Jamie Rogers '08 was chosen by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present her research on environmentally friendly chemistry using bismuth compounds at the 2008 Posters on the Hill session in Washington, D.C.
Your hometown? Elmwood, Illinois
Why Wesleyan? Small school with a good science program and a lot of individual attention for students.
Your major? Chemistry
Favorite professor or favorite class? Dr. Hoffmann (though Quant [Quantitative Analysis] was not my favorite class).
After Wesleyan? Ph.D. program in organic synthesis, not sure where yet.
Best memory? All my memories from growing up in a small town -- riding tractors, parties in corn fields, riding bikes around town, etc.
For fun? Watching movies and sports (especially Cardinals games).
The best? Hanging out with close friends/family; anything we do turns out fun.
Favorite book? Anything by John Grisham
Favorite band or artist? Tim McGraw
Favorite quote? "Tomorrow is a gift, so live today like tomorrow isn’t happening." Frankie, The Real World.

Jamie Rogers

Jamie Rogers collaborated on green chemistry research with IWU Chemistry Professor Ram Mohan, and in 2007 she was one of 11 finalists for the Frank and Sara McKnight Prize in Undergraduate Chemistry.

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