Academics and Research

Dave Sutherland's team at work on boat at Alaskan glacier
August 30

Glacial ice is a way of life for UO oceanographer

Dave Sutherland reels in a boatload of National Science Foundation grants, including one with Mark Carey to study glaciers in Antarctica
UO professor Esther Jacobson-Tepfer recording an image stone from the Turkic period in the valley of Postigiin Gol. (Photo: Gary Tepfer)
August 24

A hard place: UO professor finds beauty in Mongolian rock art

Esther Jacobson-Tepfer built a career researching and preserving ancient Asian rock art
Daniel Tichenor
August 22

New study delves into state approaches to immigration

UO professor Dan Tichenor will examine the effects of starkly different state policies on immigration
Lauren Lanahan
August 16

Study highlights the domino effect of federal research funding

Business professor Lauren Lanahan finds that when federal agencies invest in research, more funds follow from states, nonprofits and industry
Jason Hubbard and Ulrich Mayr in MRI control room
August 15

UO team finds signs of pure altruism in the brain

Researchers also see influence of age as they combine personality measures, charitable-giving behavior, neural science and fMRI in a new study
UO faculty sit with a youngster and coach him on a new digital communications tool for developmentally disabled children.
August 12

Summer camp helps families, kids with special needs communicate

The College of Education program helps kids and families who often have run out of options
Viktoriia Haiboniuk
August 4

The power of storytelling draws Ukrainian scholar to SOJC

Fulbright student Viktoriia Haiboniuk was drawn to the school's Portland multimedia program
The ruins of Pompeii, with Mount Vesuvius in the background
August 4

UO classics professor digs up the dirt on Pompeii

Classics professor Kevin Dicus has been sifting through the ruins for more than 10 years
Fish tanks in the UO's zebrafish lab
August 2

Researchers probe microbes and health at UO symposium

The two-day conference will focus on research using zebrafish and other models to understand human health
UO doctoral student Gwynne Mhuireach in the field
August 2

UO study finds what's in the air at Eugene's parks, parking lots

A pilot study of microbial communities in urban settings could point toward the need for green spaces in growing cities

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