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Trevor Soucy ’18 Runs a Three Hour Marathon

Shades of Paul Whitredge ’12! Another Reed biochemist, Trevor Soucy ’18, has shown that when it comes to being fleet of foot, chemists have the right stuff. Trevor, along with his teammates on Reed’s distance team (“The Running Jokes”), tied on his … finish reading Trevor Soucy ’18 Runs a Three Hour Marathon

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Murdock Charitable Trust to Support Organometallic Research

Prof. Miriam Bowring [chemistry, 2016-] has received a $43,500 research grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust to support her research in organometallic chemistry. The grant, which will provide funds for three years, is being supplemented by a grant of $11,400 from … finish reading Murdock Charitable Trust to Support Organometallic Research

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Marilyn Olmstead ’65 to Deliver 2017 Tom Dunne Lecture

 U. California-Davis Prof. Emeritus Marilyn Olmstead ’65 will return to the Reed campus on Thursday, September 21 to deliver the 2017 Tom Dunne lecture (Bio 19, 4:15 pm, free, open to public). Her talk, “Fullerenes and Art,” will examine the … finish reading Marilyn Olmstead ’65 to Deliver 2017 Tom Dunne Lecture

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Public Lecture: Empowering Global Scientific Engagement

Geraldine Richmond “Empowering Global Scientific Engagement” Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon and, recipient of the 2017 Howard Vollum Award for Distinguished Accomplishment in Science and Technology Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:30 p.m. Psychology 105 … finish reading Public Lecture: Empowering Global Scientific Engagement

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Prof. Julie Fry is 2017 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Prof. Julie Fry [2008-], who was recently profiled in the December 2016 issue of Reed magazine under Teaching. Reaching. Inspiring., can now add another accolade. The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation has selected her as one of its seven Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for … finish reading Prof. Julie Fry is 2017 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

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Phi Beta Kappa Takes in Chemists from 2015-17

Every May, just two or three days before graduation, the Dean of the Faculty announces the most recent group of Reed seniors to be elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honorary society. Here are the PBK “chemists” from three most-recent classes. … finish reading Phi Beta Kappa Takes in Chemists from 2015-17

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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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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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Prof. Kelly Chacon “on Tap” with Biochemistry

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

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New Chem Lab Opens

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

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