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A Young Pakistani Physicist Who Loves Nuclear Reactors

Raza Rumi | Posted 10.26.2016 | World
Raza Rumi

Shabbar is a mild-mannered young man of immense talents. As a student of Physics at Reed College, Portland, Oregon he became an ardent student of the science behind nuclear reactors.

What Makes a University Great? Audacious Irreverence, That's What!

Deepak Sarma | Posted 08.20.2013 | College
Deepak Sarma

1. What Makes a University Great? It is very easy to give banal or trite answers -that a so-called "Great University" provides an envir...

The Stakes Are Big: Choose Small

John Kroger | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
John Kroger

Millions are about to make one of the most important decisions of their lives. Their choice will greatly affect the next four years and determine their future. No, I'm not talking about the presidential election, but high school seniors choosing their path in higher education.

Which Colleges Have Most Liberal, Conservative Alumni?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.17.2012 | College

What do Steve Jobs, designer Emilio Pucci and DJ pioneer Dr. Demento have in common? They all attended the school with the most liberal alumni -- R...

Top 10 Hipster Colleges

Unigo | Posted 11.27.2012 | College

Look no further -- you've found the definitive list for colleges with the most hipster culture in America!

Top 10 Colleges with Unique Traditions

Unigo | Posted 11.04.2012 | College

One of the best parts of college are those crazy nights where everyone participates in a tradition, from naked bike rides to midnight chants. Today's...

The Worst 'Wheel Of Fortune' Fail Ever?!

Posted 05.17.2012 | TV

"Wheel of Fortune" has seen its fair share of failed efforts. And not even a little "magic" could help one college student this week. The long-runn...

Lucia Graves

Pot Advocates Celebrate Big Victory In Oregon | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Pro-pot groups have reason to celebrate: Ellen Rosenblum, a retired appellate court judge who's been vocal in her support for Oregon's medical marijua...

The 15 Geekiest Colleges

Posted 02.21.2012 | College

Not every college is tailored toward the student who grew up wearing sweater vests and obsessing over their new TI-83 calculator. However, there a...

Colleges For Visionaries

Posted 12.06.2011 | College

It can be something as seemingly insignificant as an art class that inspires the greatest minds of our time to create and innovate. In his famous spee...

The 10 Colleges With The Best Professors

Posted 10.11.2011 | College

Having a good professor can indelibly affect your college experience, and make you remember facts that most people would forget after a decent period ...

The 10 Colleges With The Best Professors

Posted 10.11.2011 | College

Having a good professor can indelibly affect your college experience, and make you remember facts that most people would forget after a decent period ...

The NERDIEST Colleges

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 09.05.2011 | College

What is a nerd? A person that throws himself or herself into rigorous academics, stands in the corner at parties and tries to pick up potential mates...

Reed College To Loosen Confidentiality Policy In Sexual Harassment Cases

Posted 06.07.2011 | College

Reed College officials are prepared to take steps towards easing the college's confidentiality policy in sexual assault cases, according to the Portla...

Fake University Steals Reed College's Website

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hopeful Reed College students, beware -- there's an imposter out there. Enterprising web scammers have taken website plagiarism to a whole new level ...

Reportedly Suicidal Man Found Dead At Reed College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Portland Police Bureau officials said a man who was found dead inside his vehicle parked at Reed College had been reported as missing and suicidal. ...

Searching for Cannibals

Danna Harman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Danna Harman

"Why Papua New Guinea?" my mom asks me. I have no immediate answers. But a week later, I have not only found it on a map, but also come up with a philosophy to explain the voyage.

Students Study Less, Earn Higher Grades

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent study by University of California-Santa Barbara economist Philip Babcock found that students today work less and have higher expectations in ...

Offshore Tax 'Shenanigans': Report Reveals How Multinationals Are Duping Government Out Of Billions

Bloomberg | Jesse Drucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A U.S. tech company identified only by the pseudonym "Delta" generated as much as 55 percent of its revenue domestically while reporting to shareholde...

Reed Heroin Deaths Prompt Gov't Intervention

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Last week, the president of Reed College was given a warning from state officials: Stop drug use at the Portland, Ore. campus, or risk facing a loss o...

TV's $$$ Has Made College, Pro Football Fumble Away the Game

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bill Mann

TV's obsessive coverage of football, a lucrative sport, has sullied it, possibly irreparably.