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December 13, 2019

The Transformative Power of the Watson Fellowship

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

December 12, 2019

A History of Humanity

In the latest book by Tamim Ansary ’70, he focuses on the narratives that unite civilizations.

December 4, 2019

What the Sentence Can Do

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

December 3, 2019

The Paradox of Wildfire

The American West is burning. Can we find a way to prevent forest fires without actually making them worse?

December 3, 2019

Keeping the Faith

In his new book, Duncan Ryūken Williams ʾ91 uncovers the story of how Japanese-American Buddhist families survived mass incarceration and fought for religious freedom.

December 4, 2019

Classical Fun

High school students delve into topics ranging from Roman tattooing to volcanology at Reed's annual Latin Forum.

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 29, 2019

How Should Religion Be Taught?

A recent book celebrates the ideas and career of Prof. Steve Wasserstrom.

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.

November 19, 2019

Reed Astrophysicist Named Outstanding Educator

Prof. Alison Crocker is the recipient of the Swanson Promise Award

October 18, 2019

Destitute Pray

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

October 15, 2019

Phytoplankton in a Warming World

Reed biologists plumb the secrets of the tiny organisms that produce half the planet’s oxygen.

September 30, 2019

Rethinking The Canon

Lauri Ramey ’73 offers a new history of African American poetry with far-reaching implications for the study of Anglophone literature

September 27, 2019

Reed Leads the Pack In STEM PhDs

New report ranks Reed No. 1 in the nation for STEM grads who go on to earn PhDs.

September 24, 2019

Follow the Script

A pioneering chapter book takes center stage in Art 368

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