Research


November 29, 2021

Life and Death in a Drop of Water

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

September 13, 2021

Through the Looking Glass

Grant from Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation brings cutting-edge microscope to Reed.

August 26, 2021

Mural Honors Leading Reed Biologist

Prof. Helen Stafford joins pantheon of inspiring scientists in bio stairwell.

July 20, 2021

Fighting Structural Racism in Science

Moore Foundation supports Reed initiative to boost diversity in STEM.

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.

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.