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Nobel prize winner graduated from Lawrence, Tosa High

Oct. 7, 2009

Appleton — A graduate of Lawrence University in Appleton has been named one of three winners of the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Thomas Steitz and two others shared the prestigious honor Wednesday for their cellular research that contributed to the development of antibiotics.

A Lawrence spokesman says Steitz graduated from Wauwatosa High School in 1958 and what was then called Lawrence College in 1962.

Steitz's former academic adviser remembers the 69-year-old as one of his favorite students.

Robert Rosenberg is now an 83-year-old adjunct professor of chemistry at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. He says Steitz was a top student, someone who was curious and asked insightful questions.

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