Professor emeritus of biological chemistry at the University of Michigan Minor “Jud” Coon (Chem’43) was honored by a symposium with lectures by his former students. He was recognized for his research on the enzyme cytochrome P450, which helped establish its biomedical importance in steroid synthesis, chemical carcinogenesis and drug metabolism. He also was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and awarded an honorary medical degree from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. He writes he has fond memories of chemistry professor Gustavson who was an inspiring professor.

Posted Dec. 1, 2011

Last fall Gerald Hodge (Art’43) was one of the main speakers at the Johns Hopkins Medical School for its 100th anniversary of the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine. He also gave a half-day workshop in silver point drawing, a technique used by artists during the Renaissance. He did his graduate work at Johns Hopkins from 1946 to 1949. Gerald lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Posted Mar. 1, 2012

After graduating, Mary Lou Wilkerson Unterburger (Engl’43) enlisted in the Navy and served for two and a half years instructing Naval air cadets in their first training in instrument flight and radio aids for navigation. She writes she enjoyed reading Clay Evan’s story on the WAVES, “WWII — Women at War,” in the December 2011 issue of the Coloradan. Mary Lou is retired and living in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Posted Dec. 1, 2012