Augsburg is launching the Vocatio Chapel series on Sept. 19, at 10:20 a.m. with Nobel-Prize laureate and alumnus Dr. Peter Agre. The yearlong chapel series will focus on the theme “Science as Vocation.” Agre will speak about his calling to work in the field of chemistry.
Agre received his B.A. from Augsburg College and his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In 2003, Agre received the Nobel Prize in chemistry for his discovery of the long-sought “channels” that regulate and facilitate water molecule transport through cell membranes, a process essential to all living organisms. Continue reading “Dr. Peter Agre '70 to Launch Vocatio Chapel Series”