Category Archives: Exciting News
The cover of the Reed Magazine’s fall issue asked, What is a Reedie, Anyway? That’s a tough one. Perhaps these news items from the magazine can help you figure out what a Reedie chemist might be.
There have been a number of new faces in the Chemistry building this year and last. One of the first arrivals was visiting assistant professor, Luc Boisvert. Luc started at Reed in Fall 2010 as a two-year sabbatical replacement for … finish reading Good News Finds Luc Boisvert
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, recently announced the election of 76 chemists to be Fellows of the Society. These fellows, who are recognized by their peers for their “efforts on behalf of the advancement … finish reading Alan Shusterman and Dan Gamelin ’90 Elected AAAS Fellows
It hasn’t been easy watching our visiting professor Danielle Cass (bioanalytical chemistry) struggle up and down the stairs and hallways the last few weeks. Yesterday, after class, she told us, “I might just go home this afternoon.” But go home … finish reading Welcome to Lucia Aminda Cass (Reed ’32)
Reed College eschews rankings of undergraduate colleges, so logical consistency demands that we turn our backs on rankings of graduate schools, right? Not necessarily. The National Research Council has recently published statistical data on all of the major chemistry and … finish reading Grad Schools Ranked by the National Research Council
TThe Chemistry Department is currently inviting applications for a one-year visiting position in the field of Environmental Chemistry for the 2011-2012 academic year. Review of completed applications will begin on February 1, 2011. To learn more, go here to see … finish reading Job Opening in Environmental Chemistry, 2011-2012
The Chemistry department is anticipating several sabbatical leaves in the next two years (Fall,2010 – Spring, 2012) and is currently advertising for two two-year visitors. One position is in biochemistry and/or analytical chemistry. The second position is in organic chemistry.We … finish reading Job Openings in Chemistry, 2010-2012
A few days ago, I posted a picture of VIPEr tattoos, a physical manifestation of IONiC, the Inorganic Online Network of Inorganic Chemists started by Maggie Geselbracht and several collaborators across the nation. It seems, though, that a merely online … finish reading I.O.N.i.C. goes hard-copy
C&E News called me last week and asked me to tell all regarding the department’s chemistry budget for next year. Since I haven’t been told much myself, I couldn’t offer much information (the reporter said she would call back in … finish reading W(h)ither college chemistry budgets?
“Ultra-liberal Reed College in Oregon is doing away with textbooks” is exactly how humorist P.J. O’Rourke described us when he started his yarn on yesterday’s (Nov 15, 2008) Bluff the Listener segment on NPR’s news-comedy show, Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell … finish reading “Ultra-liberal Reed College in Oregon”? Wait, wait, don’t tell me …