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Reed announces Kathleen Saadat ’74 as commencement speaker

Reed College announces that Kathleen Saadat ’74 will be the keynote speaker at the college’s 101st annual commencement ceremony on Monday, May 18, 2015. It is a longstanding tradition for the graduating class to select the speaker from a pool of nominated alumni each year. Saadat is well known in Portland as an advocate for economic justice, women’s rights, equal rights for people of color, and the LGBTQ community. She graduated from Reed in 1974 with a degree in psychology.

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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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The Reluctant Philosopher: Prof. Darius Rejali Brought in for Questioning

On Thursday, April 16, at approximately 8:35 p.m. Professor of Political Science Darius Rejali followed his GPS to an industrial zone along Macadam Avenue in southwest Portland.

Rejali traded the warmth of his SUV for the damp night air. He was wearing a silver crewneck shirt, a dark brown sports jacket, jeans, and black court shoes. Combined with his windswept hair and salt-and-pepper muttonchops, he was easily marked as an academic.

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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

Reed announces Kathleen Saadat ’74 as commencement speaker

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

Reed Political Science Professor to Work at Pentagon on International Affairs Fellowship

Portland, OR (May 17, 2012)--Alexander Montgomery, Reed College associate professor of Read more...

First Goldschmidt Fellow will Assess Nuclear Proliferation Risk

Portland, Ore—Alexander Montgomery, associate professor of political science at Read more...

Two Reed Seniors Win Watson Fellowships

Reed is thrilled to announce that two Reed seniors have won Thomas J. Watson Read more...

$800,000 Mellon Foundation Grant Elevates Dance at Reed College

Reed College has won an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen its dance Read more...

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Lit–Theatre Major Nabs Class of ’21 award

Literature-theatre major Leah Artenian ’15 has won the prestigious Class of ’21 Read more...

Math Major Nabs Class of ’21 award

Mathematics major Maddie Brandt ’15 has won the prestigious Class of ’21 Award Read more...

Reed Students Reach Peak of Mount Hood

Nine intrepid Reedies climbed to the top of Mount Hood last week in an adventure that surely Read more...

Class of ’15 Takes the Stage

Joy reigned and jubiliation rang across the Great Lawn as 318 proud Reed graduates stepped up to Read more...

Bart Simpson and the Apocalypse

The highly-acclaimed Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play, by Anne Washburn Read more...

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