Sciences

Chemistry Prof Wins Grant to Advance Research on Molecular Crystals

October 26, 2023

Chemistry Prof Wins Grant to Advance Research on Molecular Crystals

Gonzalo Campillo-Alvarado has been awarded a three-year grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

By Katie Pelletier '03

August 2, 2023

In the Zebrafish Tank

Rapidly developing eggs and eyes offer unique insight into cell behaviors.


August 1, 2023

Kevan Shokat ’86 Receives Vollum Award

The scientist's research targeting KRAS mutations has opened doors to a new class of cancer treatments.


March 14, 2023

Prof. Sam Fey Wins NSF CAREER Award

The associate professor of biology will study thermal refuges amid climate warming.


February 17, 2023

Two Reed Faculty Earn Fulbright Scholar Awards for 2022-23

Profs. Jamie Pommersheim [math] and Tom Landvatter [GLAM] each received grants to conduct research abroad.

December 21, 2022

Chemistry Prof. Kelly Chacón Named Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

The award honors young faculty and comes with an unrestricted research grant of $75,000, which Chacón will use toward their work in bioinorganic spectroscopy.

September 28, 2022

Newly Tenured Faculty Bring Ideas and Innovation to Reed

Get to know ten professors making exceptional contributions to the college’s mission.

September 13, 2022

Fact-Checking the College Scorecard

An online database was supposed to make college more transparent. Instead, Reed students found, it’s sowing confusion.

June 16, 2022

A Mighty Win for Reed Statistics Students

Three students took first place in a national statistics competition.

March 28, 2022

Dragonglass, They Call It

In Anthropology 308, obsidian offers a glimpse into ancient human lives and cultures.

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.

December 10, 2021

Black Holes and Stellar Observations

Reed College astrophysicists devise new way to calculate the mass of black holes in distant galaxies.

December 13, 2021

What the Pandemic Has Taught Us about Teaching (and Learning)

How coronavirus spurred Reed professors to rethink their classroom strategies.

December 10, 2021

The Shape of Things To Come

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