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Scenes From The ACS Meeting In Washington, D.C.

by Linda Wang
August 31, 2009 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 87, ISSUE 35

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Thomas M. Connelly Jr. (right), chief innovation officer at DuPont, receives the Division of Business Development & Management 2009 Henry F. Whalen Jr. Award; from left are Whalen and division President Anthonie Lombard.
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Thomas M. Connelly Jr. (right), chief innovation officer at DuPont, receives the Division of Business Development & Management 2009 Henry F. Whalen Jr. Award; from left are Whalen and division President Anthonie Lombard.
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Attendees at the presidential outreach event included Jose (J. D.) Garcia (from left), president of the board of directors of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science; Pamala Silas, CEO of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society; Victor McCrary, president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers; and ACS President Thomas H. Lane.
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Attendees at the presidential outreach event included Jose (J. D.) Garcia (from left), president of the board of directors of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science; Pamala Silas, CEO of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society; Victor McCrary, president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers; and ACS President Thomas H. Lane.
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Junior chemistry major Sarah Almahdali (left) attended sessions with her sister, Norah; both attend the University of Mary Washington, in Virginia.
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Junior chemistry major Sarah Almahdali (left) attended sessions with her sister, Norah; both attend the University of Mary Washington, in Virginia.
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Kids react to a science show during the Planning Science Events for Kids workshop.
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Kids react to a science show during the Planning Science Events for Kids workshop.
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Bommanna Loganathan, a chemistry professor at Murray State University, in Kentucky, beams after getting a personalized C&EN cover at the ACS Publications booth during the expo.
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Bommanna Loganathan, a chemistry professor at Murray State University, in Kentucky, beams after getting a personalized C&EN cover at the ACS Publications booth during the expo.
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Meeting attendees got up at the crack of dawn on Monday to participate in the Younger Chemists Committee Fun Run.
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Meeting attendees got up at the crack of dawn on Monday to participate in the Younger Chemists Committee Fun Run.
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Treva Brown, an undergraduate at Louisiana State University, explains her research project during the undergraduate poster session.
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Treva Brown, an undergraduate at Louisiana State University, explains her research project during the undergraduate poster session.
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Attendees at the Committee on Minority Affairs luncheon included ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs (from left); University of California, Irvine, undergraduate Joel Rivera; Baxter BioScience's Wanda Seyton; Georgia College & State University chemistry professor Chavonda J. Mills; and Lane.
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Attendees at the Committee on Minority Affairs luncheon included ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs (from left); University of California, Irvine, undergraduate Joel Rivera; Baxter BioScience's Wanda Seyton; Georgia College & State University chemistry professor Chavonda J. Mills; and Lane.
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ACS President-Elect Joseph S. Francisco (from left), Lane, and Immediate Past-President Bruce E. Bursten take time out of their busy schedules for a photo.
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ACS President-Elect Joseph S. Francisco (from left), Lane, and Immediate Past-President Bruce E. Bursten take time out of their busy schedules for a photo.
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An aspiring chemist investigates the properties of density during the presidential outreach event at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington on Saturday.
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An aspiring chemist investigates the properties of density during the presidential outreach event at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington on Saturday.
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ACS Board Chair Judith L. Benham (from left); Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Chair Dawn Brooks; Overcoming Challenges awardee Stefanie Sacknoff; keynote speaker Michelle Buchanan of Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Christina Bodurow Erwin of Eli Lilly & Co., who started the Eli Lilly/WCC Travel Award; and Francisco pause for a photo during the WCC luncheon.
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ACS Board Chair Judith L. Benham (from left); Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Chair Dawn Brooks; Overcoming Challenges awardee Stefanie Sacknoff; keynote speaker Michelle Buchanan of Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Christina Bodurow Erwin of Eli Lilly & Co., who started the Eli Lilly/WCC Travel Award; and Francisco pause for a photo during the WCC luncheon.
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The inaugural class of ACS fellows wore these pins.
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The inaugural class of ACS fellows wore these pins.
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NSF's Margaret Cavanaugh and Columbia College Chicago's Zafra Lerman share a lighthearted moment before the WCC luncheon.
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NSF's Margaret Cavanaugh and Columbia College Chicago's Zafra Lerman share a lighthearted moment before the WCC luncheon.

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