TSRI's Kellogg School of Science and Technology
Class of '03

The graduating students gather before the commencement march.


Number of people in this year’s graduating class: 29

Age range: 26 to 45

Number of men and women: men, 22; women, 7

Married: More than 50 percent

Number of children born during their Ph.D. work: At least 5

Undergraduate institutions: Johns Hopkins University, California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Washington, Case Western Reserve, Harvey Mudd College, University of Minnesota, University of California at Los Angeles, Berkeley, and San Diego, etc...

Graduates flying in to attend the ceremony from as far away as: Munich, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland.

U.S. News and World Report national ranking of graduate programs: Chemistry, sixth (second in the specialty of organic chemistry); biological sciences, ninth.

Age of the graduate program: 14 years

Average time to complete the program: 5 years

Number of pages in shortest 2003 dissertation submitted: 135

Number of pages in longest 2003 dissertation submitted: 379

Employers of some of the graduating students: Harvard University, Yale University, University of California at San Diego, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine, Medimmune, Diversa, GileadNeurocrine, Eisai Research Institute, Vossius & Partner...