Reed in the News

September 11, 2017

Prof. Mark Burford Adds Context to Chuck Berry’s “Promised Land.”

Prof. Mark Burford contributes to an article that follows the route of  Chuck Berry’s 1964 hit “Promised Land” that chronicles the African-American experience in the 20th century.

The New York Times


August 2, 2017

Kip Berman of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart talks new album, dad life and his love for Chicago

Kip Berman ’02, front man of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, talks about studying “ancient religion” at Reed, songwriting, and his musical influences.

Chicago Tribune


July 26, 2017

Prof. Paul Gronke visits with OPB's Think Out Loud to discuss election reform.

Professor of political science Paul Gronke and former Oregon Secretary of State Phil Keisling discuss election reform.

OPB Radio


July 10, 2017

How Reed Grew International Population in Challenging Year

Reports on how Reed increased international student diversity despite the White House travel ban.

Inside Higher Ed


June 27, 2017

From High School Dropout to College at 30: One Woman’s Path to Success

NBC News Digital reporter and 2012 Reed grad Mary Emily O'Hara explains what she learned navigating the college admissions process as an adult.

NBC News