CHF Wins Silver W3 Award

W3 Silver Award

Home Page Redesign

January 3, 2011 - Philadelphia

The Winners of The 2010 W3 Awards have been announced recently by the International Academy of the Visual Arts at a ceremony in Los Angeles. The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) was awarded a W3 Silver Award for Home Page redesign.

"Our Web design team worked hard to bring the best user experience possible to the students and historians around the world who rely on our site," said Shelley Wilks Geehr, director of the Roy Eddleman Institute at CHF. "This award shows how months of hard work can lead to well-deserved recognition."

Receiving over 3,000 entries, The W3 Awards
honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Web Video, & Mobile Apps created by some of the best interactive agencies,designers, and creators worldwide. Please visit for a complete list of W3 Award Winners.

"We were once again amazed by the high standard of excellence represented throughout the entries we received this year. W3 winners continue to embody what the internet is all about and continue to raise the bar in Web development and design. We are honored to have reviewed such a diverse and remarkable pool of work this year" said Linda Day, the executive director of the IAVA. "On behalf of the entire Academy, congratulations to this year’s W³ Award entrants and winners as they continue to push the limits of Web Creativity. "

About the Chemical Heritage Foundation

The Chemical Heritage Foundation fosters an understanding of chemistry’s impact on society. An independent nonprofit organization, CHF strives to:
• Inspire a passion for chemistry;
• Highlight chemistry’s role in meeting current social challenges; and
• Preserve the story of chemistry and its technologies and industries across centuries.
CHF maintains major collections of instruments, fine art, photographs, papers, and books. The Foundation hosts conferences and lectures, support research, offer fellowships, and produce educational materials. Its museum and public programs explore subjects ranging from alchemy to nanotechnology.

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