Emeritus Professor Ron Caple (Chemistry and Biochemistry Department) Awarded the Alumni Achievement Award
Emeritus Professor Ron Caple (Chemistry and Biochemistry Department) will be awarded the Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, St. Olaf College. Dr. Caple graduated from St. Olaf in 1960. St. Olaf Alumni Awards are given to nominated alumni who exemplify the ideals and mission of the College. The Alumni Achievement Award criteria "shall be that the candidate has not merely accomplished a job competently, but has excelled in a profession through unusual success or contribution to a field; through innovation or research, which has caused the profession to advance; or for extraordinary contributions and achievements which have improved the quality of life of some segment of society."
Dr. Caple has also established a scholarship to help students from 3rd world countries pursue an undergraduate degree at UMD.