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January 14, 2020

Communism, Atheism, & Free Love

The real story behind Reed’s unofficial slogan.

By John Sheehy ’82

December 13, 2019

The Transformative Power of the Watson Fellowship

Reed celebrates 50 years of partnership with the Watson Foundation propelling students around the globe to develop their potential.


December 4, 2019

What the Sentence Can Do

With razor wit and trademark brio, Prof. Jan Mieszkowski takes on literature, philosophy, and the twitterverse.


November 26, 2019

Bitter Harvest

Explosive analysis of the 1967 race riots by Robert Shellow ’51 was suppressed by the White House and forgotten for 50 years. How does it look today?


November 22, 2019

Mothers, Fathers, And Writers

Acclaimed author Lise Funderburg ’82 spent years trying to make sense of her dad. In her new anthology she asks other writers to do the same.

October 18, 2019

Destitute Pray

The true story of the enigmatic Reed artifact painted on a bathmat.

September 23, 2019

Crossing the Finish Line

Reed 5K raises a record $33,000 for Portland schools.

September 10, 2019

Libations! (With Coffee)

President Bilger makes offering before the first Hum 110 lecture.

September 9, 2019

What Is a Reedie, Anyway?

Twelve Reedies of the Class of ’19 talk about the ideas that ignite them.

September 7, 2019

Good Eggs

Reedies flock to help Audubon save historic illustrations.

August 30, 2019

Celebrating Inclusion (With Muscle)

New mural in sports center celebrates fitness for all types of bodies

August 30, 2019

Scholar. Writer. Teacher. President.

There was no script for Audrey Bilger’s career. So she wrote her own.

August 30, 2019

Reed Welcomes Class of ’23

Incoming class is 393 strong and hails from around the globe.

August 27, 2019

Summer REEDing

A round-up of hot-weather reads written by our alumni and professors