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Reed Exceeds $200M Campaign Goal with Gift from Amgen
Campus NewsAmgen's $3M gift is the largest corporate gift in Reed's history. (December 13, 2012) Read more...
Prestigious NSF STEM Grant Continues Scholarships for Reed Students
Campus NewsScholarships will be focused on first-generation students and those from groups currently underrepresented in the sciences. (October 12, 2012) Read more...
10,000 Elementary Schoolers Enhanced by Art Education Through Cooley Gallery
Campus News10,000 Elementary Schoolers Enhanced by Art Education Through Cooley Gallery (October 08, 2012) Read more...
Incoming Class, Snapshot by the Numbers
Campus NewsIncoming Class, Snapshot by the Numbers (October 08, 2012) Read more...
Reed Continues to be one of the Colleges That Change Lives
Campus NewsReed Continues to be one of the Colleges That Change Lives (October 08, 2012) Read more...
Reed's New President Lauds the Liberal Arts
Campus NewsReed's New President Lauds the Liberal Arts (October 08, 2012) Read more...
Reed Supports University of Texas in Affirmative Action Case
Campus News"Any measure that limits a wide range of viewpoints and experiences is at odds with the Reed College educational mission," said Keith Todd, Reed College Dean of Admission. (August 21, 2012) Read more...
Ed Lazowska Receives 2012 Vollum Award
Campus NewsEd Lazowska will accept the Vollum Award at Reed College's convocation ceremony on Wednesday, August 22. The qualities that distinguish awardees are hallmarks of Howard Vollum's career - perseverance, a creative imagination, the ability to work with people and a fresh approach to problem solving. (August 21, 2012) Read more...
Crystal Ann Williams Appointed to Oregon Arts Commission
Campus NewsThe Oregon Arts Commission provides leadership, funding and arts programs through its grants, special initiatives and services. Nine commissioners, appointed by the Governor, determine arts needs and establish policies for public support of the arts. The Arts Commission became part of the Oregon Business Development Department in 1993 in recognition of the expanding role the arts play in the broader social, economic and educational arenas of Oregon communities. (August 06, 2012) Read more...
Charles Rhyne recognized for his contribution to art conservation
Faculty NewsThe American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works awarded Charles Rhyne with the 2012 Allied Professionals Special Recognition Award. (June 14, 2012) Read more...
Reed Political Science Professor to Work at Pentagon on International Affairs Fellowship
Faculty NewsReed Political Science Professor to Work at Pentagon on International Affairs Fellowship (May 17, 2012) Read more...
GhaneaBassiri wins Guggenheim
Faculty NewsThe Guggenheim Fellowship is intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. (May 09, 2012) Read more...
Reed College Professor Rejali Awarded Prestigious USIP Grant
Faculty NewsProposals were chosen on their potential to reduce the costs and risks for American military and civilians deployed to conflict areas abroad, and to create safe and stable environments for residents and Americans working in these regions. (April 30, 2012) Read more...
Reed College Selects Oregon Attorney General John Kroger as New President
Campus News"John impressed us with his brilliance and clarity, advocacy for the primacy of the liberal arts education, and his commitment to the mission and vision of Reed College," said Roger Perlmutter, chair of the college's board of trustees. (April 24, 2012) Read more...
Schaack Wins NSF's Most Prestigious Grant for Junior Faculty
Campus NewsSchaack Wins NSF's Most Prestigious Grant for Junior Faculty (April 12, 2012) Read more...
Reed Switchboard gains national attention
Reed in the Media
In his recent article, “Paying to Pay it Forward,” Inside Higher Ed reporter Mitch Smith examines the alumni-led networking group Reed Switchboard. On the group’s homepage, the group describes itself as alumni eager to help students and recent graduates.
(March 15, 2012)
Reedie Wins Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Reed in the Media
Elizabeth Wilder '11 received one of only 40 scholarships that Gates offers annually to U.S. citizens.
