Events

September 19 - October 18, 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020

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College visits are a great way to get to know a school and the students who attend it. This fall, however, most college visits are virtual, not in-person,...

1:00pm
Virtual Event
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This three part workshop will walk participants through the steps to write a competitive research grant proposal and also a personal statement. The...

4:00pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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The college essay is unique. We’ll let you in on the dos and don’ts and show you a few sample essays from successful Reed applications. Register here. Have...

10:00am
Virtual Event
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Are you applying for the Churchill and/or Watson fellowships? Join CLBR advisors during drop-in hours over Zoom on September 22nd (1 day before the internal...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Meditation

Meditation sessions will take place virtually through the end of January. Join us at https://zoom.us/j/639700409 Silent meditation sessions are open to all...

12:00pm
Virtual Event
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Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Milyon Trulove, will discuss how to navigate the selective college admission process. Join this...

4:00pm
Virtual Event
Math/CS/Stats Virtual Event: Grad School Panel

Former Reed students will discuss their experiences in grad school for CS, Math, and Statistics.

4:30pm
Virtual Event
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Join us for a Recap! We will give a brief overview of Writing Your Personal Statement, hit the major highlights, and answer your questions in this...

6:00pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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Join Grace Fisher, Associate Dean of Admission, and Varik Harris, Assistant Dean of Admission, for an interactive case study event. Learn what your college...

11:00am
Virtual Event
The Society of Physics Students and student/faculty communications

A main focus of this seminar is the newly established Reed chapter of the Society of Physics Students, its goals and ways for students to participate. In...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
{Virtual} IRB Open Forum

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) would like to invite you to our virtual Open Forum on Wednesday, September 23rd, at 4:30 pm. This is an opportunity for...

4:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Take a deep dive into the college interview to discover why interviews are an important part of the application process. Learn tips for communicating...

10:00am
Virtual Event
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The college search and decision is a team effort for many families, especially when considering the different ways to finance your college experience....

2:00pm
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Chemistry Seminar: Miriam Bowring, Ph.D. "Research Leave Talk: Unusual Isotope Effects and Other Bicoastal Science Adventures"

Miriam Bowring is an assistant professor of chemistry at Reed College in the field of mechanistic organometallic chemistry. Their current research interests...

4:15pm
Virtual Event
VIRTUAL Math Colloquium: Rob Muth, Washington & Jefferson

Art Galleries and Sleepy Guards - How many security guards does it take to protect an art gallery? In 1975, Chvátal showed that n/3 stationary guards are...

4:45pm
Virtual Event
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Join us for a Recap! We will give a brief overview of Acing the Interview, hit the major highlights, and answer your questions in this fifteen-minute...

6:00pm
Virtual Event
Working Women: Songs of Suffering & Suffrage

The American Opera Project announces Working Women: Songs of Suffering and Suffrage, a program combining a trio of "Songs of Suffrage" presented alongside...

Friday, September 25, 2020

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Have you heard about Early Decision but been uncertain about its pros and cons? Do you know how financial aid works with this binding application type? Are...

1:00pm
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Biology Talk: Raghuveer Parthasarathy, University of Oregon

Raghu Parthasarathy, University of Oregon "Seeing Gut Microbes Swim, Stick, and Survive" Dr. Parthasarathy is a biophysicist exploring the structure and...

4:10pm
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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Gray Fund Presents: Terrarium Making

With supplies from Portland's own Roosevelt's Terrariums and their virtual instruction, you'll be able to make your own terrarium! Enter the lottery for a...

Virtual Event

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Gray Fund Presents: Tree Climbing on Campus @ Student Union

We've contracted a professional tree climbing company to set up ropes and harnesses on one of the really huge trees on campus, so we can let people climb up...

Monday, September 28, 2020

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This 3 part workshop will walk participants through the steps to write a competitive research grant proposal and also a personal statement. The presentations...

4:00pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Meditation

Meditation sessions will take place virtually through the end of January. Join us at https://zoom.us/j/639700409 Silent meditation sessions are open to all...

12:00pm
Virtual Event
CS/Math/Stats Virtual Event: Mini Puzzle Hunt

Team up with old or new friends and solve some word and mathematical puzzles in the style of MIT Puzzle Hunt or DASH (http://playdash.org/).

4:30pm
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The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America

On February 18, 1965, an overflowing crowd packed the Cambridge Union in Cambridge, England, to witness a historic televised debate between James Baldwin,...

5:00pm
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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Improving Food Security for the World’s Poorest Farmers: Plant Genetics and the Future of Food

Professor Pamela Ronald ’82 is known for her leading role in the development of climate-resilient rice varieties grown by more than six million subsistence...

