Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

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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Incompetent Blogger Unearths Emails from Ancient Reed Chemistry Civilizations

One of the great joys of my job is that I receive emails from alums and colleagues telling me about lovely changes in their lives: new jobs, marriages, babies, fellowships, and so on. Really delightful stuff. And, of course, because I also write … finish reading Incompetent Blogger Unearths Emails from Ancient Reed Chemistry Civilizations

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, September 2016

Maybe the place to begin a dip into What Is a Reedie?, the Sept. 2016 issue of the Reed magazine, is by asking, “what is summer?” The time of year when it rains on Portland’s annual Grand Floral Parade. A time when the … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, September 2016

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Janet Gunzner-Toste ’93 is an ACS Hero of Chemistry!

The American Chemical Society (ACS) recently announced its Heroes of Chemistry for 2017 and the list includes Janet’s team at Genentech. The Genentech heroes were recognized for the discovery and development of ERIVEDGE® (vismodegib), the first medicine to be approved for the treatment … finish reading Janet Gunzner-Toste ’93 is an ACS Hero of Chemistry!

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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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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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