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January 12, 2021

“Howl” Unleashed

Rare audio of Allen Ginsberg’s historic 1956 reading at Reed College to be released by Omnivore Recordings.

January 11, 2021

The Artist With the Invisible Hand

John Laursen ’67 was honored with the Oregon Governor’s Arts Award.

December 18, 2020

Teaching Smarter

Reed’s Center for Teaching and Learning helps professors stay on top of their game.

December 18, 2020

The Shape of Things to Come

Biology 372 looks at cellular contractility.

December 15, 2020

Alaska Calling

Folk singer Mossy Kilcher ’66 has her regrets. Her life-changing time at Reed is not among them.

December 14, 2020

The Catalyst in the Chemistry Department

Prof. Kelly Chacón on life, death, and heavy metal.

December 3, 2020

Prof. Franklin Named To Borders Chair

Chair in physics department honors James Borders ’63.

December 4, 2020

Professor Hailed for Book On Dance and Politics

Prof. Victoria Fortuna wins award for “exceptionally deep” study of dance and political violence.

December 3, 2020

Stepping Up For Social Justice

Alex Martinez ’73 and his wife Kathy endow Reed’s Social Justice Research and Education Fund.

December 1, 2020

Fear and Freedom in the Land of AIDS

Target of censors, Robert Chesley ’65 celebrated sexuality amid a landscape of repression.

November 19, 2020

Prof. Burford Wins Awards For Book on Mahalia Jackson

“Magisterial” study of gospel icon earns critical acclaim.

November 13, 2020

Prof. Ritz Wins Prestigious Swanson Award

Computational biologist is the third Reed winner in the past four years.

November 5, 2020

The Show Must Go On

With Rhinoceros, theatre department rethinks stagecraft in the era of social distancing.

November 3, 2020

Reed Welcomes New Faculty

An impressive group of professors join Reed's roster of dynamic profs.

October 28, 2020

Reedies Learn Together, Despite the Pandemic

Students find ways to pursue their education—and support one other—while observing social distance.

October 20, 2020

Reed Elections Expert Blasts “Myth” of Voter Fraud

Voting by mail is safe and reliable, says Prof. Paul Gronke.

October 16, 2020

In Times of Crisis, the Reed Community Steps Up

Donors commit more than $30 million in FY 2019-20.

September 28, 2020

Can One Hear the Shape of a Drum?

Waves and particles take center stage in two courses with Prof. Joel Franklin ’97