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Chemistry Program's Features

At Loras, we offer a small-school atmosphere coupled with the quality and depth of instruction usually found only at a larger institution. Other features include:


Loras College Chemistry Profile: Ryan Mcclellan ('00), Medical Science

Ryan Mcclellan ('00), Medical Science Liaison - Takeda Pharmaceuticals
"You use the equipment one-on-one with your professor rather than with someone you don't know, or by yourself...it's a much more personal type of education. The faculty are interested in you getting the most out of your experience."


How has your Loras Chemistry Experience Advanced Your Career?

My Experience: Marla Kilburg ('90), Chemist
"I always felt like I could go somewhere and get the help I needed [to succeed]...[Y]ou will say, 'I love Loras.' We [my daughter and I] both just loved it!"


Loras College Professor to Participate in FUTURE of Biomedicine Program at University of Iowa this Summer

Loras College will send its second representative to the FUTURE in Biomedicine program at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa this summer. Adam Moser, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, will spend 10 weeks conducting research in the lab of Adrian Elcock, Ph.D., University of Iowa professor of biochemistry.


Chemistry Career Opportunities - Outcomes

Recent Loras graduates have gone on to a variety of careers, professional schools and graduate schools with:


Loras College Chemistry / Biochemistry Scholarship

The alumni and friends of the Loras chemistry department recognize that chemistry has greatly enhanced their lives. Therefore, to encourage others to pursue a career in chemistry or biochemistry, they have established a four-year scholarship in the amount of $1000 ($250 each year). The award is offered to prospective first-year students who have the greatest potential for achievement in chemistry or biochemistry.


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