Academics


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.

May 3, 2021

The Biggest Lab on Campus

Bio students make exciting discoveries in the Reed canyon—and raise questions for its future.

April 29, 2021

Physics Junior Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Patrick Park ’22 earns national recognition for exceptional promise in physics.

April 27, 2021

Biochemist Joins National Academy of Sciences

Reed grad Rachel Klevit ’78 is elected to the nation’s top scientific organization.

April 9, 2021

Growing the Curriculum

The environmental studies program currently offers more than two dozen courses. Here’s a small sample.