Category Archives: In Memoriam

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, December 2015

Sculpting the City, the December 2015 issue of Reed magazine, is an eclectic affair covering topics as diverse as intellectuals working for the CIA, the Ottoman siege of Vienna in 1683, muckraking journalism, the design of urban spaces (cover story, … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December 2015

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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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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June 2015

It’s been a long time since I’ve dipped into the Reed magazine for news about Reed chemists so it seems appropriate that the title of the summer 2015 issue was Rediscovering A Master, and the cover featured a photo of … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June 2015

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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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Kenneth Koe ’45, In Memoriam

The Reed Magazine blog has reported that Kenneth Koe ’45, one of the principal scientists on the Zoloft discovery team at Pfizer, passed away at his daughter’s home earlier this month. He was 90 years old. I remember meeting Dr. … finish reading Kenneth Koe ’45, In Memoriam

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Mark Angeles ’15 Memorial Fellowship established

In late May, shortly after graduation, chemist Mark Angeles ’15 was tragically killed by a motorist while riding his bicycle near campus (see Remembering Mark Angeles). Reed’s Sallyportal blog updated this story last week with the news that Mark’s family and … finish reading Mark Angeles ’15 Memorial Fellowship established

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December 2014

The Reed Magazine for December 2014 will be etched in my memory as one of the saddest issues ever published. On p. 51 Chemistry’s Catalyst shared the news of Prof. Maggie Geselbracht‘s untimely passing with the larger Reed community. The … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December 2014

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, September ’14

Quadrivial Pursuit, the title article for the Sept 2014 issue of the Reed magazine, is a multiple-choice exam (p. 24) that tests your Reed IQ. Questions for chemists include: #10 – Subsequent to its founding, in what year was Reed’s … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, September ’14

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June ’14

It’s summertime. Which means that its time to go to the beach and curl up with a good read, like back issues of the Reed magazine (June 2014). One year ago, the summer issue of the magazine looked back at … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, June ’14

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