Academics


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.

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.

November 29, 2021

Life and Death in a Drop of Water

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

October 25, 2021

No Face, No Case

Students deconstruct portraiture at a new exhibition at the Cooley.