Achievement Awards

View the recording of this event 2023 Hillebrand Prize Dr. Christopher L. CahillDepartment Chair, Professor of Chemistry and International AffairsThe George Washington University Recipient of the 2023 Hillebrand Prize for illuminating research in condensed phase actinide chemistry and crystal engineeringharnessing organic-actinide interactions, which inform efforts in environmental remediation, separations, and […]

2024 President’s Welcome

Warm tidings and Happy New Year! On behalf of the Executive Committee and the Board of Managers, it is my honor to welcome the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) to 2024. As we were established in 1884, this marks our 140th anniversary as a group promoting the chemical community in the […]

Recording is now available — CSW 140th Anniversary Dinner Meeting on January 23, 2024

The January dinner meeting will celebrate 140 Years of CSW! This event has concluded – you may view the recording online Meeting Logistics Date:          Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Time:          6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour                    6:30 p.m. Dinner                    7:00 p.m. Speaker Presentation Location:   ACS Headquarters – Marvel Hall                    1155 16th […]

CSW Election Results & 2024 Board of Managers

Congratulations to the newly elected members of CSW’s Board of Managers! Here are the results of theannual CSW election, which closed on November 15, and our 2024 Board of Managers: PRESIDENTLauren Ragle – 2024 PRESIDENT-ELECTAllison Aldridge – 2024 – newly elected IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENTAlessandra Zimmermann – 2024 SECRETARYLee Nagao – 2024-2025 […]

Teacher Travel Grant Available for 28th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

The 28th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE), will be held at the University of Kentucky from July 28 – August 1, 2024. The conference will be organized around four themes within the K-12, two-year college, and university communities: Classroom Practice and Learning Environments, Curriculum and Cognition, Assessment and Research […]