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141. Life in Venice. By Joe Rojas-Burke. Life in Venice. By Joe Rojas-Burke. Alumni, Individual; Technology; Sciences; Faculty, Individual; Philosophy Department; Computing Article about Professor Mark Bedau '76 and Norman Packard '77 who founded a high-tech firm, ProtoLife, outside of Venice, Italy, to create artificial life and a life-support system for artificial cells....

142. Life of learning. By Marnie McPhee Life of learning. By Marnie McPhee Sciences; Biology Department; Faculty, Individual Article on Helen Stafford, professor emerita in biology, her teaching, her many publications, and her research in plant physiology and enzymes.

143. Listening to Indians by Robert E. Moore '82 Listening to Indians by Robert E. Moore '82 Faculty, Individual; Anthropology Department; Teaching; Thesis Article by the literary executor of the papers of David and Kay French, Reed anthropologists, who set up a research program at the Warm Springs Indian Reservation from 1950 to 1956 in which many students...

144. Listening to the whales. By L. D. Kirshenbaum '84 Listening to the whales. By L. D. Kirshenbaum '84 Alumni, Individual; Environmental Studies; Biology Department Essay about Monika Wieland '07, a recent graduate who is fascinated with orca whales, did her thesis on them, and has extensively photographed wildlife.

145. Live|Work Space by Stephanie Snyder '91 Live|Work Space by Stephanie Snyder '91 Faculty, Individual; Teaching; Classes; Anthropology Department Essay about David and Kay French's basement research/classroom where they and many students met to discuss findings and to carry out research in their library and their field notes.

146. Living small. By William Abernathy '88 Living small. By William Abernathy '88 Physics Department; Alumni, Individual; Books; Article about David Dusenbery '64, his career in biophysics and his research and book on microbes, in which he looks at the physical laws that govern these tiny life-forms. His book is titled Living at...

147. Lloyd Williams and students at blackboard, 1962 Lloyd Williams and students at blackboard, 1962 Faculty, Individual; Classes; Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; Eliot Hall; Faculty; Mathematics Department; Students; Teaching; Mathematics Professor, Lloyd B. Williams, in an Eliot Hall classroom with two students, one an alumnus class of 1935, in 1962.

148. Madness and sanitation in Haiti. By Matt Davis Madness and sanitation in Haiti. By Matt Davis Alumni, Individual; Biology Department; Environmental Studies; Faculty, Individual; Article about Sasha Kramer '99, cofounder of SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods) who is working in Haiti to recycle 50% of its human waste that will increase fertilizer production by 17 times...

149. Making taxol from scratch. By S. Eugene Thompson. Making taxol from scratch. By S. Eugene Thompson. Alumni, Individual; Chemistry Department Story about Kip Guy ’90 and the work at his lab at the Scripps Research Institute to create a synthetic version of the taxol drug first extracted from the bark of the Pacific yew.

150. Mapping the next epidemic Mapping the next epidemic Faculty, Individual; Students - Individual; Computing; Biology Department Story about the epidemiological mapping program developed by adjunct professor of science Richard Crandall '69, biology professor Steven Arch, and students Elizabeth Cahill '03 and Laura Rude '01 under...

151. Marsh Cronyn tries to put hydrogen in its place. Marsh Cronyn tries to put hydrogen in its place. Faculty, Individual; Chemistry Department Article about professor emeritus of chemistry, Marsh Cronyn '40, and his work and writing after retirement.

152. Marsh Cronyn, '40, is going Back to the Lab Marsh Cronyn, '40, is going Back to the Lab Chemistry Department; Faculty, Individual; Alumni, Individual; Sciences; Article about the retirement of Marshall Cronyn '40, chemistry professor since 1952 and Vice President/Provost for the last seven years; he will pursue research on an anti-cancer compound in retirement....

153. Marshall William Cronyn '40. Marshall William Cronyn '40. Chemistry Department; Faculty, Individual; Alumni, Individual; Teaching Obituary for Marshall Cronyn '40 and chemistry professor at Reed for 37 years.

154. Marvin Levich, Claude Vaucher retire. By Barbara Peschiera '82. Marvin Levich, Claude Vaucher retire. By Barbara Peschiera ’82. Administration; Anthropology Department; Faculty, Individual; Philosophy Department;Bragdon, Paul [1927- , 1971-1988] A review of the teaching career of these two long-term professors upon their retirement. Levich was a professor philosophy for 40 years and the first vice president-provost for the college; Vaucher taught...

155. Math Professor Jessie May Short, 1920 Math Professor Jessie May Short, 1920 Short, Jessie May [1920-1939 at Reed]; Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; Faculty; Faculty, Individual; Mathematics Department; Reed Mathematics Professor Jessie May Short in 1920; she taught until 1939, retiring as an assistant professor.

156. Mathematics class, ca. 1940 Mathematics class, ca. 1940 Campus Life; Classes; Eliot Hall; Faculty; Griffin, Frank Loxley [1881-1969, 1911-1956 at Reed, 1954-1956 as President]; Mathematics Department; Students in class; Teaching; Students in a mathematics class, with Professor Frank Loxley Griffin, at the blackboard helping with math problems, ca. 1940.

157. Mathematics Department Curriculum History Mathematics Department Curriculum History Mathematics Department; Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; Curriculum; Academics; Teaching; Classes; Faculty; Sciences; Brief overview of the origin and development of the Mathematics Department at Reed, including a listing of representative classes and a few long-term faculty.

158. Mike Dennis, ready for his qual, 1962 Mike Dennis, ready for his qual, 1962 Biology Building; Campus Life; Quals; Student Activities; Students - Individual; Traditions; Junior Qualifying Exam; Reed student Michael J. Dennis , class of 1963, barefoot but dressed in a top hat and tails for his Biology Junior Quals, Spring 1962.

159. Milestones: six retirements. By Nadine Fiedler '89 Milestones: six retirements. By Nadine Fiedler '89 Staff; Faculty, Individual; Hauser Memorial Library; Biology Department; Books; Article about the retirements of one professor, Helen Stafford in biology who started in 1954, and five staff and members: Louella Rebecca (Becky) Pollock as the College Librarian; Lillian Jacobs as Director...

160. Moving on: David Griffiths. By Chris Lydgate '90 and Bennett Barsk '82 Moving on: David Griffiths. By Chris Lydgate '90 and Bennett Barsk '82 Faculty, Individual; Physics Department; Teaching; Sciences Note about the retirement of David Griffiths from the physics department after 31 years.