Department of ChemistryMS-B1807Hamline University1536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
Rita MajerleDepartment Chair651email@example.com
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 12:45 p.m.Sundin Music Hall, 1531 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul
The 3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Lecture in Chemistry are part of the
3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Endowed Fund in Chemistry, established in 1998 by
the 3M Foundation in recognition and appreciation of Dr. Mitsch. The
3M/Ronald A. Mitsch Endowed Fund is intended to promote new connections
and pioneering efforts between education and industry as an essential
basis for the education of chemists who are prepared to meet the
challenges and opportunities of the 21st century and beyond.Dr.
Mitsch, a 1956 graduate of Hamline University’s College of Liberal Arts,
began his career at 3M in 1960 as a research chemist and earned 19
patents. In 1998, he retired from 3M as Vice Chairman of the Board and
Executive Vice President of the Industrial and Consumer Sector,
Corporate Services. He is a Hamline University life trustee.
previously served in the State Department and the U.S. Arms Control and
Disarmament Agency in a series of increasingly responsible positions
related to prohibition of chemical and biological weapons. During the
decade-long negotiation of the 1992 Chemical Weapons Convention, he was
the deputy U.S. negotiator and senior U.S. expert.In 1992,
Ambassador Mikulak ’64 received the Hillard Roderick Prize in Arms
Control from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In
2001, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Hamline University, St.
Paul, Minnesota. Ambassador Mikulak ’64 received his undergraduate
education at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota and his Ph.D. in
organic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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