Author Archives: Robin Tovey '97

Beyond the Beaches: Puerto Rico & Its Coffee Heritage (new dates!)

Only 90 minutes from the mainland lies Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory.  Among the oldest of the world’s colonies, it is a place where the best of two cultures coexist.  But beyond the renowned beaches, isolated and almost forgotten… Continue reading

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Apollo knows talent!

Apollo calls you out to play your own tune, or revel in those of others, amidst all of the talent that will be showcased at Reunions ’13: Reedfayre, June 12-16. More than 600 people are already signed up to attend. … finish reading Apollo knows talent!

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All-knowing Athena has your number…

Whatever your reunion numeral may be, follow Athena’s yarn back to Reed and revel in the company of fellow alumni. The goddess of wisdom invites you to indulge your playful side, apply your intellect in Alumni College (one during and one after … finish reading All-knowing Athena has your number…

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Hoist a pint to Steve Arch at 4 p.m.

The biology department would like to share this virtual toast with all friends of Steve: “As you know, Steve Arch passed away unexpectedly on Sunday while vacationing with friends in Colorado.  He made a huge impact on our lives and … finish reading Hoist a pint to Steve Arch at 4 p.m.

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Greg Eibel is retiring!

Greg Eibel is retiring from his work as the machinist in the physics department at Reed College after 38 years. As the second longest serving staff member at the college, he’s had the opportunity to work with, befriend, inspire, and … finish reading Greg Eibel is retiring!

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Virginia Woolf’s England

Join Jay Dickson, professor of English & humanities, along with Robin Tovey ’97, assistant director of alumni & parent relations, as they plunge headlong into the world of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group, October 9-17, 2013. Using the cities … finish reading Virginia Woolf’s England

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Reed on the Road 2013: the conversations continue

The tour has begun. More than sixty alumni, parents, and friends who attended the Reed on the Road: Campaign Edition event in Seattle welcomed President John R. Kroger last night. After a brief introduction, John accepted clarifying questions and words … finish reading Reed on the Road 2013: the conversations continue

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Reed on the Road 2013: Campaign Edition

Reed on the Road: Campaign Edition Though our centennial campaign is over, Reed’s commitment to its historic principles and goals continues. The impact of the $200 million that alumni, parents, and friends contributed to help strengthen the academic program and … finish reading Reed on the Road 2013: Campaign Edition

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Travel to Russia

Russia and its Riches: 10th-anniversary tour, May 25-June 9 The Reed College alumni office and Russian department have collaborated on many a trip, and we are pleased to embark on another. We will visit Moscow and St. Petersburg with their … finish reading Travel to Russia

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Dr. Demento rocks campus this weekend

Three chances to see Barry Hansen ’63, aka Dr. Demento, back on campus this weekend! Paideia Concert: Dr. Demento “Grandpa’s Pornograph: soft-core and hard-core porn on phonograph records, from the 1890s to the 1950s” Friday, January 25, 7 p.m., Vollum … finish reading Dr. Demento rocks campus this weekend

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