Academics and Research

Pacific Ocean
June 15

A UO grad student is on the trail of a weird jellyfish invasion

Researchers from NOAA and the UO are trying to understand increasing numbers of tubular pyrosomes that are disrupting coastal fishing operations
Breanne Schnell
June 15

UO students earn national scholarships to study abroad

Eighteen students received prestigious scholarships for world travel
Dave Koranda walking across stage
June 13

SOJC instructor receives national distinguished educator award

Advertising instructor Dave Koranda was honored by the American Advertising Federation
Students working with a camera.
June 12

Cinema studies to become a formal department

CAS will be the academic home for the department, with faculty also from SOJC
Faculty Excellence Award medallion
June 9

Provost announces the recipients of Faculty Excellence Awards

The awards recognize a commitment to world-class research and teaching
Kiara Kashuba working at a food bank
June 9

Table is set for the inaugural graduation of food studies minors

Eight undergraduate students will graduate this spring and summer with a minor in food studies, the first such degrees awarded in the program’s history.
Geri Richmond
June 6

American Chemical Society gives top award to UO's Geri Richmond

The National Medal of Science winner will receive the 2018 Priestley Medal next March in New Orleans
Levi's Stadium in San Franscisco
June 5

Study finds consumers question sports sponsorship deals

UO marketing professor helps in a study about the motives that people infer about deals between sports teams and company sponsors
Image shows two spinning black holes with properties like those found in the merger detected in January
June 1

LIGO's second run detects another merger of black holes

UO physics team again has an important role in the international effort to find gravitational waves and expand knowledge about the universe
The Globe Theater in London
June 1

Honors college students sweep up prestigious scholarships

Awards provide opportunities for policy experience in DC and Shakespeare study in the UK

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