Science and Systematic Racism

December 16, 2021

Science and Systematic Racism

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

By Prof. Derek Applewhite

July 9, 2021

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.

February 11, 2021

Dean of the Faculty Pushes Back at WSJ on Grades

Prof. Kathy Oleson says Wall Street Journal columnist got wires crossed on Reed’s grading policy.

June 15, 2020

Reflections and Action on the Murder of George Floyd

Dean for institutional diversity urges us not to squander this moment.

June 6, 2020

A Response to the George Floyd Demonstrations

Biology professor writes about pride, race, identity, and science.

May 11, 2020

Save Democracy. Vote By Mail.

States should let citizens cast their votes without ever visiting the polling station.

April 28, 2020

Should You Wear a Mask? Yes.

Wearing a mask is a smart social investment.

May 18, 2018

Act of Creation

Why senior theses at Reed are inherently creative.