Academics and Research

Richard Hildreth and Alexandra Hoffman
October 4

UO study says poor communication hurts coast management

Law school researchers call for a collaborative council approach to better implement laws designed to assure ecosystem protections along the Oregon coast
UO undergraduate Clair Getz with fellow researchers on a research ship off Greece.
October 3

Cascade: Undergrad dives into research in Aegean Sea

Clair Getz, a geology student, helped map the seafloor around the island of Santorini
Nichole Kelly of the UO's Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative
September 30

Nichole Kelly joins health cluster to improve eating behaviors

During the summer, the former NIH postdoctoral researcher met with community leaders in preparation to help tackle the issue of childhood obesity
Kyle Welch in the lab
September 28

In a UO lab, water takes on the consistency of wine

Research by Eric Corwin and doctoral student Kyle Welch may point the way to easily converting one material to take on different duties
Dennis Jenkins and Ed Davis of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History
September 27

UO scientists place extinct horse with humans in Paisley Caves

Fossils found in archaeological excavations at the Oregon caves are found to be a species of a small horse that went extinct in last ice age
Leslie Leve of the College of Education
September 22

UO has role in new national initiative on children's health

NIH chooses research led by Leslie Leve as part of an initiative to probe environmental influences on health from pregnancy to early adulthood
Peter Walker (left) and Robert 'Lavoy' Finicum, a militia member who was later killed in a standoff with police.
September 20

Bundys did damage in Burns as well as at refuge, UO prof says

Geography professor Peter Walker is writing a book on how the occupation affected Burns
Lara Bovilisky
September 19

Professor's new digital tool puts Shakespeare in his place

'Time's Pencil' provides context that makes the Bard's life even more interesting
UO journalism professor Andrew DeVigal
September 14

SOJC grant will advance new approach to journalism

The $221,000 grant from the Knight Foundation will aid 'engagement journalism'
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