James T. Russell '53

Convocation 2000

Convocation officially opened the 2000-01 academic year to a packed house in the Kaul Auditorium. Walter Englert III, Omar and Althea Hoskins Professor of Classical Studies and Humanities, spoke on Telemachus, the son of Odysseus. This year's Vollum Award for distinguished accomplishment in science and technology was given to physicist and inventor James T. Russell '53, the inventor of the compact disc.

(Left to right) Professor Robert Reynolds, James T. Russell '53, and Professor Walter Englert

Reed president Steven Koblik and student body president Christopher Ross '02

The Kaul Auditorium overflowed with new students and their families at Reed for orientation. Photos by Fred Wilson

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