- jfry : To all alumni coming into town for the memorial: Rhiana Meade ('13) is planning an alumni get-together for Saturday evening, 11/15 at 6 pm at... – Read more.
- Jordan Katz : Maggie was a wonderful teacher and mentor and I am so sad to hear that she passed. With all her energy and her positive attitude,... – Read more.
- Melissa Melby : I am sad that I never got to work with Maggie, as I graduated in 1992. But it sounds like she has changed the Chemistry... – Read more.
- Molly King : Thank you for this beautiful article. I had the pleasure of having Maggie for Intro Chem back in 2005. She was a marvelous teacher and... – Read more.
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Category Archives: Exciting News
The Clinton Street Theatre near the Reed campus is currently offering Science on Tap, an evening lecture series that features an inviting beer-and-soft-chair approach to learning science. This past week’s celebrity scientist “on tap” was Reed’s newest biochemistry professor, Kelly Chacon (2015-), who spoke to a large … finish reading Prof. Kelly Chacon “on Tap” with Biochemistry
The Arthur F. Scott Chemistry Building is going strong in its third decade. Aside from small and occasional lab/office retrofits, no major changes ever seemed to be in order. Then, over winter break, a major ground-floor renovation project gave Room 106 an entirely … finish reading New Chem Lab Opens
Late one night several seniors entered the student lounge intent upon some long-unfinished business: to replace the seldom used bulletin boards with a hand-painted Periodic Table of the Elements.
National Public Radio’s weekly science news show, Science Friday, came to Portland recently and spoke with Ilana Novakoski ’16 about Reed’s research reactor. Ilana was interviewed onstage by the show’s host, Ira Flatow, and also conducted an audio tour of … finish reading Science Friday Explores Reed’s “Nuclear Option”
The Class of ’21 Award is a Reed alumni-endowed award that recognizes creative work involving an unusual degree of initiative and spontaneity. This year’s winner is chemist Danielle Draper ’13, “NO₂ effects on nighttime secondary organic aerosol (SOA) formation” (adv. … finish reading Danielle Draper ’13 wins Class of ’21 award
Cole Perkinson, who will graduate Monday with an interdisciplinary degree in chemistry-physics, happens to a wonderfully talented musician with eclectic tastes. Many classmates still remember when he ‘brought the house down’ on the last day of intro chem with his … finish reading Cole Perkinson ’13 Wins Watson Fellowship
Where do science and engineering (S&E) Ph.D.’s come from? That’s a question that the National Science Foundation has been asking for a long time and the answers may surprise you. Last month, the NSF published its most recent answer online … finish reading The PhD Phactory
The jury is still out on this question, but a new drug target has raised the hopes of malaria researchers that the disease can be treated more effectively in the future. The new compound, ELQ-300, was developed by a team … finish reading Can Malaria Be Wiped Out?
Back in December, the Reed College News Center carried this post, “Portland, OR (December 13, 2012)— Amgen, a California-based biotechnology company, has created a chair of chemical biology with a $3 million gift to Reed College. The Amgen-Perlmutter Chair honors … finish reading Arthur Glasfeld Named Amgen-Perlmutter Professor of Chemistry
The Reed College Chemistry department is currently collecting applications for a tenure-track position in organic chemistry. The successful candidate will begin teaching in Fall 2013. To learn more about this position, go here or visit the Job Openings link.