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Reed College Selects VP to Attract Exceptional Students

Reed College is pleased to announce the appointment of Milyon Trulove as vice president and dean of admission and financial aid—a position charged with enrolling talented and diverse students to the college.

Trulove comes to Reed from Hamline University in Minnesota, where he has worked since 2008 and was dean of admission and financial aid. Prior to that, he worked for 10 years in admission at St. Olaf College, his alma mater. He also led the development of local, regional, and international recruitment and communications for the full-time MBA program at the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, where he received a master’s degree in higher education leadership.

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Reed College Professor of Music Mark Burford Wins Irving Lowens Article Award

Reed College Associate Professor of Music Mark Burford won the prestigious Irving Lowens Article Award for his piece on Sam Cooke that was published in the Journal of the American Musicological Society. The award is bestowed annually by the Society for American Music in recognition of an article that makes an outstanding contribution to American music studies.

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Professor Makley Wins ACLS Fellowship to Write about Her Work on Tibet

Portland, Ore--Charlene Makley, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Reed College, has won an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship for her project, “The Politics of Presence: State-Led Development, Personhood and Power among Tibetans in China.” The ACLS Fellowship is competitive—approximately 65 recipients are selected from more than 1020 submissions.

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Reed in the News

Five movies filmed at Reed College; four are failures, one is great

Jeff Baker writes, "Poor Reed College. It's got so much going for it -- a beautiful campus, a low student-to-faculty ratio, a nuclear reactor -- but as a setting for movies, it's on the D-list."

Learning the Chinese government's badminton techniques, photographing prisoners: Reed College students launch summer projects

The Oregonian summarizes the the 2014 President's Summer Fellow projects.

History of Islam in America

Reed College Professor of Religion Kambiz Ghaneabassiri was interviewed about the history of Islam in the United States. This interview took place at the 2014 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Atlanta, Georgia.

Election Monitor Talks Ukraine Election Results
OPB Radio

Reed College Professor of Political Science Paul Gronke talked about serving as an election monitor for the Ukrainian presidential election. 

Press Releases

The Journey Begins for Reed’s Class of 2018

The moving vans are gone, the posters are hung, and the pages of Gilgamesh are Read more...

Reed College Selects VP to Attract Exceptional Students

Reed College is pleased to announce the appointment of Milyon Trulove as vice president and dean of Read more...

Reed College ranked #1 in "Professors with the Highest Marks"

Reed College has the best professors in the nation according to the Princeton Review, based on a Read more...

Reed College Board of Trustees Chairman Responds to Fossil Free Reed

July 17, 2014Reed College Statement on Divestment
 Dear Fossil Free Reed, The members of

Musicians Flock to Reed for Second Annual Tango Music Institute

The world-renowned faculty and the most advanced students from the second annual Reed College Tango Read more...

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Coho caught spawning in Crystal Springs

Coho spawning in Crystal Springs Creek, downstream from campus, were caught on video for the first Read more...

An Evening with Deresiewicz

I had dinner with William Deresiewicz, author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Read more...

Stockroom Czar Goes out with a Bang

After 27 years at Reed, chemistry lab and stockroom manager Randie Dalziel is retiring. To mark the Read more...

Shades of White

The discredited science of eugenics served as inspiration for Shades of White, an installation by Read more...

Reed Threepeats as Portland Bike Commute Challenge Winner

When it comes to bike commuting in Portland, Reed College and Wieden & Kennedy are the Read more...

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