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Truth and Justice in Tulsa

The Ground Breaking unearths the sinister history of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

The Biggest Lab on Campus

Bio students make exciting discoveries in the Reed canyon—and raise questions for its future.

New Bridge Honors Metro Councilor

Portland bridge is named for visionary planner Bob Stacey ’72.

Physics Junior Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Patrick Park ’22 earns national recognition for exceptional promise in physics.

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Reed in the Media

June 9, 2021

DNA jumps between animal species. No one knows how often.

Professor of Biology Sarah Schaack comments on recent discoveries that are leading researchers to question if genes can transfer from one species to another outside the normal sexual channels.

Quanta Magazine

June 7, 2021

Oxygen levels dropping in US and European lakes: study

Professor of Biology Samuel Fey helps explain why a decline in dissolved oxygen levels could reshape the ecosystems of lakes.

The Scientist

June 6, 2021

Reed offers anonymous peer-to-peer mental health support

Dr. Johanna Workman, Reed's director of counseling services, talks about how the college is fulfilling its commitment to the health, wellbeing and academic success of it students during the pandemic.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

May 28, 2021

A skillful narrative of excavating the truth about the Tulsa race massacre

A New York Times book review of The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth ’76 calls the volume "candid and self-aware" in its exploration of the Tulsa Race Massacre, built upon "earnest efforts to get at this history, and to get it right." His previous book, Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, was a landmark study that began as his senior thesis at Reed.

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