2003 Section Meetings
March 10th, 2003, "Tinctures, Tonics, and Patent Medicines: A History of Commercialized Quackery," Dr. Ned Heindel, Lehigh University. Location: Yen Ching Restaurant, 565 W. Moana Lane, Reno, 6:30 pm.
April 11th, 2003, "Scientific and Political Perspectives on Dealing with Yucca Mountain and Related Low-Probability, High-Consequence Geological Hazards," Dr. Jonathan Price, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. Location: Austin's Restaurant, 7671 S. Virginia St., Reno, 6:00 pm.
May 14th, 2003, High School Chemistry & Physics Awards, 6:30 pm, SLH 1, UNR campus. Guest speaker: Dr. Alfred Schultz, "Hubble Space Telescope: A Historical Perspective."
September 11th and 12th, 2003, Sierra Nevada Distinguished Chemist Award. This year's awardee is Prof. Graham Fleming, UC Berkeley. His public lecture will be held Friday, Sept. 12th at 4:00 pm on the UNR campus. The topic will be "Mechanisms and Optimization of Photosynthetic Light Harvesting." The Banquet will take place Thursday, Sept. 11th at Bricks Restaurant, Reno, 6:30 pm.
October 20th, 2003, "Forensic Science: Developing Analytical Techniques for Terrorism and the Courtroom," Prof. Ralph O. Allen, University of Virginia. Location: Famous Murphys Restaurant, 3127 S. Virginia St., Reno, 6:00 pm.
December 12th, 2003, "West Coast Blends," Annual wine tasting meeting. Location: Harry Reid Engineering Building, Room 110, University of Nevada, Reno, 6:30 pm.