Editor's Picks


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 4, 2018

Listening to Aretha Franklin

The standard narrative of her career overlooks an important dimension of her artistic accomplishment.

October 2, 2018

Reed Biologists Isolate Virus That Preys On Deadly Germs

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

August 6, 2018

Germ Warfare

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

July 17, 2018

Construction Crew Finds Concrete Rabbit Beneath Eliot Hall

Despite tantalizing clues, lagomorph’s origin and mission remain a mystery.

June 4, 2018

The Dynamic Classroom

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

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.

April 13, 2018

New Hum 110 Gets National Attention

Changes to Reed's signature humanities course draw interest far and wide.

January 31, 2018

Hunting for Cosmic Clues in Quantum Wreckage

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