‰ december 2018
Eliot Circular Multicultural Resource Center celebrates 25 years. Geselbracht Honor goes to Prof. Arthur Glasfeld. Isolating the virus that plays on deadly germs.
Advocates of the Griffin New Faces for the Alumni Board. Stephen McCarthy ’65 awarded for distinguished service. FAR-sighted alumni help chart Reed’s future. Keith Allen ’83 gets Babson Award
Our cover photo taken by Kael Alford, “Flooding on Island Road, View toward Isle de Jean Charles from Pointe-aux-Chenes, Louisiana, 2008”
Answering the Call
Phonathon connects a new generation Phonathan generation of studentsof and students alumni.and alumni. By Romel Hernandez
A Fertile Mind
In his seven-decade career, economist Mason Gaffney ’48 championed the primacy of land over capital.
Professors Johnny Powell [physics] and Wally Englert [classics] retire.
By Mamie Stevenson ’12 16
Voice of Conscience
By Romel Hernandez
The Last Cruise by Kate Christensen ’86 Get Your Money Together by Lillian Karabaic ’13 Crazy Rich Asians, a film produced by Robert Friedland ’74 and Kilian Kerwin ’85 And many more.
Books, Films, and Music by Reedies
She fought for gay and civil rights, and just recorded her first album. The inside story on the remarkable life of Kathleen Saadat ’74.
News from our classmates.
American coastlines are drowning. In an excerpt from her stunning new book of literary reportage, Elizabeth Rush ’06 finds out what this means for coastal communities and the rest of us.
Honoring classmates, professors, and friends who have died.
Attorney Jacob Tanzer ’56 Scientist and inventor Steven Boggs ’68
Object of Study
What we’re looking at in class
What social networks can tell us about scientific innovation.
december 2018 Reed Magazine