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Chain reaction. By Matt Kelly
Teaching; Faculty, Individual; Alumni, Individual; Development and Fundraising; Endowment; Scholarships; Physics Department; Knowlton, Ansel Alphonse [1915-1948 at Reed];
Chart showing the connections between physics faculty, endowed chairs, student scholarships; and giving.
Chemistry Department Curriculum History
Chemistry Department; Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; Curriculum; Academics; Teaching; Faculty; Classes; Sciences;
Brief overview of the origin and development of theChemistry Department at Reed, including a listing of representative classes and a few long-term faculty.
Chemistry student in a laboratory, 1950
Sciences; Chemistry Department; Students in class; Students Studying; Technology;
Senior Chemistry major, Mony F. Draper, class of 1950, in a chemistry laboratory. He is testing radioactive material with a geiger counter.
Cheryl Scholz MacNaughton, 1935
MacNaughton, Cheryl Scholz [1925-1943 at Reed]; Staff; Division of History and Social Sciences; Faculty, Individual; History Department; MacNaughton Dormitory;
Cheryl Scholz MacNaughton was Dean of Women from 1924 to 1943 and Instructor in Historyfrom 1938-1943; she became director of admission in 1944 until January of 1945. She was married to president Richard...
Class in a biology lab, ca. 1935
Students in Class; Laboratories; Biology Department; Eliot Hall; Classes; Sciences
Students in a biology lab in the basement of Eliot Hall, using microscopes and razor blades, ca. 1935.
Class on the Great Lawn, 1963
Students in Class; Classes; Teaching; Great Lawn; Physics Department; Faculty, Individual; Trees; MacNaughton Dormitory
A physics class taught on the Great Lawn by Professor Byron Youtz with his blackboard, November, 1963; MacNaughton Dormitory can be seen in the background.
Claude Alain Vaucher.
Anthropology Department; Faculty, Individual;
Obituary for Claude Vaucher who undertook many archeological studies and taught at Reed for 31 years; a brief statement of appreciation is included from departmental secretary Lois Hobbs.
College science: pass, no credit. By Donald Kennedy
Essay about the need for good students in the sciences and how liberary arts colleges tend to produce high numbers, and Reed and Swarthmore nearly doubled the proportional productivity of Harvard and Yale....
Commencement Address by Dr. Carl S. Alsberg, 1938
Commencement; Lecture; Students; Keezer, Dexter Merriam [1895-1991]; Sciences;
Text of the Commencement address by Dr. Carl S. Alsberg, chemistry professor and administrator at Stanford, about his career, about jobs and working, and how graduates can make their way in the world.
Convocation 1995 / “Finish what you start.” By Adele Goldberg.
Awards; Computing; Convocation; Sciences
Description of the Howard Vollum Award for Distinguished Accomplishment in Science and Technology and the text of the recipient’s speech.
Coyotes make home in canyon. By Lucy Bellwood '12
Canyon; Wildlife; Fish Ladder; Environmental Studies; Reed Lake;
Notes about sightings of coyotes in the Reed canyon, a success story complementing the return of the steelhead last year after much effort to restore the canyon to a self-sustaining, ecologically balanced...
David French dies at 75.
Anthropology Department; Faculty, Individual; Teaching
Obituary and faculty resolution for David French ‘39, emeritus anthropology professor who taught at Reed from 1947 until his 1988 retirement. He and his wife, Kathrine McCulloch Story French, focused...
Death of Prof. Emeritus Reginald F. Arragon brings eulogy for his role as architect of the Reed curriculum
Arragon, Reginald Francis [1891-1986, 1923-1962 at Reed]; Faculty, Individual; Curriculum; Humanities; Teaching; History Department;
Obituary for noted history professor Rex Arragon, at Reed from 1923 to 1962, who developed the humanities program in 1943-1944 that became a staple of the Reed curriculum.
Defending the citadel. By Laura Ross '98
Politics; Curriculum; Black Student Union; Black Studies Program; Rosenblum, Victor G. [1925-2006, 1968-1970 at Reed]; Faculty, Individual; Demonstrations; Student Activities; Faculty, Groups and Activities; Student Protests;
Article about the upheaval during the mid to late 1960s between factions of the faculty, the Young Turks and the Old Guard, over the curriculum and the demand for the Black Studies Center; inicluded are...
Dennis J. Hoffman, 1930-2003.
Faculty, Individual; Physics Department
Obituary for professor of physics, Hoffman, at Reed from 1959 through 1990; he worked at Livermore National Laboratory before Reed, and pioneered the use of digital computers at Reed.
Diary of a confrontation: Black Studies at Reed. By Thomas K. Worcester
Black Student Union; Demonstrations; Student Activities; Faculty; Faculty, Individual; Campus Events; Trustees; Presidents; Rosenblum, Victor G. [1925-2006, 1968-1970 at Reed]; Administration; Staff; Black Studies Program; Student Protests;
An account of the political confrontation at Reed over the Black Studies program including the demands of the Black Student Union, or BSU, the faculty response, President Rosenblum's efforts, activities...
Digging deep. By Karin Evans.
Alumni, Individual; Anthropology Department
Article about Chelsea Chapman '98 and her work at bringing organic gardening and farming at an elementary school in Berkeley as program coodinator of the Edible Schoolyard project.
Digging dirt: Laurie Halpern Benenson '71. By William Abernathy '88
Alumni, Individual; Theatre and Drama; Literature; Environmental Studies;
Essay about Laurie Benenson '71 and the movie she co-produced called Dirt! The Movie. About the conservation of soil, the movie is meant to show what every person can do.
Dismantling chemical weapons. By Laura Alvarez ’98.
Alumni, Individual; Chemistry Department; Trustees; World War I [one]; World War II [two]; Politics; War;
Article about trustee Joseph Bunnett ’42 and his central role in the international effort to safely destroy chemical weapons. Bunnett, also a former faculty member in chemistry at Reed, was the chairman...
Dorothy Jean Christensen Williams, 1930-2003.
Mathematics Department; Faculty, Individual
Obituary for Dorothy Williams, a math professor at Reed from 1959 to 1965, and 1977.
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