Elizabeth Honor Wilder '11 has won a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, recognizing exceptional academic achievement and the capacity for leadership. The award will allow Elizabeth to spend a year at Cambridge researching Victorian ideas about wardship, education, the family, and the individual.
The scholarship was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The selection of scholars is managed by the Gates Cambridge Trust, which began awarding scholarships in 2001. Since then, there have been 1,086 Gates Scholars from 94 countries. Of the 90 scholarships awarded each year, 40 are given to U.S. citizens. Read the full story on Reed Magazine's blog, the Sallyportal.
(March 01, 2012)
Engineering of Enhanced Antioxidants in Poplar Trees
Campus NewsEngineering of Enhanced Antioxidants in Poplar Trees (February 29, 2012) Read more...
Morgan Spector '02 featured in NY Times theater section
Reed in the MediaMorgan Spector '02 is featured in the New York Times theater section for his roles in Arthur Miller’s “View from the Bridge,” and his current role of Boris--which was described in the Times as dangerous and sexy--in the production of Erika Sheffer’s “Russian Transport.” Spector talks about reinventing himself in the quest of his dreams. Read the article: "Angel or Devil, an Actor Finds Peace With It All."
(February 15, 2012)
Giving to Reed benefiting from a national increase in college donations
Reed in the MediaJan E. Kurtz, Reed's director of development was interviewed for the Chronicle of Higher Education story on this year's 8.2-percent increase in giving to colleges. Kurtz spoke about the bequest from Helen Stafford, a longtime biology professor who was one of the college's first female science professors. Professor Stafford, who died in August, made Reed the sole beneficiary of her will, leaving $8-million. Of that, $1-million will support the biology department, and the rest will go to financial aid.
(February 15, 2012)
Centennial Campaign reaches milestone, closer to $200 million goal
Campus NewsReed College Centennial Campaign surpassed $185 million toward its $200 million goal, in part with an $8 million bequest by long-time Reed biology professor Helen Stafford. (February 08, 2012) Read more...
Reed in step with President Obama's goals on lowering net tuition
Campus NewsOn January 26, President Obama gave a speech in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that emphasized the importance of a college degree and included concerns about the rising costs associated with obtaining one. President Obama pointed out the unemployment rate for those with some post-high school education is 4.1 percent-a rate less than half the national average. He also stated that next year's college freshmen have seen the cost of college tuition more than double in their lifetimes. (February 02, 2012) Read more...
Defending the rules of war
Reed in the Media
Reed College Visiting Professor of Sociology Alec Campbell wrote an editorial for the Des Monies Register that defends the rules of war as a way to help soldiers retain their humanity. The piece was written after a video of four Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan was made public. Read Campbell's editorial then watch the Takeaway where he explains in greater detail the rationale for his editorial.
(January 26, 2012)
Where are all of Portland's bright ideas?
Reed in the Media
Several Reedies contributed to Peter Korn’s Portland Tribune story on the Rose City's lack of MacArthur Genius grant recipients. Though, three Reedies have won the award, none were living in Portland at the time. The MacArthur Foundation annually chooses about 20 geniuses from various fields and hands each a no-strings-attached check for $500K to further their research, fund an artistic endeavor, or if the recipient chooses, buy a Lamborghini convertible. Roger Porter, Professor of English and Humanities; Stephen Arch, Laurens N. Ruben Professor of Biology; and David Schiff, R.P. Wollenberg Professor of Music all shared their thoughts in “Where are all of Portland’s bright ideas?”
(January 11, 2012)
Mellon Foundation aids PNW liberal arts colleges
Campus NewsThrough an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the newly formed Northwest Five Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges will create learning, research and development opportunities for faculty and students. (January 11, 2012) Read more...
Roger Porter nominated for Oregon Book Award
Reed in the MediaCongratulations to Professor of English Roger J. Porter on his Oregon Book Award nomination in general nonfiction for Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers. Porter explores the motivations of children who research and write memoirs of their parents' secret lives. For more on Bureau of Missing Persons, read the Reed magazine article.
(January 09, 2012)