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Jesse Rowsell, an assistant professor of Chemistry, passed away on Jan. 30.

Chemistry Professor Jesse Rowsell Remembered

February 6, 2015

Grieving students, faculty and staff filled bulletin boards in Love Lounge with stories and drawings in memory of Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jesse Rowsell this week. “I am convinced, along with all of my Chem 101 friends, that he was completely brilliant, but he was so much more than that,” read one anonymous note. “Vibrant, funny, inspiring and wise, he treated us as people first, then as students, and never as numbers on a page.” Rowsell passed away at age 37 on Jan. 30, leaving...

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