Category Archives: Faculty & Staff

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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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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X-ray Diffractometer is Operational

For the past 20+ years, students doing crystallography projects in Prof. Arthur Glasfeld‘s [1989-] lab have relied on instrumentation made available to them by generous friends at OHSU.  That will remain true, except the OHSU instrumentation will now live at Reed.  As … finish reading X-ray Diffractometer is Operational

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Chemistry News from Reed Magazine, September 2018

Sometimes life at Reed seems like it comes right out of Lewis Carroll. In Through the Looking Glass the White Queen informs Alice that in her (the Queen’s) youth she could believe “six impossible things before breakfast”. Life at Reed … finish reading Chemistry News from Reed Magazine, September 2018

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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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EPA Awards Grant for Diesel Monitoring

As anyone who has waited in traffic behind a diesel-powered vehicle knows, there’s something especially noxious about diesel exhaust. We can hope that the manufacturers of diesel-powered vehicles are trying to clean up their act, but, in the mean time … finish reading EPA Awards Grant for Diesel Monitoring

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Alumni News from the Reed Magazine, September 2017

Take a step back in time… once upon a time you were a Reed College student. What were your days like? Perhaps your most vivid memory is of signing up for classes, or searching for missing lecture or lab notes, … finish reading Alumni News from the Reed Magazine, September 2017

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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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Prof. Kelly Chacón Talks with ASBMB’s Minority Affairs

óChildhood interests sometimes go unrecognized and life takes another path, sometimes several paths, before those early interests finally rise up and take flight. Such is the story arc of Reed’s newest biochemistry professor, Prof. Kelly Chacón [2015-]. Kelly is currently taking … finish reading Prof. Kelly Chacón Talks with ASBMB’s Minority Affairs

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