Academics


October 19, 2022

The Botany of Poetry

What does a 19th-century herbarium have to teach us about plants and politics?

September 28, 2022

Newly Tenured Faculty Bring Ideas and Innovation to Reed

Get to know ten professors making exceptional contributions to the college’s mission.

September 22, 2022

What is a Reedie, Anyway?

Meet twelve seniors from the class of ’22.

September 13, 2022

Fact-Checking the College Scorecard

An online database was supposed to make college more transparent. Instead, Reed students found, it’s sowing confusion.

September 6, 2022

Restored or Conquered?

In Russian Literature 371, students discover cultural messages in an 18th-century medallion that impact world events today.

August 19, 2022

English Major Scores Unrue Award for Poetry Thesis

Kelly Wenzka ’22 synthesized theory from several disciplines to analyze tone of voice in Elizabeth Bishop's poetry.

June 16, 2022

A Mighty Win for Reed Statistics Students

Three students took first place in a national statistics competition.

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.