PRESMonday, August 17, 2009

1:30 PM-4:30 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center -- 102A, Oral
Revitalizing Chemistry Education to Increase Competitiveness and Diversity
Organizer:Mary Kirchhoff
Presiding:Bryan Balazs
Cynthia K Larive
Allison A. Aldridge
1:30 PMWelcoming Remarks. B. Balazs, Chair, SOCED; C. Larive, Chair, CPT; and A. Aldridge, Chair, CMA
1:35 PMIntroductory Remarks. Thomas H. Lane, ACS President
1:45 PMA learning society: Can America get its bounce back?
Cora B. Marrett
2:15 PMIncreasing diversity in the academic pipeline: A life-cycle analysis
Rigoberto Hernandez
2:40 PMTeaching scientific principles from the world view of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Shanadeen Begay
3:05 PMIntermission
3:15 PMIncreasing the participation of African-Americans in chemistry: What works?
David R. Kanis
3:40 PMTapping into the powerful synergy between chemistry and Native America
Mary Jo Ondrechen
4:05 PMFixing the leak in the pipeline
Malika Jeffries-El

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The 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009