Academics and Research

Image from a liquor store with an inset of Oregon's required signage that warns women to avoid alcohol while pregnant
April 18

Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working

Signs in a Eugene grocery store prompted a budding UO health economist to ask if such warnings were a policy that is working
Charles Martinez (left) with colleague and student
April 17

UO’s Charles Martinez named to Knight Professorship

Martinez is a leading researcher in prevention science and helping disadvantaged groups
Woman studying on exercise machine
April 14

Class helps undergraduates master the art of 'adulting'

The College of Education class smooths the path to young adulthood, emphasizing health and responsibility
Installing an earthquake sensor
April 11

Oregon and Washington are now in real time with ShakeAlert

EWEB begins installing seismic sensors as the UO works to fine-tune detection of earthquake activity
Collage of research photos
April 10

20 university researchers receive Faculty Research Awards

Work by faculty from across campus was recognized in the annual honors
Ice in a fjord near a Greenland town
April 7

UO takes ice research to Eugene middle school students

Full day of activity at the Arts & Technology Academy featured two UO scientists and students involved in the UO's STEM CORE program
Stock image portrays a connected network of people with an individual brain illuminated as a symbol for sociology and group interaction
April 6

Regional sociology gathering puts focus on UO psychologist

Issues related to institutional betrayal, a field of research pioneered by Jennifer Freyd, are under the spotlight of a conference in Portland
A hospital operating room
April 5

Philosophy students get to the heart of ethics in medical care

When the hospital becomes a classroom, ethical concepts take on new meaning
Erlandson on the Channel Islands
April 4

Archaeology work by UO's Erlandson wins special honor

His 'kelp highway' theory helped change the view of early migrations to the West Coast
Professor Lynn Stephen in Oaxaca, Mexico
March 31

UO professor to lead world Latin America scholars association

Lynn Stephen is in line to be president of the Latin American Studies Association

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