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Scenes from the ACS national meeting in Boston

by Linda Wang
August 30, 2018 | A version of this story appeared in Volume 96, Issue 35


A girl sitting on a swing.
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Mingzhua Zhou, a postdoc at Tufts University, enjoys a break at the Lawn on D recreation area outside the convention center.
Two women stand in front of the Boston Convention Center.
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Kamia Smith (left) of Edwards Air Force Research Lab and her spouse, Ebonee Bryant-Smith, stop for a quick photo in front of the convention center.
Photo of Peter Stang and Madeleine Jacobs.
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JACS Editor in Chief Peter Stang (left) and Madeleine Jacobs, former ACS executive director and CEO, attend the Kavli reception.
Three girls hold copies of Chemical & Engineering News.
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Young girls get a taste of what it’s like to be science writers during C&EN’s Science Storytellers event at the presidential outreach event at the Boston Children’s Museum.
Photo of Thomas Gilbert and Luis Echegoyen.
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ACS president-elect candidates Thomas R. Gilbert (left) and Luis Echegoyen break for a photo while talking with meeting attendees at the expo.
A photo of a women showing off the chemistry-themed henna on her hands.
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Safia Jilani, a graduate student at Georgetown University, shows off her chemistry-themed henna at the tweetup hosted by C&EN.
A woman explains her research poster.
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Julia Harrison, an undergraduate at Southern Connecticut State University, presents her research at the undergraduate poster session.
Photo of George Whitesides.
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George Whitesides of Harvard University arrives at the convention center to attend sessions.
Photo of Amber Charlebois and her daughter, Victoria.
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Amber Charlebois and her daughter, Victoria, at the presidential outreach event. The Women Chemists Committee, of which Charlebois is a past chair, celebrated the launch of the second edition of the book “Mom the Chemistry Professor” with a symposium during the meeting.
Photo of Nobuyuki Harada and Takeru Kishida.
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Exhibitor Nobuyuki Harada of Maruzen shows a molecular model to his colleague Takeru Kishida at the expo.
Photo of Isabel Bader and Sir Fraser Stoddart.
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Longtime ACS Project SEED supporter Isabel Bader (left) and 50 Forward champion Fraser Stoddart at the board dinner.
Photo of K. Renee Horton.
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K. Renee Horton (left) of NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans and Ann Kimble-Hill, chair of the Committee on Minority Affairs, at the diversity reception.
Photo of John Adams, Harry Atwater, Jill Millstone, Peter Dorhout, and Thomas Connelly.
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ACS Board Chair John E. Adams (from left), Fred Kavli Innovations in Chemistry Lecturer Harry Atwater, Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturer Jill Millstone, ACS President Peter K. Dorhout, and ACS Executive Director and CEO Thomas Connelly at the Kavli lectures.
Photo of Allison Campbell, Peter Dorhout, and Bonnie Charpentier
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From left: ACS Immediate Past-President Allison Campbell, ACS President Peter K. Dorhout, and ACS President-Elect Bonnie Charpentier during the board regular session.
Ribbons for job seekers and employers.
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Job seekers and employers from academia and industry wore ribbons like these to connect with each other during the meeting, as part of the Catalyzing Career Networking (C2N) pilot program.
Photo of David Chavez.
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David Chavez, a past Project SEED scholar, attends the Committee on Minority Affairs luncheon.



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