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February 20, 2020

Farewell, Mela!

Alumni wrangler Mela Kunitz ’87 retires after 20+ years of service to Reed.

February 19, 2020

Collecting the Untold Stories

Reed professor wins grant to compile the outstanding stories of Charles Chesnutt.


February 17, 2020

PGE Helps Illuminate Reed With Green Energy

Portland General Electric grant puts solar panels on the PAB


February 6, 2020

The Gift That Gives Back

A charitable remainder trust provides income while you need it, and supports Reed’s mission.


February 4, 2020

Walk Run Cha-Cha All the Way

Will Laura Nix ’89 win an Oscar for her powerful new documentary?

February 4, 2020

Trillium Goes Platinum

New dorm earns top LEED rating for earth-friendly design.

February 3, 2020

“Master of the Brushstroke” Wins Eliot Award

Abstract artist David Reed ’68 to receive prestigious prize for lifetime achievement.

January 28, 2020

Social Psychologist To Be Dean of the Faculty

Prof. Kathryn Oleson will serve as Reed’s chief academic officer starting in July.

January 14, 2020

Communism, Atheism, & Free Love

The real story behind Reed’s unofficial slogan.

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.