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Chemistry Grads return for 2017 Reunion

Over a dozen Reed chemistry graduates of all vintages returned to campus last week for 2017 Reunions. Prof. Arthur Glasfeld and Alan Shusterman (that’s me) were on hand to greet them when they stopped by the Chemistry building, and we joined several … finish reading Chemistry Grads return for 2017 Reunion

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Prof. Geraldine Richmond, 2017 Vollum Awardee

The recipient of the 2017 Vollum Award for Distinguished Accomplishment in Science and Technology is University of Oregon chemist, Prof. Geraldine (Geri) Richmond. Prof. Richmond is one of those very special scientists who can work on a broad scale, achieving international … finish reading Prof. Geraldine Richmond, 2017 Vollum Awardee

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Rose Gonoud ’17 Tackles Drug-Resistant Malaria

What is a Reed thesis? Search online and you might come across: The Reed Thesis During your final year, you will plunge headlong into an intellectual adventure—the senior thesis. Undertaken with support from a faculty adviser, the senior thesis is … finish reading Rose Gonoud ’17 Tackles Drug-Resistant Malaria

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Take Your Dog to Graduation Day

Q: What follows 9 months of Portland winter? A: The 2017 Reed graduation ceremony, of course. Reed’s ceremony took place during a one-day break from the rain and clouds last Monday, May 15. Our graduating class contained very flavor of chemistry: analytical, … finish reading Take Your Dog to Graduation Day

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June 2016

The Reed Magazine always carries a broad spectrum of articles, and Within Reach, the June 2016 issue, is no exception. There are articles on a diverse set of alumni pursuits (can you say, “emergency planning – gunpowder – prosthetic limbs” … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June 2016

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Jeremy Waen ’06 On a Sustainable Path

Two days ago a group of Reed faculty got together to discuss how we could do more to help our students succeed after graduation. A widely shared concern was the “Graduate School or Bust!” mentality that seems to dominate student … finish reading Jeremy Waen ’06 On a Sustainable Path

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, March 2016

The cover article for the March 2016 issue of Reed magazine carries the title, Patterns of Power, which alludes to the relationship between fashion and society. I would also encourage readers to check out What is a Successful College Education? … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, March 2016

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December 2015

Sculpting the City, the December 2015 issue of Reed magazine, is an eclectic affair covering topics as diverse as intellectuals working for the CIA, the Ottoman siege of Vienna in 1683, muckraking journalism, the design of urban spaces (cover story, … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December 2015

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, September 2015

The search for alumni news continued in The Art of the Conference in the September issue of the Reed magazine. Conferences have held a time-honored place in chemistry courses for at least 50 years, but the conduct of “conference” has always been malleable, embracing whatever … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, September 2015

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June 2015

It’s been a long time since I’ve dipped into the Reed magazine for news about Reed chemists so it seems appropriate that the title of the summer 2015 issue was Rediscovering A Master, and the cover featured a photo of … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June 2015

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