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- In December Ron Sato ’68 coordinated
the Feeding Frenzy on campus, where alumni bring and served nourishment to exam-crazed
students on the Sunday night before finals.
- “Breaking Depression’s Icy Grip”
p. 37 described the upbringing and career of Kenneth Koe ’45. Koe was part of the research team at Pfizer that
developed Zoloft, one of the most prescribed SSRIs. He visited campus in August
2008 to receive the Vollum Award for Distinguished Accomplishment in Science
- Arlene Blum ’66 visited Reed in November 2008 to present a
lecture, “Breaking Trail: Mountains and Molecules.” Arlene traced her
evolution from beginning climber and chemistry student at Reed to expeditionary
leader and environmental scientist.
- Steve Carlson ’93 joined Fish &
Richardson P.C. as a principal in their
Silicon Valley office, where he focuses on patent litigation.
- Luke Kanies ’96 and Cindy Ellig Kanies
’96 welcomed identical twins, Vivian and
Lilian, on August 29, 2008 (see p. 47 for family photo)
In Memoriam …
- Beverly Joyce Young
Sandmann ’53, died on February 1, 2007, in Carlsbad, California. Beverly worked as a lab technician, mother, and homemaker, and was always very proud to be a Reed graduate.
- Roderic Maurice Kauai
Dale ’70 died on November 4, 2008, in
Portland. Rod would eventually earn a Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale and go on to hold executive positions at several biotechnology companies, including two that he started himself, Biotix and Oligos.