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April 15, 2022

Doug’s Fir and Alan’s Organic Imprint

Profs. Doug Fix [history] and Alan Shusterman [chemistry] plant trees on the occasion of their retirement

March 30, 2022

Autonomy and Authority

Revolutions in early modern technology and scientific thought animated discussions about power—Hum 211/212 explores how.

March 30, 2022

Cultural Encounters

Looking beyond East-meets-West, students in Hum 211/212 set out to understand how early modern cultures changed one another.

March 30, 2022

Gendered Dialogues

Hum 211/212 reframes the Renaissance through the study of women.

March 28, 2022

Dragonglass, They Call It

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

March 23, 2022

The Birth of the Modern

In a series of essays, Reed's Humanities 211/212 faculty offer a glimpse into an unforgettable course.

March 25, 2022

Understanding Reed’s Endowment

How it works, and why it matters.

April 3, 2022

Would Frodo Wear Tie-Dye?

And Other Paideia Concerns

March 25, 2022

Eid al-Fitr makes its animated debut

After growing up watching reactionary stereotypes, a screenwriter creates space for nuanced Muslim characters.

March 22, 2022

Happy Birthday Scriptorium!

The Calligraphy Initiative celebrates 10 years of serifs and glyphs, metal nibs and oak gall ink, and the generous support of a small group of alumni and friends who made it possible.

March 1, 2022

Reed's First Sustainability Coordinator Begins

Rachel Willis will focus on community and equity-minded sustainability practices.

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.