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

October 25, 2021

No Face, No Case

Students deconstruct portraiture at a new exhibition at the Cooley.


October 19, 2021

Historian of Big Questions

Reed mourns the loss of Prof. Ed Segel, who taught history for 38 years.


October 18, 2021

Beloved Beasts

Science writer Michelle Nijhuis ’96 explores the fascinating history of the conservation movement.


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.

Sciences

November 29, 2021

Life and Death in a Drop of Water

Reed biologists focus on phytoplankton for clues to ecological resilience and adaptation.


December 03, 2021

Merck Foundation Honors Reed Trustee

Gift will honor Roger Perlmutter ’73 by endowing a chair in the biological 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.

Reed Community

December 03, 2021

Merck Foundation Honors Reed Trustee

Gift will honor Roger Perlmutter ’73 by endowing a chair in the biological sciences.


October 25, 2021

No Face, No Case

Students deconstruct portraiture at a new exhibition at the Cooley.


October 19, 2021

Historian of Big Questions

Reed mourns the loss of Prof. Ed Segel, who taught history for 38 years.


October 13, 2021

Fanfare in a Minor Key

Howard Barlow ’15 was the heart and soul of Reed’s music program. The English Department didn’t approve.

October 06, 2021

Forever DeYoung

Paul DeYoung, director of international programs, retires after 43 years of service to Reed.