Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

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, 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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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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Welcome Dr. Subhasish Chatterjee

Dr. Chatterjee will be joining the Reed chemistry department later this month as a visiting assistant professor of chemistry. He did his undergraduate work in materials chemistry at the University of Kolkata in India before moving to the City University of … finish reading Welcome Dr. Subhasish Chatterjee

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Grants Support New Faculty Research

All three of the new chemistry faculty who have been hired in recent years have successfully garnered financial support from outside the college for their research projects. If you missed it, here’s a rundown:

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Another happy law school graduate: Prof. Juliane Fry

The fact that the hallway outside Julie Fry‘s office is festooned with research posters might lead one to think of her as a one-dimensional research scientist, but that has never been the case. 

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Rockin’ the House with Virginia Hancock ’62

54 years ago, in the spring of 1962, a Reed chemistry student named Virginia Oglesby submitted a senior thesis titled, “The Synthesis of Heterocyclic Imidochlorides.” This week marks the end of yet another thesis season, but for Virginia (now Hancock), it celebrated the … finish reading Rockin’ the House with Virginia Hancock ’62

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D is for Dog

The number of pooches in the chemistry building is booming once again which raises a perennial pet question: do chemists show their affection differently than other dog owners?

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The Quilting Legacy of Prof. Maggie Geselbracht

The middle of spring break, a time to pause, and take a deep breath before the dash to Thesis Parade. One year ago, during Spring Break 2015, our building underwent a quiet, but profound, change. Just a few months earlier … finish reading The Quilting Legacy of Prof. Maggie Geselbracht

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Reedies at Spring ACS Meeting – Denver 2015

For the past several years the Reed Chemistry department has been ramping up its efforts to get student research on display at scientific conferences. This included the most recent national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego (Spring … finish reading Reedies at Spring ACS Meeting – Denver 2015

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