An enthused reader sent along the link for the latest MIT Chemformation newsletter. Standard stuff, really: announced awards, funded grants, some recent paper abstracts. But the 'diamond in the rough' popped up on Page 3, where one Prof. Stephen "BUCK WILD" Buchwald hung out with MIT undergrads for a ClubChem-sponsored dinner.
|Credit: MIT Dept. of Chemistry|
"...students engaged Prof. Buchwald in an informal discussion that focussed [sic] on his enthusiasm for the Indiana University Hoosiers, his love for mystery novels..."
"Professor Buchwald['s]...daily jokes and spontaneous operatic singing made lectures a real treat."College sports? Comedy? Opera? All with a dash of catalysis on the side, no doubt.
(I have to meet this guy someday)