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In Memoriam: Tom Dunne

It’s with great sadness that we report the passing of emeritus chemistry professor Tom Dunne [Reed 1963-1995] on 5 April 2020. Tom’s career spanned three major epochs of Reed chemistry. As a young faculty member he overlapped with Prof. Arthur … finish reading In Memoriam: Tom Dunne

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Anna Brown ’05 Creating Lead-Free X-Ray Protection

After Anna ’05 finished her work at Reed, she, like so many Reedies before her, decided to stay in Portland. She took her books across the Willamette and earned her Ph.D. at Portland State University under the direction of inorganic/nanomaterials … finish reading Anna Brown ’05 Creating Lead-Free X-Ray Protection

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UPDATE Attend Recognition Night for Prof. Tom Dunne UPDATE

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED More info regarding postponement and dinner reservations can be found HERE.

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Panel Discussion: Out in Stem PDX

What stereotypes do each of us hold about STEM (Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics) professionals? Does the mention of STEM bring to mind someone who is … Male? Straight? Nerd? I will stop right there. Because, contrary to … finish reading Panel Discussion: Out in Stem PDX

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Chemistry News from the Reed Magazine, March 2019

The March 2019 issue of the Reed Magazine, From Here to There, is a reminder of the many ways that Reedies can fascinate. Dip inside and you will discover the seldom told story of Inez Freeman ’48 in “Black Student, … finish reading Chemistry News from the Reed Magazine, March 2019

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Brent Michel ’17 Driving Towards Counseling Degree

Brent will be leaving Portland in the next few days and he will be traveling light. After 7 years in Portland, including the usual 4 years as a Reed chemistry student, and post-Reed work as an after-school science educator and … finish reading Brent Michel ’17 Driving Towards Counseling Degree

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Lisa Frueh ’15 – Eastward Ho!

Lisa has been working in the Portland area since graduation, primarily as a research chemist in the lab of Prof. Michael Riscoe at OHSU, a project that included close mentorship of a Reed thesis (see “Rose Gonoud ’17 Tackles Drug-Resistant … finish reading Lisa Frueh ’15 – Eastward Ho!

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Chemistry News from the Reed Magazine, December 2018

The cover photo for “Rising”, the December 2018 issue of the Reed magazine, shows a partially flooded road in Louisiana. The pavement rises less than an inch above the two large bodies of water on each side, daring the driver … finish reading Chemistry News from the Reed Magazine, December 2018

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Great Reed Bake-Off Winner: Maryam Ahmad ’19

Not to be outdone by Brits baking their hearts out in a tent-covered meadow, Reed College mounted its first Great Reed Bake-Off this Winter. You can read all about it (and find more photos) here. Congratulations to all of the … finish reading Great Reed Bake-Off Winner: Maryam Ahmad ’19

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2018 Undergraduate Poster Symposium and Career Fair

As our alumni well know, the typical Reed chemistry “undergraduate” spends a lot of time in the research lab. Senior thesis. Summer research. Need I say more? Ever since his arrival in Portland, Oregon, retired chemistry Prof. David Reingold has … finish reading 2018 Undergraduate Poster Symposium and Career Fair

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