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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.

December 10, 2021

Secrets Do Make Friends

Psychologist Luke Chang ’02 spills the beans about the hidden power of gossip.

December 10, 2021

Guardians of the Trees

The fate of the planet is inextricably linked to human health, writes Kinari Webb ’95.

November 29, 2021

Life and Death in a Drop of Water

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

December 3, 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 18, 2021

Beloved Beasts

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

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 6, 2021

Forever DeYoung

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

September 29, 2021

What Is a Reedie, Anyway?

Twelve grads from the Class of ’21 share their discoveries and adventures at Reed.

September 23, 2021

Women in the Ancient World

ANME 377 with Prof. Ellen Millender explores gender, sexuality, and power in ancient societies.

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.

September 10, 2021

Sport and Society

Anthro 324 with Prof. Silverstein looks at how sports reinforce—and challenge—fundamental social constructs.

September 6, 2021

Water and the American West

History 310 with Prof. Josh Howe explores the turbulent controversies surrounding the resource that defines half a continent.