Posted By Linda Wang on Apr 9, 2008 |As I pack my bags and prepare to go home, I am reflecting on all the things I saw during this national meeting. Here are a few things that stick in my mind: This artwork, displayed in the registration hall, reminded me of the never-ending possibilities of chemistry. On Sunday morning, I spotted George Whitesides getting his morning coffee at Starbucks. Everyone needs a little caffeine to wake up! These two undergrads danced up a storm after the student affiliates award ceremony on Sunday evening. They look so happy together! The Louisiana Section handed out Mardi Gras beads to enthusiastic meeting-goers. A ton of preparation goes into a meeting like this. These folks were hard at work in the kitchen at the Marriott preparing for the Women Chemists Committee luncheon on Tuesday. Improving People's Lives Through the Transforming Power of Chemistry--in Chinese. These pins were designed by Bert Ramsey. Here, Ann Nalley is wearing one of them. Bourbon Street. No need for explanation. Happy 100th anniversary AIChE!