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May 22, 2018

Playing With Patterns

Reed students bring the thrill of mathematical and algorithmic thinking to local public schoolchildren.

By Gabriel Zinn ’15

May 13, 2018

Epidemiologist Speaks at Commencement

Cancer expert Preetha Rajaraman ’94 is at forefront of global public health.


May 7, 2018

Reed and Partners Win EPA Grant to Profile Diesel Exhaust

Reed, DEQ, PSU, Neighbors for Clean Air, Multnomah County, City of Portland partner on two-year diesel study.


May 2, 2018

Bio Major Breeds Microbes That Eat Plastic

Hungry bacteria thrive on plastic water bottles, opening up the possibility of using microörganisms to fight pollution.

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May 1, 2018

Seven Professors Granted Tenure

Congrats to Professors Bashir, Cerveny, Cohen, Duffly, Khan, Szwarcberg Daby, and Zornik.

March 23, 2018

Chalk and Awe

Reed students create a gargantuan stick of chalk, possibly the biggest on record.

February 23, 2018

The Science Spark

Reed science majors inspire local gradeschoolers through outreach program.

January 31, 2018

Hunting for Cosmic Clues in Quantum Wreckage

Prof. Larkoski wins award for outstanding contributions to quantum chromodynamics.

January 23, 2018

Do Reedies Dream of Electric Sheep?

Students learn the art of lucid dreaming at Paideia.

December 1, 2017

The Unpredictable Statistician

Prof. Albyn Jones [math 1986–2017] retires after 30 years at Reed

October 8, 2017

Statisticians Nab Top Honors

American Statistical Association honors two Reed math seniors for theses on networks and bicycle routes.

September 22, 2017

Bio Prof. Wins Grant to Probe Craniofacial Disorders

Prof. Derek Applewhite receives $400K from NIH to investigate a gene linked to cleft palate.

September 8, 2017

Reed Launches Neuroscience Major

Students will get full immersion in an emerging science.

September 1, 2017

Gene Hunter

Anne Calof ’78 stalks the genetic misprint responsible for the devastating disorder that claimed her daughter.