Cool Projects


February 14, 2019

The Dance of Death

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

February 4, 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 22, 2019

To Borneo—And Beyond

Neuroscience major does photojournalism internship with an assist from the Center for Life Beyond Reed.

January 9, 2019

Cracking the Quantum Hall Problem

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

January 3, 2019

Using Mind Tricks To Remember Ulysses

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

October 18, 2018

Reed Data Scientists Want To Safeguard Your Privacy

Professors win NSF grant to find ways to protect personal information stored in giant databases.

October 2, 2018

Reed Biologists Isolate Virus That Preys On Deadly Germs

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

September 28, 2018

Otters Romp in Reed Canyon

Sinuous semiaquatic mammals set up camp in Reed’s wild watershed.

September 1, 2018

What Is a Reedie, Anyway?

Members of the class of ’18 tell us about their theses, professors, and time at Reed.