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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.

Press Releases

Mariela Szwarcberg wins Goldschmidt Fellowship to study inequality in Latin America

Portland, Ore (October 8, 2015) -- Reed College assistant professor of political science Mariela Read more...

Reed Joins Coalition of Schools to Change the College Application Process

Writing essays. Submitting transcripts. Marshaling recommendations. Taking the SATs. Figuring out Read more...

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...

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Reed Wins Bike Challenge—Again

Led by a flying wedge of pedaling professors and mud-splattered staff, Reed College dominated Read more...

Reed Runners Swarm Marathon

As many as 50 Reed students, alumni, professors, and allied life forms turned out for the Portland Read more...

Professor Peter Rock Works Backwards to Cast "Spells"

The fragmentary novel Spells has its genesis when Prof. Peter Rock [creative writing Read more...

Night Owl, Psych Major Nab Thief in Broad Daylight

Poli sci major Nicole Thompson ’16 and psych major Sidney Buttrill ’16 foiled a Read more...

Reed and the Rankings Racket

Fall has arrived, and all that comes with it—shorter days, longer nights, pumpkin-spice Read more...

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