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Reed Leads the Pack In STEM PhDs Sciences

Reed Leads the Pack In STEM PhDs

New report ranks Reed No. 1 in the nation for STEM grads who go on to earn PhDs.


What Is a Reedie, Anyway? What Is A Reedie 2019

What Is a Reedie, Anyway?

12 grads from the Class of ’19 talk about the ideas that ignite them.


Students Find Glaring Discrepancy in US News Rankings Letters from the Editor

Students Find Glaring Discrepancy in US News Rankings

Study reveals the steep penalty that the rankings giant imposes on Reed.

Arts & Humanities

February 19, 2020

Collecting the Untold Stories

Reed professor wins grant to compile the outstanding stories of Charles Chesnutt.


February 04, 2020

Walk Run Cha-Cha All the Way

Will Laura Nix ’89 win an Oscar for her powerful new documentary?


February 03, 2020

“Master of the Brushstroke” Wins Eliot Award

Abstract artist David Reed ’68 to receive prestigious prize for lifetime achievement.


December 04, 2019

A History of Humanity

In the latest book by Tamim Ansary ’70, he focuses on the narratives that unite civilizations.

December 02, 2019

What the Sentence Can Do

With razor wit and trademark brio, Prof. Jan Mieszkowski takes on literature, philosophy, and the twitterverse.

Sciences

January 06, 2020

Battle of the Brain Theories

Reed psych prof will act as referee in high-stakes showdown between two leading models of consciousness.


December 17, 2019

Positive Associations

Students in Math 113 investigate a curious polytope.


December 03, 2019

The Paradox of Wildfire

The American West is burning. Can we find a way to prevent forest fires without actually making them worse?


November 19, 2019

Reed Astrophysicist Named Outstanding Educator

Prof. Alison Crocker is the recipient of the Swanson Promise Award

October 15, 2019

Phytoplankton in a Warming World

Reed biologists plumb the secrets of the tiny organisms that produce half the planet’s oxygen.

Reed Community

February 20, 2020

Farewell, Mela!

Alumni wrangler Mela Kunitz ’87 retires after 20+ years of service to Reed.


February 19, 2020

Collecting the Untold Stories

Reed professor wins grant to compile the outstanding stories of Charles Chesnutt.


February 17, 2020

PGE Helps Illuminate Reed With Green Energy

Portland General Electric grant puts solar panels on the PAB


February 06, 2020

The Gift That Gives Back

A charitable remainder trust provides income while you need it, and supports Reed’s mission.

February 04, 2020

Walk Run Cha-Cha All the Way

Will Laura Nix ’89 win an Oscar for her powerful new documentary?