Prof. Ji-Wang Chern returned to the College this spring to deliver the annual Leroy B. Townsend Lectureship in Medicinal Chemistry, which honors Prof. Townsend’s long and distinguished career. The lecture was also a family reunion. Prof. Chern’s son, Ting-Rong Chern, is a fifth-year medicinal chemistry PhD candidate.
D. Kevin Kwok, PharmD’86, advised a rapt audience in CC Little that “In order to gain control, one must first lose control.” This mantra set the tone of Dr. Kwok’s Dean’s Leading by Example Lecture Series on November 3, 2016.
Charles R. Walgreen III led the drugstore chain that bears his family's name through a period of significant change, shedding many ancillary businesses and focusing on store growth and a top-of-the-line pharmacy operation.