Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

Job Opening: Tenure Track Position in Chemistry at Reed College

Reed College invites applications for a tenure-track position in chemistry to begin in August 2019. We welcome candidates in any area of chemistry whose research interests focus on quantitative measurement. The successful applicant will be expected to teach in the … finish reading Job Opening: Tenure Track Position in Chemistry at Reed College

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EPA Awards Grant for Diesel Monitoring

As anyone who has waited in traffic behind a diesel-powered vehicle knows, there’s something especially noxious about diesel exhaust. We can hope that the manufacturers of diesel-powered vehicles are trying to clean up their act, but, in the mean time … finish reading EPA Awards Grant for Diesel Monitoring

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Alumni News from the Reed Magazine, September 2017

Take a step back in time… once upon a time you were a Reed College student. What were your days like? Perhaps your most vivid memory is of signing up for classes, or searching for missing lecture or lab notes, … finish reading Alumni News from the Reed Magazine, September 2017

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Chemists at the Murdock College Science Research Conference

Last November, about the time when serious rain returned to Portland, 10 Reed scientists, 3 faculty + 7 students, made their way across the Cascades to sunny Spokane, Washington for the Murdock College Science Research Conference. The Reed crew included … finish reading Chemists at the Murdock College Science Research Conference

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Prof. Kelly Chacón Talks with ASBMB’s Minority Affairs

óChildhood interests sometimes go unrecognized and life takes another path, sometimes several paths, before those early interests finally rise up and take flight. Such is the story arc of Reed’s newest biochemistry professor, Prof. Kelly Chacón [2015-]. Kelly is currently taking … finish reading Prof. Kelly Chacón Talks with ASBMB’s Minority Affairs

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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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Alumni News from the Reed Magazine, June 2017

The summer issue of the Reed magazine was titled “Game On”, just right for summer break. Summer research students swarmed the chemistry department, bunching around benches and fume hoods, darting in and out of faculty offices, bunching again to each lunch and to … finish reading Alumni News from the Reed Magazine, June 2017

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It’s a dog’s life in chemistry

When I first arrived at Reed in 1989 there was one dog in the department, a very large, friendly-in-a-curmudgeonly sort of way, German Shepherd named Mercy who shared Tom Dunne’s office. Mercy could be forward, but she could also keep a low … finish reading It’s a dog’s life in chemistry

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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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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December 2016

One of my favorite Hum colleagues, Prof. David Gerratt [1998-], graces the cover of the December 2016 issue of the Reed magazine. Characteristically, he is bent over in order to reach just a little further out … whether to make … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December 2016

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