4:00pm
Virtual Event
Religion Symposium: Dr. Hillary Kaell, McGill University

Dr. Hillary Kaell will give a talk on, "Anti-Materalist Tactics that Normalize Global Capitalism: A Conversation about Christian Globalism at Home: Child...

4:30pm
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Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Are you applying or planning to apply to grad school, fellowships, or job/internship opportunities? Join CLBR staff to learn more about how to craft a...

3:00pm
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Chemistry Seminar: Kelly Chacón, Ph.D. "A Tellurium-rich Tenure Talk"

Kelly Chacón is an Assistant Professor of chemistry at Reed College. She was a high school dropout who proudly received her GED at Clatsop Community College...

4:15pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 2, 2020

New Faculty Seminar

The New Faculty Seminar has two goals: (1) to provide important information on being a faculty member at Reed, and (2) to provide a venue for new faculty to...

1:30pm
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Biology Talk: Dan Blustein, Rhodes College

Dan Blustein, Rhodes College "Using computational neuroscience to advance prosthetic limb technology" Prosthetic device technology is rapidly advancing,...

4:10pm
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Monday, October 5, 2020

Center for Life Beyond Reed Logo

This three part workshop will walk participants through the steps to write a competitive research grant proposal and also a personal statement. The...

4:00pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Meditation

Meditation sessions will take place virtually through the end of January. Join us at https://zoom.us/j/639700409 Silent meditation sessions are open to all...

12:00pm
Virtual Event
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Welcome to the kickoff Virtual Reed Job Fayre for the 2020/2021 school year! It's your first opportunity to engage with employers and to start conversations...

2:00pm
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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Info Session: The Cadmus Group

CLBR is proud to welcome Cadmus back for a fall 2020 info session. Cadmus has a summer internship and they hire new grads as staff members each year. Their...

3:00pm
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Friday, October 9, 2020

Biology Talk: Alfredo Torres, University of Texas Medical Branch

Alfredo Torres, University of Texas Medical Branch "From #Resistance to #Persistence with the Intracellular Pathogen Burkholderia pseudomallei" Dr. Torres'...

4:10pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Meditation

Meditation sessions will take place virtually through the end of January. Join us at https://zoom.us/j/639700409 Silent meditation sessions are open to all...

12:00pm
Virtual Event
(Virtual) Computer Science Colloquium: Career Panel

Dr. Julia Burrows from the Center for Life Beyond Reed will moderate a panel consisting of former CS Reedies in industry.

4:30pm
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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Religion Symposium: Dr. Dylan Burns '03, Freie University Berlin

Dr. Burns will lecture on, "The Oracle to Laius, OR: If God prophesies that you will do something really bad, is it your fault?"

9:00am
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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Chemistry Seminar: Morgan Olsen, Ph.D. "Synthesis and Characterization of Tetramethylammonium Salts of Butyltin-Polyoxotungstates for Thin Film Functionalization"

Morgan Rose Olsen grew up in the small, rural town of Catawissa, Pennsylvania where she loved kayaking and hiking in the central valley. In 2009, she...

4:15pm
Virtual Event
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Join Julia Burrows, CLBR's science and tech advisor, and four terrific Reed alums for a panel discussion about how each of them navigated the post-Reed...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Thirsty Third Thursday at FAR

Save the date! The Forum for Advancing Reed (FAR) is Reed's official volunteer weekend taking place October 16–18. Because FAR is much more than working...

5:00pm
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Friday, October 16, 2020

New Faculty Seminar

The New Faculty Seminar has two goals: (1) to provide important information on being a faculty member at Reed, and (2) to provide a venue for new faculty to...

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Biology Listening Session

An opportunity to talk with Biology faculty and staff about how the semester is going.

4:10pm
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A Virtual Conversation with President Audrey Bilger

Kick off the Forum for Advancing Reed with a conversation with Audrey Bilger, president of Reed College and Hugh Porter, vice president for college relations...

5:00pm
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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Virtual Faculty Talk at FAR - Speaker TBD

Planning for this year's virtual faculty talk at the Forum for Advancing Reed is underway. Rumors have it that it will cover topics related to the 2020...

10:00am
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Virtual Summer Internship Student Showcase at FAR

During a few short weeks, with characteristic Reedie resilience, adaptability, and creativity, students worked with Center for Life Beyond Reed (CLBR)...

1:00pm
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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Reed in the World: a Virtual Plenary Discussion at FAR

As a small liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon, Reed continues to exert an outsize impact in the world. The Reed Career Alliance (RCA) committee of the...

2:00pm
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September 19 - October 18, 2020