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Senior Wins Davis Award for Traffic Sign Project

Nebiyat Esubalew ’21 will put up road safety signs outside schools in Ethiopia.

Power and Ice

Watson Fellow Alisa Chen ’21 will examine the dynamics of power and privilege in ice hockey.

These Microbes Eat Water Bottles

Reed College biologists develop colonies of bacteria that can break down plastic pollution.

Reed Grad Leads the Charge on Climate Crisis

Ali Nouri ’97 will champion scientific perspective at the US Department of Energy.

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Reed in the Media

April 1, 2021

The first recorded reading of Allen Ginsberg’s "Howl" took place in Portland. Now you can own it on vinyl.

Portland Monthly Magazine features two-time Grammy winner, and wife of President Audrey Bilger, Cheryl Pawelski for restoring the historic 1956 Reed College recording of Allen Ginsberg's Howl.

Portland Monthly Magazine

March 24, 2021

The most intimate portrait yet of a black hole

Sheperd Doeleman ’86, the founding director of the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, shares a closeup glimpse of a black hole with the world.

New York Times

March 17, 2021

Opinion: Who will march for Asian Americans after the killings in Atlanta?

Alafair Burke ’91, novelist and professor of law at Hofstra University, writes in the Washington Post about the intersection of xenophobia and misogyny in the recent murders of Asian-American women.

Washington Post

March 8, 2021

Mary Barnard brought Sappho into 20th century, infusing the lusty ancient Greek with ‘cutting clarity’ of Pacific Northwest

The Oregonian celebrates poet and translator Mary Barnard, Reed class of ’32, who brought Sappho into 20th century.

The Oregonian

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