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Through the Looking Glass

Grant from Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation brings cutting-edge microscope to Reed.

Mural Honors Leading Reed Biologist

Prof. Helen Stafford joins pantheon of inspiring scientists in bio stairwell.

Reed Welcomes Class of ’25

Incoming class is more than 500 strong, the biggest in the college’s history.

Reed Mourns Paul Bragdon, Who Led College Through Crisis of the ’70s

With faith in Reed’s intellectual underpinnings, he stabilized the college’s finances and restored its place at the forefront of higher education.

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Reed in the Media

September 7, 2021

Prof. Sonia Sabnis discusses the poetry of The Wild Party

Professor of Greek, Latin, and Ancient Mediterranean Studies and Humanities Sonia Sabnis discusses the power and poetry of language and rhyme in The Wild Party.

Cygnet Radio Productions

August 31, 2021

An All-American journey through Blackness, whiteness, Christianity, Judaism, slavery and freedom

A review of Prof. Laura Arnold Leibman's book, Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multiracial Jewish Family. 


August 22, 2021

Clark County History: Mary Barnard

The Columbian looks back on one of Clark County's most famous residents and Reed College graduate Mary Barnard '32.

The Columbian

August 13, 2021

The art of the COVID copy

Prof. Dana Katz piece on the viral sensation "COVID Copy." As museums closed to patrons, art lovers found ways to mimic cherished fine art. In March of 2020, when toilet paper and hand sanitizer were flying off store shelves, these items made abundant appearances in viral social media posts.

Art Journal Open

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