Distinguished Chemist/art Dealer to Lecture at Baylor

Sept. 6, 1995

Dr. Alfred Bader, founder of the Aldrich Chemical Co., will give a series of chemistry and art lectures Sept. 11-12 at Baylor University as part of the university's Distinguished Lecture Series.

At 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in Room 149 of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, Bader will speak on "The Rembrandt Research Project." At 10 a.m. Monday in Room 149, he will speak on "The Detectives Eye." Also on Monday at 8 p.m. in Room 100 of the Sid Richardson Science Building, Bader will lecture on "The History of the Aldrich Co."

At 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Room 149 of Hooper-Schaefer, he will speak on "Art History." At 11 a.m. in Room 202 of The Marrs McLean Science Building, Bader will discuss "Losschmidt: The Father of Molecular Modeling".

Bader's chemical company, located in Milwaukee, Wis., is the world's largest supplier of organic research chemicals. Retiring from the company in 1991, Bader focused his attention on another interest, art dealing. He is particularly interested in old Dutch paintings.

Also a philanthropist, Bader is the recipient of the American Chemical Society's (ACS) 1995 Charles Lathrop Parsons Award, which recognizes outstanding public service by ACS members. He is the author of the recently published "Adventures of a Chemist Collector."

For more information contact Dr. A.G. Pinkus, research professor of chemistry, at

755-3311.

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