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April 9, 2019

Poet Wins Rome Prize

Prof. Samiya Bashir named as a fellow by the American Academy in Rome.

April 8, 2019

Last Lectures: Prof. Johnny Powell [physics 1987–2018]

Saluting our retiring (and not-so-retiring) professors

April 8, 2019

Last Lectures: Prof. Wally Englert [classics 1981–2018]

We salute retiring (and not-so-retiring) professors.

April 5, 2019

Hum 110 Moves to Harlem

Prof. Pancho Savery lectures on the art and politics of the Harlem Renaissance.

April 4, 2019

Bio Prof Hailed As Outstanding Mentor

Prof. Anna Ritz wins national award for mentorship in the field of computing.

March 27, 2019

New Dorm Gets Name

Reed’s biggest residence hall will be named for native flower.

March 22, 2019

Performing Arts Profs on Paper

Six performing arts faculty publish books.

March 22, 2019

Migration Story

Aztec codex provides clues to the origins of Tenochtitlan.

March 20, 2019

Art Major Wins Watson Fellowship

Rose Driver ’19 will travel the globe studying comics and community among the artists who create them.

March 19, 2019

Young Alumni Drub Olds in Zornado Classic

Six teams battle for dominance in madcap “March Madness” tournament.

March 15, 2019

Invasion of the Zines

Hauser Library launches “Zine Library” to incorporate new voices into its special collections.

March 14, 2019

Taking the Cake

Armed with spatulas, spoons, and spirit, students battle for timê in the Great Reedie Bake-Off.

March 13, 2019

Murdock Grant Will Support New Professor in Chemistry

$30K grant from Murdock Trust will help Reed establish a new faculty position.

March 12, 2019

Hum 110 Turns Its Lens On Mexico City

First-year students examine the metropolis from its foundation to the Zapatista protests of the 1990s.

March 11, 2019

Black Student, White City

In 1947, she was the only African American student at Reed. Then a racist incident at a cocktail bar sparked a citywide boycott.

March 7, 2019

What’s Wrong With Bike Lanes?

Riding the streets of Southern California, urban anthropologist Adonia Lugo ’05 realized that bicycle advocacy has an equity problem.

March 7, 2019

Medicine From The Sky

How do you deliver vaccines to remote areas where there are no roads? Sheldon Yett ’86 is trying out one idea.

March 7, 2019

Four Billion Miles And Counting

Olwen Morgan ’76 built the engines that power NASA’s space fleet to the outer reaches of the solar system—and beyond.