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May 3, 2021

The Biggest Lab on Campus

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

By Katie Pelletier ’03

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.

April 13, 2021

Let’s Fix This

Our planet’s in trouble. Here are some ideas on confronting the climate crisis, brought to you by Reed and Reedies.

April 13, 2021

Race, Heat, and Redlining

Urban heat islands are often a legacy of racism. Cate Mingoya ’08 has ideas on how to fix that.

April 12, 2021

Spread the Word

Reed grads have written an astonishing number of books about climate change and sustainability. Here’s a tiny sample.

April 9, 2021

Growing the Curriculum

The environmental studies program currently offers more than two dozen courses. Here’s a small sample.

April 6, 2021

Happy Birthday, Environmental Studies!

Reed’s unique ES program celebrates its 10-year anniversary.

April 1, 2021

Don't Cut Down Trees—Make Paper from Straw

Ben Rankin ’87 has a new use for an agricultural waste product.

March 30, 2021

Power and Ice

Watson Fellow Alisa Chen ’21 will examine the dynamics of power and privilege in ice hockey.

March 30, 2021

How To Make Green(er) Paint

America is drowning in old paint, but it needn’t. Just ask chemist Jim Quinn ’83.

March 29, 2021

Live Wild

Mardy Murie ’23 fought to create the Arctic National Wildlife Range.