Mark Obrien

ACS Presidential Debate

Discussion created by Mark Obrien on Sep 21, 2010

On September 19, ACS candidates for president-elect 2011 participated in an ACS Presidential Debate. The debate was recorded and interested members can hear the two candidates, Bassam Shakhashiri and Luis Echegoyen, discuss their visions for the future of the Society and their candidacy for the post.  The debate took place via "Science Studio" a long-running radio show featuring interviews with practicing scientists. Keith Pannell of the department of chemistry at the University of Texas, El Paso, hosted the debate. The recording of the debate can be accessed at and


For more information about the ACS Presidential Debate please contact:

Keith H. Pannell

Director MARC Program

Department of Chemistry

University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, TX. 79968-0513


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