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Scenes From The ACS National Meeting In New Orleans

by Photos by Linda Wang
April 28, 2008 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 86, ISSUE 17

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ACS President Bruce E. Bursten (left) and AIChE President Dale Kearns pose for a celebratory photo during the ACS/AIChE opening reception.
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ACS President Bruce E. Bursten (left) and AIChE President Dale Kearns pose for a celebratory photo during the ACS/AIChE opening reception.

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During a well-attended outreach event at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, a child learns about cohesion by dropping soapy water on pennies.
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During a well-attended outreach event at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, a child learns about cohesion by dropping soapy water on pennies.
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There is never a quiet moment on Bourbon Street.
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There is never a quiet moment on Bourbon Street.
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Several ACS leaders were spotted sporting these pins proclaiming the society's vision statement in Chinese.
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Several ACS leaders were spotted sporting these pins proclaiming the society's vision statement in Chinese.
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Undergraduates Tiffany Brewer (from left), Punam Patel, and Kiran Vaswani of the University of Tennessee at Martin took an opportunity to enjoy the good weather.
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Undergraduates Tiffany Brewer (from left), Punam Patel, and Kiran Vaswani of the University of Tennessee at Martin took an opportunity to enjoy the good weather.
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ACS Immediate Past-President Catherine T. Hunt (left), President Bruce E. Bursten, and President-Elect Tom Lane (right) attended the Committee on Minority Affairs luncheon.
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ACS Immediate Past-President Catherine T. Hunt (left), President Bruce E. Bursten, and President-Elect Tom Lane (right) attended the Committee on Minority Affairs luncheon.
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ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs (left) and Board Chair Judith L. Benham greet New Orleans native and ACS councilor Jack H. Stocker during a special reception.
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ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs (left) and Board Chair Judith L. Benham greet New Orleans native and ACS councilor Jack H. Stocker during a special reception.
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James M. Landis, chair of the Committee on Chemists with Disabilities, pauses for a photo before going to the convention center.
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James M. Landis, chair of the Committee on Chemists with Disabilities, pauses for a photo before going to the convention center.
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Columbia University professor Ronald Breslow (from left), Caltech professor Harry B. Gray, Garvan-Olin awardee Elizabeth Theil, WCC Chair Amber S. Hinkle, and ACS President Bruce E. Bursten gather for a photo after the Women Chemists Committee luncheon.
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Columbia University professor Ronald Breslow (from left), Caltech professor Harry B. Gray, Garvan-Olin awardee Elizabeth Theil, WCC Chair Amber S. Hinkle, and ACS President Bruce E. Bursten gather for a photo after the Women Chemists Committee luncheon.
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Algernon T. Kelley, a 4th-year graduate student in chemistry at Louisiana State University, discusses his research during Sci-Mix.
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Algernon T. Kelley, a 4th-year graduate student in chemistry at Louisiana State University, discusses his research during Sci-Mix.
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Supporters and former student participants of Project SEED gathered for afternoon tea. From left: ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs, supporter Jeanne Pimentel, former student Marc A. McKithen, Past-President Mary L. Good, former student Rita Baskett, and longtime donor Barbara Ullyot.
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Supporters and former student participants of Project SEED gathered for afternoon tea. From left: ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs, supporter Jeanne Pimentel, former student Marc A. McKithen, Past-President Mary L. Good, former student Rita Baskett, and longtime donor Barbara Ullyot.
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In much of New Orleans, signs of Hurricane Katrina's impact remain.
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In much of New Orleans, signs of Hurricane Katrina's impact remain.
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During the Student Affiliates' Chem Demo Exchange, Micah Tompkins of Texarkana College leads an experiment on the nature of polymer films.
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During the Student Affiliates' Chem Demo Exchange, Micah Tompkins of Texarkana College leads an experiment on the nature of polymer films.
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Priestley Medalist Gabor A. Somorjai signs copies of C&EN at the Publications Division/C&;EN booth.
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Priestley Medalist Gabor A. Somorjai signs copies of C&EN at the Publications Division/C&;EN booth.
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