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Science and Systematic Racism

A year since the murder of George Floyd, the scientific community still needs to listen to more Black voices.

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Prof. Derek Applewhite and students in his Reed College lab investigate how cells get their structure.

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Reed College biologists focus on phytoplankton for clues to ecological resilience and adaptation.

Merck Foundation Honors Reed Trustee

Gift will honor Roger Perlmutter ’73 by endowing a chair in the biological sciences.

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Reed in the Media

November 21, 2021

Ben Read reads "At Harlem Hospital Across the Street from the Schomburg ..."

Ben Read '21 pays homage to prof. Samiya Bashir by reciting one of her poems for Spokane Public Radio.

Spokane Public Radio

November 19, 2021

Michelle Nijhuis '96 on Changing the Conservation Narrative

Reed graduate and White Salmon–based writer talks her latest book, the problematic history of the conservation movement, and what living off the grid taught her.

Portland Monthly Magazine

November 8, 2021

Liberal Arts Colleges Buck Pandemic Downturn

While other higher ed institutions are struggling to attract students, liberal arts colleges in Oregon are welcoming larger classes. Vice President of Admission Milyon Trulove explains why.

Oregon Business

October 30, 2021

Poet’s Q&A: Lisa Steinman on Landscapes, Community, and the Embodiment of the Page

ArtsWatch Q&A with poet, author, and professor Lisa Steinman about reading, writing, community, and the landscapes of her childhood.

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