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Reed College Professor of creating writing Peter Rock Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Portland Ore--Reed College professor of creative writing Peter Rock has won a Guggenheim Fellowship to support work on his latest project, Spells. Guggenheim fellows are appointed on the basis of impressive achievement and exceptional promise for future accomplishment. Fellowships are intended to provide time and funding for fellows to work with as much creative freedom as possible.

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Reedie wins award for work in Haiti

Dr. Sasha Kramer ’99 has been named as one of the Social Entrepreneurs of the Year by the Schwab Foundation for her work on ecological sanitation in Haiti.

The Schwab Foundation, started by World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab and his wife, Hilde, defines social entrepreneurs as people who have an “unwavering belief in the innate capacity of all people to contribute meaningfully to economic and social development, a driving passion to make that happen, a practical but innovative stance to a social problem… and a healthy impatience.”

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

Charlene Mackley   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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Features

Alumni Trounce Students in Ultimate Showdown

Bryson Uhrig-Fox ’10 knocks down the competition as he snatches the disc from students' Read more...

Reed Runners Vanquish Ultramarathon

Fifty miles. Two runners. A single goal. Two Reed runners accomplished an incredible feat of Read more...

Reedie wins award for work in Haiti

Sasha Kramer ’99 has been named as one of the Social Entrepreneurs of the Year by the Read more...

Sifting Through the Wreckage of Olde Reed

The drab brick building sits on the corner of Southwest 11th and Jefferson, empty and forlorn, its Read more...

Reed Canyon Featured on OPB Show

OPB's popular series Oregon Field Guide focused on Reed's ongoing efforts to restore the canyon in Read more...

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Press Releases

Reed College Professor of creating writing Peter Rock Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Portland Ore (April 11, 2014)--Reed College professor of creative writing Peter Rock has won a Read more...

Reed acquires extra "R" from Swarthmore renaming

Portland, Ore (April 1, 2014)--Reed College to change name to Reedier College. When Swarthmore Read more...

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

Portland, Or (March 24, 2014)--Charlene Makley, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Reed Read more...

Reed College Announces New Board Members

Reed College welcomes three new members to the board of trustees, adding years of expertise in the Read more...

Inclement Weather Schedule Notification

Post UpdatedMondayFebruary 10, 20146:45 a.m. There is a Freezing Rain Advisory for Read more...

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Reed in the News

A Low-Cost Strategy for a College Degree
The Wall Street Journal

Nigel Nicholson, dean of faculty, is quoted about inventive ways to incorporate outside classes to enhance your academic experience.

Final Decisions: College Acceptances Piling Up? How to Choose
The New York Times

The New York Times education section mentions Reed College as a "feeder school for science and engineering PhD’s."

Full Contact Fighting: Reed College religion grad turns tough
The Portland Tribune

Back when Emily Corso was a student at Reed College, majoring in religion, she never expected to be an as-yet undefeated amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) “cage fighter” – much less a Full Contact Fighting Federation champion.