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Historian of Big Questions

Reed mourns the loss of Prof. Ed Segel, who taught history for 38 years.

Women in the Ancient World

ANME 377 with Prof. Ellen Millender explores gender, sexuality, and power in ancient societies.

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.

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October 18, 2021

‘Is This a Room’ Review: A Transcript Becomes a Thrilling Thriller

Tina Satter MALS '04 turned the FBI transcripts from the Reality Winner investigation into a New York Times 'Critic's Pick' Broadway play!

New York Times

October 14, 2021

More than a month in, Oregon’s private colleges avoid on-campus COVID-19 outbreaks

Madison Riethman, COVID-19 Response Coordinator talks about Reed's aproach to the fall semester based on what the college learned since the onset of the pandemic. 


October 5, 2021

Born into slavery, they rose to be elite New York Jews. A new book tells their story.

The Washington Post ran an extensive interview with Professor of English Laura Arnold Leibman about her new book, Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multiracial Jewish Family.

Washington Post

September 29, 2021

Verdi's Nabucco: By the Rivers of Babylon

Prof. of Music Mark Burford adds insight to Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco on WNYC's Aria Code podcast.

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