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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!"


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.


How does Loras Differ from Other Colleges and Universities

My Loras College Experience: Joe Plamondon ('63), Senior Scientist


Reflecting on the Broader Loras College Experience: Values

My Loras College Experience: Ted Haas ('72), MD OB/GYN Physician


How has your Loras experience impacted your career and life?

Loras College Chemistry: Tom Gawne ('94), President - Elemental Solutions




How has the Loras Chemistry program impacted your career?

Loras College Chemistry: Dan Bowen, PhD ('90), Staff Scientist - Honeywell FM&T




How has your Loras Chemistry experience advanced your career?

Loras College Chemistry: Bill Feld, PhD ('66), Professor of Chemistry - Wright State University




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