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Falone Serna Promoted to Director of Admission

Reed College announces that Falone Serna has been promoted to director of admission. Serna came to Reed in 2013 as a senior associate dean and has been recruiting prospective students in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, and Oregon. He has worked in the admission field for 11 years and serves as a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling Admission Practices Committee, which oversees the guidelines followed by colleges and universities to ensure ethical treatment of students during recruitment and application processes.

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Digital Pioneers Help Reed Design CS Program

A formidable array of computing brainpower converged on campus yesterday to help Reed think through a long-awaited computer science program.

The digital elders represented a full spectrum of computing expertise: mathematicians, cryptographers, AI gurus, network wizards, codeslingers, and technology innovators, all focused on a fascinating problem—how Reed can build a computer science program that dovetails with its academic mission.

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Reed Profs Win $2.2M in Grants, Set 10-Year Record

Professors at Reed won a total of $2,251,849 in research grants in fiscal year 2014-15, the highest figure in at least a decade (and possibly longer).

The eleven professors are pursuing a remarkable range of projects from the venom of parasitic wasps, to the compounds of bismuth, to the Moroccan diaspora.

Prof. Suzy Renn [biology 2006-] won a $618,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate a striking example of maternal behavior—voluntary starvation among African cichlid fish. Her research could shed light on the evolution of maternal instincts and deepen our understanding of metabolic and feeding disorders.

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Reed in the News

Why I Love What I Do
Student Affairs Collective

Bruce Smith Reed Associate Dean of Students writes about his (a)typical day.

Bicyclist Killed in SE Portland was well-known well-loved Reed Grad
A moving tribute to Mark Angeles '15 by KPTV.
Oregon Commencements 2015: Highlights from Reed College

The Oregonian highlights Reed's 2015 commencement proceedings.

Krist Novoselic brings wit and political passion (and a classic car) to Reed College

Former Nirvana rocker Kirst Novoselic came to Reed to discuss voting reform.

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Raising Money for Southeast Portland Elementary Schools

Portland, Ore (August 25, 2015)—Lace up your sneakers and join the annual Reed College 5K Read more...

Falone Serna Promoted to Director of Admission

Reed College announces that Falone Serna has been promoted to director of admission. Serna came to Read more...

Governor Kate Brown Declares Oregon Private College Week

PORTLAND, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown has declared August 3-7, 2015 to Read more...

Join Reed College for Free Concerts in a Celebration of Tango Music

Tango For Musicians at Reed College concert series showcases the depth and diversity of tango Read more...

Reed announces Kathleen Saadat ’74 as commencement speaker

Portland, Ore (May 11, 2015)—Reed College announces that Kathleen Saadat ’74 Read more...

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Study Dashes Bucket of Cold Water on Psychologists

A massive study by 270 researchers, including three Reed psychologists, underscores one of the key Read more...

Class of ’19: Accomplished, Diverse, and 426 Strong

The competition to join Reed College—often described as as one of the most intellectual Read more...

Reed biologists show how parasites drive evolution

Parasites are the Rodney Dangerfields of the animal kingdom—they don’t get no Read more...

Reed Astrophysicist is Orienteering Star

Prof. Alison Crocker [physics 2014–] came in 15th in the women’s Read more...

Mark Angeles ’15 Memorial Fellowship Established

Well known and well loved during his four years at the college, Mark Angeles was killed while Read more...

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