In The News

Paul Slovic at his desk
July 24

Slovic describes 'psychic numbing' in an interview with Vox

The UO psychology professor hopes his research will help change public behavior
Law books
July 21

Law prof's alimony app helps attorneys reach fair settlements

Julie Armbrust was recently feature in The Register-Guard speaking about her app
Amazon meal kits
July 21

With meal kits, preventing waste overcomes packaging worry

Chemist David Tyler says preventing food waste is more important than reducing packaging
Whitney Wagoner
July 17

Football needs to draw more young fans to counter decline

The UO's Whitney Wagoner says the lure of television is making it harder to fill stadiums
Newspapers stacked on a laptop
July 11

Media week: UO scholars in the news during the past two weeks

Reporters sought out UO experts on topics ranging from politics to China
Nicole Dahmen
July 7

Research suggests media should adjust coverage of shootings

More emphasis on help and support could lessen the risk of copycat events
The UO's fMRI device
July 6

Study of good parenting and poverty garners headlines

The UO's Nick Allen was part of the team that found positive changes in young brains
Image shows varying sizes of pyrosomes found in the water off the Oregon Coast
June 30

'Sea pickles' story tickles the nation's media outlets

A story about a research team that includes a UO graduate student went viral
Law professor Liz Tippett
June 27

Law professor to testify on effects of law firm drug ads

Liz Tippett said little is known about any effects the ads have on people's health
UO business professor Troy Campbell
June 23

Coverage of new health act wanes as debate drags, prof says

Marketing professor Troy Campbel says psychology plays a role in the decline