Archive for August, 2008

Attending IUCr 2008 at Osaka

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

IUCr 2008 Conference

21st Congress of the International Union of Crystallography


OICC, Osaka, Japan


Sunday, August 24, 2008


I picked-up my registration at the counter for the IUCr 2008 Conference at the Grand Cube Osaka (aka Osaka International Convention Center) and picked up my bag and headed straight to the mini symposium. I attended several mini symposium in the macromolecular section in the morning. I ran into couple of my former colleagues and spoke with them,  had coffee and late lunch with them.

In the afternoon session I attended two talks at the macromolecular section and two at the powder diffraction section. There were couple of more I wanted to attend but they were at the same time slot and so I had to miss them.

I also attended the Bruker-AXS Lunch-on session

61st Anniversary of Indian Independence Day

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Jhansi Rani Lakshmi Bhai

Indian Freedom Fighter

Speech by VTS on Saturday, August 16, 2008

RA Gray Building, 500 S Bronough Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399


VTS gave a speech about Jhansi Rani Lakshmi Bhai, who as a queen of Jhansi,  a Maratha kingdom in northern India participated in the First War of Indian Independence. He emphasized the fact that not all Indian Freedom Fighters were men. He spoke about her early child hood, her courage in standing up to the British Raj and her bravery in the battles of Jhansi, Tapli, and Gwalior

School Fall Orientation PTO Table

Friday, August 15th, 2008

PTO Table at Fall Orientation

Friday, August 15, 2008

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM



Today to coincide  with the Fall School Orientation Day, we set up a Parent Teachers Organization Table. With that we distributed flyers about PTO Welcome message, Home Room Parent Volunteer form, and first and only fund-raiser Classic Cookie Dough Fund Raiser.

Those who received the packages were happy to see the first half of year’s meetings are already planned. We also gave a way to communicate with the PTO.

AR to RA

Friday, August 8th, 2008

AR to RA

Friday, August 8, 2008

08/08/08; 08:08 AM

I will become a RA today from AR