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October 2, 2018

Reed Biologists Isolate Virus That Preys On Deadly Germs

Newly discovered bacteriophage destroys drug-resistant strains of E. coli.

By Chris Lydgate ’90

September 24, 2018

Unravelling Neural Codes of Behavior

Prof. Zornik wins $670K NSF grant to investigate how neural circuits govern behavior patterns.


August 6, 2018

Germ Warfare

Reed biologists use a virus to attack a deadly strain of E. coli.


June 12, 2018

Reedies Flourish With Fulbrights

Bumper crop of Reed grads win Fulbright fellowships.

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June 8, 2018

National Science Foundation Grant Awarded to Chemistry Professor

Prof. Julie Fry wins a second major grant this year.

June 4, 2018

The Proton Phenomenon

Prof. Miriam Bowring investigates ways to liberate hydrogen from its bonds.

June 4, 2018

The Dynamic Classroom

Reed’s curriculum is constantly evolving—and it’s not going to stop anytime soon.

May 22, 2018

Playing With Patterns

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

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 microorganisms to fight pollution.

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 27, 2018

When Stars Explode

Object of Study– What we’re looking at in class