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January 26, 2023

11 Fascinating Things We Learned at Paideia 2023

From springtails to '60s-era shenanigans, here's what we took away from Reed's annual festival of learning.

January 20, 2023

Spiritual Ecstasy

Spanish 344 uses sculpture to explore paradoxes between religion and aesthetics.

December 21, 2022

Chemistry Prof. Kelly Chacón Named Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

The award honors young faculty and comes with an unrestricted research grant of $75,000, which Chacón will use toward their work in bioinorganic spectroscopy.

January 3, 2023

Maxwell J.D. VanLandschoot '22 Named Schwarzman Scholar

The economics major will embark on one year of graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He’s the first Reedie to receive the honor.

January 6, 2023

Changing the Lens

Nili Yosha ’07 empowers houseless youth through filmmaking.

December 21, 2022

Royal Musical Association Awards Dent Medal to Prof. Mark Burford

The scholar has spent the past 10 years focused on Black popular music studies, from Sam Cooke to Mahalia Jackson.

December 6, 2022

Reed at the White House

President Bilger and Peri Joy Long '23 traveled to Washington to share the implications of a post-Roe society for college campuses.

November 18, 2022

Alumni Win Key Elections in 2022

Reedies head to Washington, regional government, and city councils.

November 7, 2022

The Western

English 261 investigates a history of US film culture through the lens of the cinematic Western.

October 20, 2022

The Quiet Before: On the Unexpected Origins of Radical Ideas

A new book by Gal Beckerman '98 explores the conditions required for revolutionary ideas to foment—or fester.

October 19, 2022

The Botany of Poetry

What does a 19th-century herbarium have to teach us about plants and politics?

September 28, 2022

Newly Tenured Faculty Bring Ideas and Innovation to Reed

Get to know ten professors making exceptional contributions to the college’s mission.

September 22, 2022

What is a Reedie, Anyway?

Meet twelve seniors from the class of ’22.

September 13, 2022

Fact-Checking the College Scorecard

An online database was supposed to make college more transparent. Instead, Reed students found, it’s sowing confusion.

September 8, 2022

Class of ’26 Enters the Stronghold

A record number of applicants makes the class of ’26 Reed’s most competitive in recent history.

September 6, 2022

Restored or Conquered?

In Russian Literature 371, students discover cultural messages in an 18th-century medallion that impact world events today.

September 2, 2022

Marginal Powers and Messages from the Divine

Stephanie Guyer-Stevens ’86 documents the unique power of female shamans in Bhutan.

September 13, 2022

Change Agents

Reed art professors and alumni explore biological flux in a new exhibit running concurrently with the Venice Biennale.

August 19, 2022

English Major Scores Unrue Award for Poetry Thesis

Kelly Wenzka ’22 synthesized theory from several disciplines to analyze tone of voice in Elizabeth Bishop's poetry.

August 9, 2022

Reed President Bilger meets with U.S. Vice President Harris

In a roundtable discussion, higher education leaders discussed reproductive rights with the nation's Vice President.