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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 Dinner Meeting on February 13th: featuring a presentation by Dr. Willie Vann on Capsular Polysaccharide Syntheses, as well as the presentation of College Achievement Awards

Willie F. Vann, Ph.D.Chief, Laboratory of Bacterial PolysaccharidesU.S. Food & Drug Administration will present “Capsular Polysaccharide Synthesis in Bacterial Pathogens – A tool box for vaccine development” BiographyChief of Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides – Division of Bacterial, Parasitic, and Allergenic Products, Office of Vaccine Research and Review, Center for Biologics […]

Highlights from National Chemistry Week

Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) National Chemistry Week (NCW) campaign reaches millions of people with positive messages about the contributions of chemistry to their daily lives. NCW is a community-based annual event that unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to […]

Highlights from the YCC Networking Event December 4th

The Chemical Society of Washington’s Younger Chemist Committee hosted another successful networking event! The winter networking happy hour on December 4th was a hit. Younger chemists of all backgrounds gathered at Provision No. 14 in Washington, DC to meet and mingle. Students along with young professionals from all across the […]

CSW Honors 50, 60 and 70 Year Members

CSW and the Senior Chemists Committee recognized and honored ACS 50, 60, and 70 year members on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at a Joint Luncheon Meeting Thirteen of the 63 honorees were in attendance at the luncheon, held at Alfio’s La Trattorio Restaurant in Chevy Chase, and were presented with their […]