Academics and Research

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November 20

Three researchers get Fulbrights to research, teach abroad

Michael Fifield, Brian Klopotek and Thomas Payne are this year’s recipients
Mouth of the Colorado River at the Gulf of California in March 2017
November 16

UO-led research maps major shifts in Colorado River history

Becky Dorsey finds the river’s connection to the ocean was a punctuated affair played out over 2 million years
Keats Conley diving for tiny sea animals
November 15

Study shows how a tiny sea animal feeds itself, and the ocean

Scuba and high-speed video allow Keats Conley to capture new info about a creature she wasn’t seeking
People using cellphones
November 14

Researchers think cell phones might help prevent suicides

UO researchers use facial patterns, language and movement to track behavioral changes
Books in a tablet
November 13

New minor brings high-tech tools to the study of the humanities

Data visualization, digital publishing and digital mapping tools are revolutionizing the field
Jon Erlandson in kayak
November 10

The first Americans were seafarers, not hikers, paper says

Jon Erlandson believes the first humans in the Americas arrived by boat, not a Siberian land bridge
Students in the CMAE
November 9

Joint effort will boost student academic success and diversity

Multicultural center and Undergraduate Studies partner on new initiative
White Stag Block
November 9

New Agora Center report finds a promising future for local news

The white paper, the center's first, sees hope for locally oriented journalism
Illustration of predicted protein evolutionary routes
November 6

A failed experiment may help explain a protein puzzle

An effort to predict protein evolution didn’t work as expected but still may benefit medicine
Particle collision illustration
November 3

Pub talk on Nov. 8 to explore the deep physics of the universe

Stephanie Majewski will offer a close-up look at the Large Hadron Collider and her quest to find dark matter

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