• Lida Gifford ’90
    Paul Mueller, photographer

Lida Gifford

A Connecticut native, Lida spent two decades in the Philadelphia region, beginning with her years at Ursinus. While an English major at Ursinus, she participated in various campus activities, including Meistersingers and College Choir, Alpha Sigma Nu, and The Lantern. After earning a PhD in chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, she relocated to California and currently works at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory writing and editing a science website. In her free time, she sings in various choirs and plays the ukulele.