Research


February 19, 2020

Collecting the Untold Stories

Reed professor wins grant to compile the outstanding stories of Charles Chesnutt.

January 6, 2020

Battle of the Brain Theories

Reed psych prof will act as referee in high-stakes showdown between two leading models of consciousness.

December 3, 2019

The Paradox of Wildfire

The American West is burning. Can we find a way to prevent forest fires without actually making them worse?

November 26, 2019

Bitter Harvest

Explosive analysis of the 1967 race riots by Robert Shellow ’51 was suppressed by the White House and forgotten for 50 years. How does it look today?

October 15, 2019

Phytoplankton in a Warming World

Reed biologists plumb the secrets of the tiny organisms that produce half the planet’s oxygen.

September 27, 2019

Reed Leads the Pack In STEM PhDs

New report ranks Reed No. 1 in the nation for STEM grads who go on to earn PhDs.

August 27, 2019

Inside the Demon Factory

How rallies, protests, and street brawls feed the far-right propaganda machine.

July 24, 2019

Students Find Glaring Discrepancy in US News Rankings

Study reveals the steep penalty that the rankings giant imposes on Reed.

July 8, 2019

Hotter Summers Spell Catastrophe for Fish

Biology thesis predicts that catastrophic fish die-offs will quadruple in Wisconsin lakes by 2100.

May 21, 2019

The Enigma of Consciousness

Neuroscience researchers win grant to investigate the machinery of awareness.