Reed Magazine

Chemist Probed the Architecture of the Infinitesimal Sciences

Chemist Probed the Architecture of the Infinitesimal

Marilyn Olmstead ’65 defied obstacles to become a star crystallographer.


Truth and Justice in Tulsa Books, Film, Music

Truth and Justice in Tulsa

New book unearths the sinister history of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.


Meet the Microbes with an Appetite for Plastic Sciences

Meet the Microbes with an Appetite for Plastic

Reed biologists grow strains of bacteria that feed on plastic pollution.

Arts & Humanities

June 23, 2021

The Social Dynamics of Biology

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


June 23, 2021

Where There’s Smoke

Environmental studies major wins Class of ’21 award for innovative way to measure pollutants in wildfire smoke.


April 27, 2021

From Antiquity to Zoom

Reed’s Latin Forum brings Portland’s young scholars together.


April 09, 2021

Documentary Resistance

In Spanish 372 students delve into documentary films about struggles for social justice.

March 22, 2021

Defining and Defying Difference

History students explore race, ethnicity, and empire with Prof. Radhika Natarajan

Sciences

June 23, 2021

The Social Dynamics of Biology

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


June 23, 2021

Where There’s Smoke

Environmental studies major wins Class of ’21 award for innovative way to measure pollutants in wildfire smoke.


May 03, 2021

The Biggest Lab on Campus

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


April 29, 2021

Physics Junior Wins Goldwater Scholarship

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

April 27, 2021

Biochemist Joins National Academy of Sciences

Reed grad Rachel Klevit ’78 is elected to the nation’s top scientific organization.

Reed Community

May 03, 2021

The Biggest Lab on Campus

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


April 29, 2021

New Bridge Honors Metro Councilor

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


April 29, 2021

Physics Junior Wins Goldwater Scholarship

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


April 27, 2021

From Antiquity to Zoom

Reed’s Latin Forum brings Portland’s young scholars together.

April 19, 2021

Senior Wins Davis Award for Traffic Sign Project

Nebiyat Esubalew ’21 will put up road safety signs outside schools in Ethiopia.