Academics and Research

Sarah Hashiguchi with her room design
May 1

Design students partner with prisoners to improve furniture

The class helped design and fabricate prototype furnishings for more than 300 rooms in Bean Hall, which is being renovated
Student Alivia Nelson
April 28

A new major helps students make music that pops

New popular music degree offers students the chance to pursue their passion with the flexibility to double major
English professor Ben Saunders
April 26

UO English prof helps decode superheroes in new documentary

Ben Saunders, who co-founded the UO comic and cartoon studies program, is part of the four-hour, two-part series
Bharat Venkat
April 25

UO professor awarded fellowship for research on TB in India

The award from the American Council of Learned Societies will help Bharat Venkat finish a book
The Aashraya team with a finished emergency shelter
April 24

In quake-ravaged Nepal, a student's work is helping rebuild

Dristi Manandhar will soon have her master's in architecture; she already knows how she will use it
Image of melting globe
April 24

Latest climate research will be aired at UO symposium

What’s new with climate change in Oregon?
UO biologist Chuck Kimmel
April 24

Two scientists honored for contributions to zebrafish research

Biologists Chuck Kimmel and Adam Miller are recognized for their work with the model organism
Syrian refugees at railway station in Hungary
April 21

UO psychologist to explore the numbing of compassion

Paul Slovic's Quack Chats talk will address valuing human life amid rising death counts in the world's hot spots
Diana Libuda
April 20

UO biology professor Diana Libuda named 2017 Searle Scholar

The award will help fund a research project aimed at understanding male infertility
Leaf with sustainability icons
April 18

UO named sustainability hub for Pacific Rim university network

The group will hold its first international conference in Portland this September