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Scenes From The American Chemical Society Meeting In New Orleans

by Linda Wang
April 26, 2013 | A version of this story appeared in Volume 91, Issue 17


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Five days of talks and poster presentations, social events, outreach activities, networking, and entertainment capped off the 2013 ACS spring national meeting in New Orleans. Now it's time to reflect on some of the fun we had in the Big Easy.

Photos are from the 245th ACS national meeting, which was held in New Orleans on April 7–11.
Photos by Linda Wang/C&EN

ACS President-Elect Thomas J. Barton (from left), ACS President Marinda Li Wu, and ACS Immediate Past-President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri attend the open board meeting.
Danielle Karlin (center), an undergrad at Adams State University, gets an inside look at the properties of surfactants during the Chem Demo Exchange.
A budding chemist checks everyday liquids for electrolytes during the Presidential Outreach Event at the Audubon Zoo.
With their photos newly printed on the cover of C&EN, undergrads from Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio, show they are chemists of the year.
Kavli Foundation Innovations in Chemistry Lecturer Daniel G. Nocera and Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturer Christy L. Haynes.
Longtime friends John D. (Jack) Roberts, Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at California Institute of Technology, and ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs share a warm moment during the ACS Scholars & Donors Reception.
Zowoi Malakpa (right), an undergrad at Miami University, explains his research during the Undergraduate Research Poster Session.
A colorful scene in New Orleans.
Livia Simon Sarkadi (from left), president of the Hungarian Chemical Society, joins Wu; Cathleen M. Crudden, president of the Canadian Society for Chemistry; and Barbara Ruth Albert, president of the German Chemical Society. Wu notes that this is the first time so many women have served as chemical society presidents at the same time.
Mark J. Cardillo (left), executive director of the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, poses with ACS Board Chair William F. Carroll Jr. at the ACS Scholars & Donors Reception on Sunday. During the board dinner on Saturday, ACS recognized the foundation as a Visionary Partner of the ACS Scholars Program. Visionary Partners provide $500,000 or more to support the program.
Past ACS presidents Helen M. Free (left) and Mary L. Good attend a symposium held in Good’s honor.
Priestley Medalist Peter J. Stang talks with expo attendees while signing issues of C&EN at the ACS booth.
At the International Lounge, Brant Woodruff places a pin on a map showing the global research locations of meeting attendees.
At the International Lounge, Brant Woodruff places a pin on a map showing the global research locations of meeting attendees.
Undergraduates from Puerto Rico create colorful marbled paper patterns with shaving cream and food coloring during a Chemists Celebrate Earth Day outreach workshop.
19th century medicine & voodoo -- A Tour of the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum


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