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2005 - 06 Press Releases

Three Reed College grads win Fulbrights in 2006 

Inaugural Critical Language Scholarship won by Reed College senior 

Afghan-American author to speak at Reed Commencement 

Reed submits 10-year master plan to City of Portland 

Senior Evan Ward selected to receive Reed College's Sperling award 

Humanity in Action fellowship takes Reed senior to Europe 

Reed will honor two long-serving trustees 

Reed student Duke Harjo selected for Bunche Summer Institute 

Reed College senior Dawn Teele awarded Watson Fellowship 

Reed students win Goldwater scholarships 

Reed students awarded internships 

Reed College admits Class of 2010 

Reed College receives substantial grant for digitization 

Reed College receives record 3,051 applications – up 15 percent – for 345 spaces in its Class of 2010 

New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston delivers a critique of the U.S. tax system 

The Reed College Public Policy Lecture Series for Spring 2006 Examines African Dilemmas: Debt, Development, and the Diaspora 

Reed College's Visiting Writers Series resumes with author Adam Johnson on February 2 

Reed College celebrates Black History Month with lectures, music, and performances, January 24 – February 28 

Lisa Steinman awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship 

Lankford grant supports the joint research of Rachel Preminger '06 and classics professor Nigel Nicholson into the commemoration of athletes in ancient Greece 

Reed College senior Chalcedony Wilding explores the heartland of America in "Jawbones to Earlobes: Persona Poems from Avoca" 

Reed College biology department receives $200,000 grant from the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation 

Reed College to strengthen study of foreign language, literature, and culture 

"New Trajectories I: Recent Painting, Drawing, and Multimedia Work from the Ovitz Collection, Los Angeles" opens at Reed's Cooley Gallery 

Reed College history professor publishes new book on the Indian nobility in South America 

President Colin Diver questions "Is There Life After Rankings?" in "The Atlantic Monthly" 

Reed College biology professor David Dalton receives National Science Foundation grant for his research into soybean root nodules 

Reed alumna Victoria Pustynsky awarded a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship 

Reed history professor receives grant for "Making Publics: Markets, Media, and Association in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700" 

Exhibition by contemporary artist Mona Hatoum opens at Reed College's Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, November 1 

Nationally acclaimed dancer-choreographer Heidi Duckler creates new site-specific performance at Reed College 

Maxine Scates' "Black Loam" named a finalist for 2005 Oregon Book Awards 

Trailblazing woman mountaineer Arlene Blum discusses her autobiography "Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life" October 23 at Reed College 

NBC Today Show anchor and Oregon native Ann Curry discusses her news career on November 5 at Reed College 

Reed College professor Katja Garloff publishes "Words from Abroad: Trauma and Displacement in Postwar German Jewish Writers" 

Reed College's Visiting Writers Fall Series concludes with Portland poet David Biespiel on November 10 

The Challenges Ahead: Emerging Environmental Issues 

Linux creator Linus Torvalds honored with Reed College's Vollum Award 

Reed students receive internship awards 

Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and Photography opens August 22 

NBC Today Show anchor and Oregon native Ann Curry discusses her news career on November 5 

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2005 - 06 Media Advisory

Reed College Studio Arts senior thesis show 

Spring Dance Concert features Reed College choreographers, dancers and orchestra 

"Mozart and Company" 

"On inviting the dead to dinner, and other problems of Mozartean comedy" 

"Mozart in Vienna, c. 1785" 

Marc Lieberman '70 speaks and presents a film at Reed College on March 31 

Reed College Spring '06 Visiting Writers Series concludes with Bridget Peegen Kelly on April 6 

Julio Ramos to speak at Reed College on April 4 

"Science and the Modern World" 

Lecture: "War Against the Divided Soul: Notes Toward a Rabbinic Psychology of Religion" 

Lecture: "The National Security Implications of Global Poverty: Africa's Strategic Importance to the U.S." 

Lecture: "Tropics of Youth: Colonial Modernity and the Case of the Missing Bildungsroman" 

"Psychedelic Logging: An evening of creaturely indulgence," February 11 

Peter Rock reading March 23 

Reed College Thesis Production: "Gallows Humor," February 23-25 

Joel Beinin to lecture at Reed College 

Reed College Thesis Production: "Tis Pity She's a Whore" February 16-18 

David Cay Johnston to lecture at Reed College on "Stealing from the Future – Tax Cuts for the Super Rich: Debt for You" 

Reed College's Spring 2006 Visiting Writer's Series debuts on February 2 with Adam Johnson 

Clarinetist and scholar Rebecca Rischin to lecture on Messiaen Quartet 

Andrew Abbott discusses the impact of library practice on scholarly methods, January 31 at Reed College 

Art historian Jonathan Brown lectures on Philip IV, the first modern collector, January 26 

Political scientist Adolph Reed, Jr. discusses the "Challenges of Academic Diversity," December 8 at Reed College 

"Encounters across the Centuries": Music for the Christmas Season at Reed College, December 4 

John Vergin presents "December's Tale," a seasonal celebration of words and music, at Reed College, December 13 

Charles Snyder, of the U.S. Department of State, discusses the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, November 15 

China Day 2005: "China Joins the Global Community" 

Professor Maria Gough of Stanford University lectures on "Lissitzky, Vertov, and the Agitation of Space," November 9 

Reed College Theater presents "Tartuffe" by Moliere continues on November 17, 18, and 19 

Reed College's Cooley Gallery presents art historian William Arnett on African American vernacular art, October 22 

Reed College's Fall 2005 Visiting Writer's Series continues on November 3 with author Greg Bottoms 

Reed College Theatre presents "Dirty Water," an original thesis production by Devon Granmo, October 6-8 

Boris Gasparov discusses "Eugene Onegin in the Age of Realism (Pushkin and Tchaikovsky)" on October 3 

Argentine poet Noni Benegas reads selections from her work in Spanish on October 5 

Reed College's Fall Canyon Day set for Saturday, October 8 

Reed College Women's Committee Forum 2005 Presents the Satellite Sisters on Sunday, October 2 at Reed College 

"Sonatas from the Italian Baroque"on Thursday, August 11 at Reed College 

Reed to host eighth annual William Byrd Festival lectures on August 13, 20, and 27