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Fighting Structural Racism in Science

Moore Foundation supports Reed initiative to boost diversity in STEM.

Black at Reed

Black alumni look back at the challenges they faced, the mentors they found, and the strategies they used to make the college more inclusive—and more just.

The Ominous Cracks in the US News College Ranking System

Malcolm Gladwell exposes the circular logic and the culture of privilege embedded in the ranking giant’s algorithm.

The Social Dynamics of Biology

Theatre/biology major wins Class of ’21 Award for production focused on diversity and inclusion in science.

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Reed in the Media

July 1, 2021

Lord of the rankings

Malcolm Gladwell interviews Prof. Kelly McConville and former students about their investigation into the US News & World Report college rankings. Also, watch Gladwell explaining McConville's reseach on CNN.

Revisionist History

June 29, 2021

Threats against election officials are a threat to democracy

A look at attacks on election officials uses Early Voting Information Center polling data to forecast a potential increase of retirements in the field.

The New Yorker

June 25, 2021

Data analysis of urban trees forecasts climate change impact

Prof. Aaron Ramirez explains how the health of urban trees can be used as an indicator of climate change.

Government Technology

June 23, 2021

Dr. Ali Nouri '97, confirmed by U.S. Senate to serve in the Biden Administration

The U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Ali Nouri by voice vote to serve as Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Department of Energy

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