Reed Magazine

Reed Biologists Isolate Virus That Preys on Deadly Germs Sciences

Reed Biologists Isolate Virus That Preys on Deadly Germs

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


The Pyramid Conspiracy Arts & Humanities

The Pyramid Conspiracy

What's behind the rise of pseudoarchaeology—and why should we care?


Reed and the Rankings Game Letters from the Editor

Reed and the Rankings Game

The hidden penalties and statistical shenanigans that pervade the college-ranking guidebooks.

Arts & Humanities

February 14, 2019

The Dance of Death

Prof. Minh Tran stages his first major performance in eight years.


February 04, 2019

The Pyramid Conspiracy

What's behind the rise of pseudoarchaeology—and why should we care?


January 03, 2019

Using Mind Tricks To Remember Ulysses

Comp-lit major will exploit ancient mnemonic device to memorize passages from Joyce’s masterpiece.


December 06, 2018

The Power of the Spirit

Prof. Mark Burford examines the tension between devotion and emotion in a new book on gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.

November 29, 2018

The Voice of Prophecy

Vox Sibyla concert features music inspired by female prophets—literal and metaphorical.

Sciences

February 12, 2019

Geselbracht Honor Goes to Prof. Glasfeld

Created with a $3 million gift by an anonymous donor, the chair memorializes an exceptional professor.


January 09, 2019

Cracking the Quantum Hall Problem

Spiros Michalakis will come to Reed to discuss the puzzle that baffled a generation of physicists.


December 18, 2018

Unlocking Atomic Secrets

Chemistry profs tackle copper ions and proton tunneling in semester’s last lecture.


December 03, 2018

Bio Prof Will Trace Cancer’s Mixed Signals

Prof. Anna Ritz wins NSF grant to analyze signaling pathways in colon cancer.

November 15, 2018

Math Prof Wins National Honor for Work on Algebra

Prof. Irena Swanson is named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Reed Community

February 14, 2019

The Dance of Death

Prof. Minh Tran stages his first major performance in eight years.


February 12, 2019

Geselbracht Honor Goes to Prof. Glasfeld

Created with a $3 million gift by an anonymous donor, the chair memorializes an exceptional professor.


February 04, 2019

The Pyramid Conspiracy

What's behind the rise of pseudoarchaeology—and why should we care?


January 30, 2019

Did They Just Make the World’s Biggest Stick of Chalk?

Reed students create six-foot-tall chalk monster in effort to break world record.

January 24, 2019

Reed Leaders Share Updates With Alumni

Reed On The Road sessions focus on diversity and inclusion, strategic planning, and presidential search.