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Chemistry News from Reed Magazine, June 2018

 Chemistry was back on the Reed Magazine cover in June 2018. The cover article, “The Proton Phenomenon” (p. 24) is notable for its detailed profile of Reed’s newest chemistry professor, Miriam Bowring [2016-], and also for its deep dives into … finish reading Chemistry News from Reed Magazine, June 2018

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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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Job Opening: Organometallic Postdoctoral Researcher

We invite applications for a postdoctoral position in organometallic chemistry at Reed College under the supervision of Dr. Miriam Bowring. This research position focuses on organometallic mechanisms, synthesis, and catalysis. More information about the position and Chemistry department can be … finish reading Job Opening: Organometallic Postdoctoral Researcher

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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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Trevor Soucy ’18 Runs a Three Hour Marathon

Shades of Paul Whitredge ’12! Another Reed biochemist, Trevor Soucy ’18, has shown that when it comes to being fleet of foot, chemists have the right stuff. Trevor, along with his teammates on Reed’s distance team (“The Running Jokes”), tied on his … finish reading Trevor Soucy ’18 Runs a Three Hour Marathon

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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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Marilyn Olmstead ’65 to Deliver 2017 Tom Dunne Lecture

 U. California-Davis Prof. Emeritus Marilyn Olmstead ’65 will return to the Reed campus on Thursday, September 21 to deliver the 2017 Tom Dunne lecture (Bio 19, 4:15 pm, free, open to public). Her talk, “Fullerenes and Art,” will examine the … finish reading Marilyn Olmstead ’65 to Deliver 2017 Tom Dunne Lecture

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Public Lecture: Empowering Global Scientific Engagement

Geraldine Richmond “Empowering Global Scientific Engagement” Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon and, recipient of the 2017 Howard Vollum Award for Distinguished Accomplishment in Science and Technology Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:30 p.m. Psychology 105 … finish reading Public Lecture: Empowering Global Scientific Engagement

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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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Phi Beta Kappa Takes in Chemists from 2015-17

Every May, just two or three days before graduation, the Dean of the Faculty announces the most recent group of Reed seniors to be elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honorary society. Here are the PBK “chemists” from three most-recent classes. … finish reading Phi Beta Kappa Takes in Chemists from 2015-17

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