Academics and Research

Abandoned pit at Mount Goldsworthy near Mount Grant in Western Australia
November 17

UO study finds Earth's soils hosted life early on

UO's Greg Retallack and colleagues find tiny fossils with signatures of life in ancient Australian rocks
Tim Duy (left) and Bruce McCain
November 16

Post-election uncertainty could hold back economy, experts say

The forecast was a central part of the recent Oregon Economic Forum in Portland
Lori Shontz
November 16

Reporting Roseburg: A journalist’s manual for covering tragedy

The SOJC project compiles stories from 19 local journalists about the experiences of those who cover tragedies
A child reading with a teacher
November 16

UO to lead national comprehensive literacy center

Its aim is to help children with learning disabilities
Artist rendition of protein evolution: Shown are an evolutionary tree and proteins affected by mutations
November 15

Mutation for multicellular life was a backbone changer

The UO's Ken Prehoda and colleagues report how a cellular disruption 600 million years ago led to a change in protein functioning
Robert Kyr (seated) with three students
November 14

UO composer and students pen a new variation on Beethoven

A new work by music professor Robert Kyr and five students will be performed by the Eugene Symphony
Damian Radcliffe, SOJC professor, working at a computer
November 8

Journalism scholars discuss ways the media influence elections

SOJC faculty analyze what research says about media’s evolving role in the elections process
Alexandre Dossin
November 7

UO pianist Alexandre Dossin named to list of Steinway Artists

The UO professor is a passionate admirer of Franz Liszt and performs around the world
Dean Mundy
November 3

SOJC professor investigates diversity within public relations

Assistant Professor Dean Mundy is starting a conversation about diversity in the PR field.
A forest fire in western Canada
November 3

Fire-scarred trees on Northwest island point to human roots

An approach by the UO's Dan Gavin traces historical fire patterns and links them to indigenous populations

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