Cool Projects


September 17, 2020

Out of This Whorl

Reed physics majors show how the galaxy developed its enigmatic barred spiral.

May 4, 2020

Art Fills the Void

Students use 3D-scanning technology to mount senior thesis show.

April 29, 2020

Theatre Students Defy Covid-19

For spring production, students will perform the most notorious radio play of all time.

April 9, 2020

Music Prof Wins Award For Opera Based on WWI

Project gives voice to women affected by the Great War.

March 11, 2020

Rewiring the Brain’s Addiction Circuit

Reed psychologists pinpoint a neuropeptide that blunts the craving for alcohol in rats.

March 9, 2020

In the Soil of Cyprus, Clues to an Empire

Reed students dig for artifacts that could shed light on the world of Alexander the Great.

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 13, 2019

The Transformative Power of the Watson Fellowship

Reed celebrates 50 years of partnership with the Watson Foundation propelling students around the globe to develop their potential.

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 27, 2019

Deconstructing Wall Street

The Financial Services Fellowship gives Reed students insight into the world of power and money.