News of the College November 2004

CONTENTS

Reed inaugurates 94th academic year

Acclaimed climatologist Warren M. Washington
receives Vollum Award

Master Plan Committee to consider new acreage, old acreage

Class of 2008 selected from largest applicant pool in history

Student awards

Psychology assistant professor
awarded NIH grant

 

Reed named a top volunteer
by SMART reading program

Cooley Gallery announces
2004–05 exhibition schedule

Biology’s Jay Mellies receives $227,500
for E. coli research

Reed receives Getty grant for conservation master plan

Reed’s Lecture Series in Public Policy addresses political transitions

     

Celebrated authors featured in fall Visiting Writers series

Reed’s fall 2004 Visiting Writers series opened September 30 with a reading by celebrated writer A. Van Jordan, author of Buffalo Head Solos and an assistant professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Winner of the 2002 PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Book Award for his work Rise, he has published poetry in Ploughshares, Georgia Review and Poetry Daily, among other anthologies and journals.

Others in the series include Chris Offutt, who The New Yorker says “picked up where Daniel Boone left off”; poet Jennifer Grotz; writer Ryan Harty; and Julie Orringer, author of How to Breathe Underwater. For a complete series schedule visit web.reed.edu/visiting_writers/. End of Article

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Reed Magazine November 2004
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