Reed Magazine

Ominous Cracks in the US News Ranking System Letters from the Editor

Ominous Cracks in the US News Ranking System

Malcolm Gladwell exposes the circular logic embedded in the ranking giant’s algorithm.


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.


June 30, 2021

Pirouetting Through the Pandemic

How Reed’s dance professors found creative ways to teach despite the challenges of social distancing.


April 27, 2021

From Antiquity to Zoom

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

April 09, 2021

Documentary as a Form of Resistance

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

Sciences

September 15, 2021

Brilliant Mathematician, Iconic Professor

Reed mourns loss of Prof. Thomas Wieting, who taught math for more than 50 years.


September 13, 2021

Through the Looking Glass

Grant from Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation brings cutting-edge microscope to Reed.


August 26, 2021

Mural Honors Leading Reed Biologist

Prof. Helen Stafford joins pantheon of inspiring scientists in bio stairwell.


July 20, 2021

Fighting Structural Racism in Science

Moore Foundation supports Reed initiative to boost diversity in STEM.

July 12, 2021

The Long Arc

Prof. Mary James has been working to reshape Reed’s trajectory on race for three decades.

Reed Community

September 15, 2021

Brilliant Mathematician, Iconic Professor

Reed mourns loss of Prof. Thomas Wieting, who taught math for more than 50 years.


September 13, 2021

Through the Looking Glass

Grant from Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation brings cutting-edge microscope to Reed.


August 26, 2021

Mural Honors Leading Reed Biologist

Prof. Helen Stafford joins pantheon of inspiring scientists in bio stairwell.


August 24, 2021

Reed Welcomes Class of ’25

Incoming class is more than 500 strong, the biggest in the college’s history.

August 12, 2021

Donors Dig Deeper than Ever Before

Reedies give record-breaking $5.5M to the Annual Fund to help students through COVID-19.