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December 14, 2019 Appreciation Luncheon

Join us for a luncheon to honor CSW’s Members of 50, 60, and 70 years. The featured speaker will be Lois Ann Beaver, FDA, Retired, who will present, “Chemists Work To Avert Opioid Tragedies.” Speaker: Lois Ann Beaver, FDA, Retired Presentation Title: “Chemists Work To Avert Opioid Tragedies” Biography After […]

*Deadline Extended Until November 30th*: Call for Nominations for the Hillebrand and Schubert Awards

The nomination deadline for the Hillebrand Award and Schubert Award has been extended to November 30, 2019.  Nomination applications will be accepted during the entire month of November. Call for Nominations: William F. Hillebrand Prize Nominations are invited for the 2019 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the […]

CSW Bylaw Revisions: Please Review and Vote by November 15th!

The Chemical Society of Washington has drafted new bylaws for approval by the membership.  CSW’s current bylaws were adopted in 2005 and in the intervening 14 years much of its terminology and many of its provisions have either become outdated or have drifted out of harmony with expected practice for […]

Chemical Society of Washington Presents the Pump-Chem Patch Festival

Join the Chemical Society of Washington Local Section of the American Chemical Society for a free community event to celebrate The International Year of the Periodic Table and learn about the importance of chemistry in everyday life. Learn about this year’s National Chemistry Week’s theme, Marvelous Metals, with many exciting […]

Join us for the CSW Dinner Meeting – Thursday, October 10, 2019

Join us on Thursday, October 10th, for the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) dinner meeting. Dr. Janice Reutt-Robey, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, will present on “Marvelous Metals: Critical Elements for Energy & Nanotechnology” Meeting LogisticsDate: Thursday, October 10, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. Check-in/Social Hour          […]

Celebrate National Chemistry Week at Rockville Town Square – October 26, 2019

The City of Rockville and Rockville Town Square are hosting a day of hands-on activities to teach students about the importance of chemistry, all in the name of National Chemistry Week (NCW). This Year’s National Chemistry Week theme is “Marvelous Metals!” focusing on metals and their properties. The participants will […]

CSW-WCC at the STEM Innovation Spark Her Conference 2019

On May 18, 2019, CSW’s Women’s Chemist Committee performed two chemistry demonstrations with middle school girls in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The event was sponsored by STEMisHER, it included mathematics, robotics computer science, and medicine. STEMisHER is a conference which brings women leaders in STEM and middle-school girls together to provide […]