The Skanner News interviewed University of Oregon alum Ann Oluloro as she is preparing to graduate from OHSU and begin a residency in a Buffalo. Ann earned her B.S. degree from the UO in 2012 with a double-major in biochemistry and biology, and a minor in business administration.
Read the article at http://bit.ly/2oFxXez
Dr. Fei Mao (PhD, class of 1990) will give a talk on Wednesday, April 12, at 3:00 PM in the Giustina Ballroom of the Ford Alumni Center. His talk, titled “Learning from Experiences,” will focus on professional development and career paths outside of academia.
Dr. Mao is visiting campus as part of the UO Graduate School’s Distinguished Alumni Speaker program.
Paulo Schirch, class of 1981, reports that he retired in 2013 after 25 years with Solvay. At the time of his retirement, Dr. Schirch was president of the company’s South America division. Currently he is serving as a Board Member of Peroxidos do Brasil and at the Brazilian Chemical Association (ABIQUIM).
Dr. Schirch received his Ph.D. under the supervision of Virgil Boekelheide, and did his postdoctoral work at Ohio State University.
UO Chemistry and Biochemistry alum Mike Taylor was selected for the 2017 panel that will judge an international design competition highlighting achievement in the use of natural wood veneer products.
Taylor, the CEO of States Industries in Eugene, OR, earned his BS in Chemistry in 1994 and MBA through UO’s Lundquist College of Business in 2005.
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Dr. Thale Jarvis has been appointed Chief Scientific Officer at Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology. Dr. Jarvis earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Oregon (Class of ’89).
Read more about Dr. Jarvis’ career at http://bit.ly/2jqjeQq
Veteran FBI agent Julia Cowley spoke about her experience in the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit at Westfield State University in Massachusettes this past October. Her lecture was hosted by WSU departments of psychology and criminal justice.
Ms. Cowley graduated from the University of Oregon in 1993 with a B.S. in Chemistry.
Read more at MassLive.com
Read about his energy-related research at http://bit.ly/2dPULzA
The American Chemical Society caught up with UO Chemistry and Biochemistry alum Richard Glover to talk about green chemistry in the laboratory and classroom during the GC&E conference in June.
Richard earned his PhD in Chemistry in 2013, and teaches chemistry at Bellevue College in Washington State.
Read the full article at: Getting Community College Students into the Lab with Green Chemistry
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The winner of this year’s Alumni Achievement Award, UO Alumnus Alan Waggoner (Ph.D. 1969) will give a talk on Friday, 14-Oct-2016 and be honored at a banquet dinner that evening. Vickie DeRose and Michael Pluth are hosting the event.
You can read more about Professor Waggoner’s research at: http://www.cmu.edu/bio/faculty/primary/waggoner.html.
The Department of Chemistry Alumni Award program was established to honor our successful alumni, to provide our current students with inspiring role models, and to instill in them the confidence to succeed in their scientific careers.