Academics and Research

Collage of research photos
April 10

20 university researchers receive Faculty Research Awards

Work by faculty from across campus was recognized in the annual honors
Ice in a fjord near a Greenland town
April 7

UO takes ice research to Eugene middle school students

Full day of activity at the Arts & Technology Academy featured two UO scientists and students involved in the UO's STEM CORE program
Stock image portrays a connected network of people with an individual brain illuminated as a symbol for sociology and group interaction
April 6

Regional sociology gathering puts focus on UO psychologist

Issues related to institutional betrayal, a field of research pioneered by Jennifer Freyd, are under the spotlight of a conference in Portland
A hospital operating room
April 5

Philosophy students get to the heart of ethics in medical care

When the hospital becomes a classroom, ethical concepts take on new meaning
Erlandson on the Channel Islands
April 4

Archaeology work by UO's Erlandson wins special honor

His 'kelp highway' theory helped change the view of early migrations to the West Coast
Professor Lynn Stephen in Oaxaca, Mexico
March 31

UO professor to lead world Latin America scholars association

Lynn Stephen is in line to be president of the Latin American Studies Association
Regrowth in zebrafish tail fin denoted by green fluorescent proteins
March 29

UO team unlocks mystery of zebrafish bone regeneration

Using fluorescent proteins and microscopy, researchers find a mechanism that regenerates amputated tail fins
trED logo
March 28

Event will launch campus drive to redesign the core curriculum

'Dear X: Letters from the Classroom' uses theater to help start the discussion
Art depicts a mouse exploring its environmentMouse explores its environment along a path represented by neurons (Art by Ann Mari Amundsgard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
March 27

UO mouse study explores brain region hit early in Alzheimer's

Using mice, researchers with UO-Norway ties gain new insights on how certain memories form
LED lights
March 24

Students light up at a company's request for designer bulbs

Portland start-up Luxium Lighting turns to UO’s product design students to find creative ways to create fixtures for its new LED bulbs

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