Academics


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.

August 27, 2021

Russian Culture Under Putin

Russian 390 with Prof. Zhenya Bershtein explores how artists and writers depict life in Putin’s Russia.

July 20, 2021

Fighting Structural Racism in Science

Moore Foundation supports Reed initiative to boost diversity in STEM.

July 12, 2021

Seizing The Moment

Frustrated by Reed’s Eurocentric curriculum, these students went rogue and built their own DIY alternative.

July 9, 2021

The Ominous Cracks in the US News College Ranking System

Malcolm Gladwell exposes the circular logic and the culture of privilege embedded in the ranking giant’s algorithm.

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.

June 30, 2021

Pirouetting Through the Pandemic

How Reed’s dance professors found creative ways to teach despite the challenges of social distancing.