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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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Joseph Bunnett ’42 through the eyes of Rebecca Braslau ’81

UC Santa Cruz chemistry professor Rebecca Braslau ’81 wrote to me today regarding the recent passing of her long-time Santa Cruz colleague, Joe Bunnett ’42. For those seeking a rich, deep understanding of Joe’s life, and what he meant to … finish reading Joseph Bunnett ’42 through the eyes of Rebecca Braslau ’81

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Remembering Trustee, Professor Joseph Bunnett ’42

The UC Santa Cruz department of chemistry and biochemistry conveyed the sad news that Joe Bunnett passed away on May 22. Joe was well-known to many in the physical organic chemistry community and beyond. After graduating from Reed with a … finish reading Remembering Trustee, Professor Joseph Bunnett ’42

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Remembering Maggie in script

Prof. Maggie Geselbracht taught and touched hundreds of Reed students before she passed away last year, and ‘thank you’ notes and other recollections have been making their way towards the Chemistry department ever since. Two of Maggie’s chemistry colleagues, Arthur … finish reading Remembering Maggie in script

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, March ’14

 2015 arrived just days ago and with it a chance to go through last year’s mail and get caught up. A couple of issues of Reed magazine swam to the top, the oldest being March 2014’s “Thinker. Tailor. Soldier. Spy.” … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, March ’14

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In memoriam: Maggie Geselbracht

Reed College lost a cherished colleague and great friend when Maggie Geselbracht passed away Thursday, Sept. 11 after a long and hard-fought struggle against lymphoma. Maggie joined the Reed community in January 1993, delaying her transfer from Wisconsin to Reed … finish reading In memoriam: Maggie Geselbracht

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Randiefest 2014!

Our beloved stockroom manager of many years, Randie Dalziel, is retiring this fall. It’s hard to imagine this building without him whistling around the hallways, and we want to send him off in style! Randie will give a “seminar” (his … finish reading Randiefest 2014!

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Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December ’13

Portland is in the middle of its first blast of summer. A good time to cool off with some news from last December’s issue of the Reed magazine. The magazine’s focus was on the beautiful new PAB (Performing Arts Building) … finish reading Alumni News from Reed Magazine, December ’13

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