In The News

Postdoctoral researcher Erica Hartmann
March 3

UO researcher cooks up chemistry for kids

Hartman wrote "The Adventures of Meg A. Mole, Future Chemist," a child-friendly publication issued by the American Chemical Society.
McKay Sohlberg, professor of communications disorders and sciences
February 26

UO’s McKay Sohlberg promotes concussion therapy on OPB

The communications disorders and sciences professor is using peer group support to help young people deal with concussion aftereffects.
Students in the OregonBILDS studio frame and lift exterior walls into place.
February 25

UO housing design program wins national award

The housing design award is given jointly by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the American Institute of Architecture.
Stone statues on Easter Island
February 22

When is a weapon not a weapon? New research on Easter Island

Artifacts thought to be weapons could actually be agricultural tools, according to research by Clark Honors College Dean Terry Hunt and others.
OPB Think Out Loud logo
February 17

Professor's work saving ancient texts featured on OPB

Religious studies professor David Hollenberg discusses his efforts to save historic Islamic texts threatened by the civil war in Yemen.
David Hollenberg (right) is assistant professor of Arabic language and literature in the Department of Religious Studies
February 5

Professor in race to save ancient Yemeni texts

David Hollenberg's efforts to save historical books from the destruction of war is featured in a news story on the Al Jazeera website.
UO geophysics professor Doug Toomey spoke about the need for an earthquake early warning system.
February 3

Doug Toomey attends White House earthquake summit

Toomey spoke to reporters about the need for an early warning system and a system for passing alerts along to the general public.
UO chemistry professor Geri Richmond
January 29

Richmond issues call for world cooperation in science

Richmond believes problems involved food, energy and the environment can only be solved when nations work together on science.
Leafcutters at work on a leaf
January 29

Robert Schofield's work on leafcutter ants gets a spotlight

Stories on Schofield's research on leafcutter ants also have appeared in and EurekAlert! in addition to other news sites.
New York Times building
January 28

Tuong Vu analyzes Vietnam's elections in NYT

The UO political science professor discussed the prospects for the Southeast Asian nation's economy in the wake of recent elections.