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Volume 90 Issue 37 | pp. 32-33
Issue Date: September 10, 2012

Scenes From The American Chemical Society Meeting In Philadelphia

Department: ACS News

Photos are from the 244th ACS national meeting, which was held in Philadelphia on Aug. 19–23. Additional photos can be viewed at http://cenm.ag/philly244.

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ACS 2013 President Marinda Li Wu (from left), 2012 President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, and 2011 President Nancy B. Jackson pose at the open board of directors meeting.

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The Younger Chemists Committee Fun Run takes participants past several of Philly’s landmarks, including Love Park.

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Kevin Romero, a Project SEED participant and a student at Union City High School in New Jersey, explains his research to a passerby during Sci-Mix.

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Claire Jarvis of the U.K. pins the location of her research activities on a map in the International Lounge hosted by the Committee on International Activities.

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ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs and ACS Board Chair William F. Carroll Jr. at the board’s reception and dinner for former presidents and board chairs.

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Robert S. Langer, the David H. Koch Institute Professor at MIT, delivers The Kavli Foundation Innovations in Chemistry Lecture.

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Kids produce oxygen gas in a bag using yeast and hydrogen peroxide during the Presidential Outreach Event at the Franklin Institute.

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Shakhashiri looks on as a boy observes bubbles forming during a pencil electrolysis activity at the Presidential Outreach Event.

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Expo attendees learn about new ACS member benefits offered by the Publications Division and get candy at the ACS booth.

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Luis A. Echegoyen (left) and Thomas J. Barton, candidates for 2013 ACS president-elect, take time out while greeting visitors at the expo.

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Yi-Ann Lii (center), an undergraduate chemistry major at Ohio State University, and parents Sue Wang (left) and Kwang-Hwa Lii—both inorganic chemists—get their family portrait on a mock cover of C&EN.

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Henry F. (Hank) Whalen Jr. (left), a past chair of the ACS Board of Directors, and ACS Past-President Eli M. Pearce pose during the board’s reception and dinner for former presidents and board chairs.

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Carroll (left) presents C&EN Editor-in-Chief Rudy M. Baum with a board resolution honoring Baum’s 36 years of service to the society; he retires this month.

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ACS 2013 President Marinda Li Wu (from left), 2012 President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, and 2011 President Nancy B. Jackson pose at the open board of directors meeting.
Credit: Linda Wang/C&EN
 
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