FIFTY YEARS OF GREAT CHEMISTRY - Save the date, April 20, 2013
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will celebrate the UMSL Jubilee on April 20, 2013 from 3 – 5:00 pm with an event in the atrium of the Science Complex. Please save the date and plan to attend this event, meet your former classmates and the faculty and see how the campus, the facilities and the department have grown and developed. The celebration will include a reception with refreshments, a pictorial presentation on the 50-year history, tours of the complex, student research posters, and some remarks by senior faculty and distinguished alumni.
HARRY W. ORF BS 1971 has been selected to receive an honorary degree from the University at the December 15 Commencement. He had been Vice President for Scientific Operations and Professor of Chemistry at the Scripps Florida Research Institute since 2004, which is located in Jupiter, FL but returned to Massachusetts General Hospital as Senior Vice President for Research in February 2012. Harry spent 21 years at MGH and was Director of the Molecular Biology Laboratories there. He received his PhD degree with E. J. Corey at Harvard University.
HARRY W. ORF, BS 1971, Vice President for Research at Massachusetts General Hospital, will speak in Benton Hall 451 on Friday, December 14 at 1:00 pm. His topic is "Seizing Serendipity and Preparing for Opportunity Knocks: Lessons Learned from a Personal Career Journey". For details click here.