Academics and Research

Kathryn Thier (left) and Nicole Dahmen
September 9

SOJC pioneers 'solutions journalism' approach to news

Students approach stories by looking a problems and solutions together
Image shows a collection of dust on a shelf inside a building
September 8

UO team finds antibiotic resistance genes in indoor dust

Research led by postdoctoral fellow Erica Hartmann documents the first evidence of that combination in an indoor environment
Bootprint left by astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the surface of moon during the Apollo 11 mission
September 7

What a difference an 'a' makes

Neil Armstrong probably said 'That's a small step for a man ..." when he set foot on the moon, UO prof says
Lucas Silva, standing at right, in the field in Tibet.
September 2

New UO researcher finds surprise growth in Tibetan forest

Working with colleagues from China and the UC Davis, Lucas Silva unlocks a potentially new way to study how plants respond to climate change
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

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